50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding by John H. Relethford

By John H. Relethford

50 nice Myths of Human Evolution makes use of universal misconceptions to discover uncomplicated concept and examine in human evolution and develop severe considering abilities for lay readers and students.

  • Examines intriguing—yet largely misunderstood—topics, from basic principles approximately evolution and human origins to the evolution of contemporary people and up to date traits within the field
  • Describes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can let us know approximately human origins
  • Demonstrates the ways that technology adapts and alterations over the years to include new facts and higher explanations
  • Includes myths comparable to “Humans lived even as dinosaurs;” “Lucy used to be so small simply because she used to be a child;” “Our ancestors have consistently made fire;” and “There is a sturdy dating among mind dimension and intelligence”
  • Comprised of stand-alone essays which are excellent for informal interpreting, in addition to footnotes and references that let readers to delve extra deeply into topics

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