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Carl Zimmer is the author of three well-received books on evolution. A Guggenheim fellow in 2002, he writes regularly for magazines, including National Geographic, Science, Newsweek, and Natural History.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I highly recommend this book to anyone wanting to learn more about anthropology and evolution.
This is a handsome book It's like a coffee table book with the high gloss, heavy pages and the beautiful artwork, but smaller in size.
The clearest book on paleoanthropology I have read but still well researched and clearly written.
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Carl is a notable science journalist and author (12 books – on evolution, the brain and micro-organisms). Read more
This is one of the best books on paleoanthropology on the market today. You might call it a coffee table book if it weren't for its diminutive size of 7 by 8 inches. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Robert Williams
This guide is an overview of the story of human evolution through fossil discoveries. For anyone just beginning to explore their interest in the topic, this is a handy reference... Read morePublished 14 months ago by Dr. Morbius
Huge pictures, easy to read and understand. This was one of my Anthropology 101 textbooks but could easily be a coffee table book or pleasure read.Published 15 months ago by Ruth Jones
I don't have much to say on it specifically since I purchased the product for someone else. I would recommend buying it since I have heard no negative reviews on it.Published on April 13, 2013 by Fresh
Great book that is simple to understand. Not too long not too short. The only problem with books on this topic is that they seem to go out-of-date quickly because the... Read morePublished on February 25, 2013 by Dan Meyers
This book gives a good, simple background to human evolution. Coupled with the much more comprehensive The Human Career, there isn't much left uncovered.Published on February 7, 2013 by Andrew Sitek