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The fossil trail

how we know what we think we know about human evolution

by Ian Tattersall

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human evolution,
  • Fossil hominids,
  • Paleoanthropology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIan Tattersall.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN281 .T357 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 276 p. :
    Number of Pages276
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1106416M
    ISBN 100585111782, 0195061012
    LC Control Number94031633


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