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Author Beard, K. Christopher.

Title The hunt for the dawn monkey : unearthing the origins of monkeys, apes, and humans / Chris Beard ; illustrations by Mark Klingler.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    569.8 BEA    Available
Description xv, 348 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-329) and index.
Contents Missing links and dawn monkeys -- Toward Egypt's sacred bull -- A gem from the Willwood -- The forest in the Sahara -- Received wisdom -- The birth of a ghost lineage -- Initial hints from deep time -- Ghost busters -- Resurrecting the ghost -- Into the African melting pot -- Paleoanthropology and pithecophobia.
Subject Primates, Fossil.
Monkeys, Fossil.
Fossil hominids.
Human beings -- Origin.
ISBN 0520233697 (alk. paper) : $27.50

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