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The Resource Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils, Lydia Pyne

Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils, Lydia Pyne

Label
Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils
Title
Seven skeletons
Title remainder
the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils
Statement of responsibility
Lydia Pyne
Title variation
7 skeletons
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"A science historian describes seven famous ancestral fossils that have become known around the world, including the three-foot tall "hobbit" from Flores, the Neanderthal of La Chapelle, the Taung Child, the Piltdown Man hoax, Peking Man, Australopithecus sediba and Lucy, "--NoveList
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pyne, Lydia
Dewey number
569.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GN282
LC item number
.P96 2016
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fossil hominids
  • Human evolution
Label
Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils, Lydia Pyne
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: famous fossils, hidden histories -- The old man of La Chapelle: the patriarch of paleo -- Piltdown: a name without a fossil -- The Taung child: the rise of a folk hero -- Peking Man: a curious case of paleo-noir -- The ascension of an icon: Lucy in the sky -- The precious: Flo's life as a hobbit -- Sediba: TBD (to be determined) -- Afterword: O fortuna!: a bit of luck, a bit of skill
Control code
1653099
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780525429852
Lccn
2016008398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1653099
  • (OCoLC)932001634
Label
Seven skeletons : the evolution of the world's most famous human fossils, Lydia Pyne
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: famous fossils, hidden histories -- The old man of La Chapelle: the patriarch of paleo -- Piltdown: a name without a fossil -- The Taung child: the rise of a folk hero -- Peking Man: a curious case of paleo-noir -- The ascension of an icon: Lucy in the sky -- The precious: Flo's life as a hobbit -- Sediba: TBD (to be determined) -- Afterword: O fortuna!: a bit of luck, a bit of skill
Control code
1653099
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
276 pages
Isbn
9780525429852
Lccn
2016008398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1653099
  • (OCoLC)932001634

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