In Search of Adam: The Story of Man's Quest for the Truth about His Earliest Ancestors

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Houghton, Mifflin, 1956 - Anthropology, Prehistoric - 540 pages
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The uncovering of prehistory is probably the most dramatic chapter of natural history, full of incident and intrigue, as well as of human tragedy. If the evidence of prehistory is examined with the eye of the professional student it acquires an uncanny reality. It emerges from the museums, the cabinets of specimens and the libraries, dissipating the mists of ignorance that obscure the epochs of human and cultural evolution by which the fate of our world has been decided.

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Read in 1991. Fascinating chronicle of science's quest to find the missing link. Covers scams, actual finds, the scientific communitie's refusal of new theories not agreeing with the current accepted ... Read full review

Contents

PREFACE
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CHAPTER H THE MAN WHO CLASSIFIED NATURE
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LINKS BETWEEN MAN AND BEAST
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