Ancestors: In Search of Human Origins
Ancestors is the companion volume to a three-part miniseries - hosted by Johanson - of the award-winning PBS science series NOVA. With spectacular photographs and riveting accounts of Dr. Johanson's recent adventures in such exotic landscapes as fossil-rich eastern Africa and the Willandra Lakes region of Australia, the excitement of discovery is contagious. Like a good detective on a lead, Johanson crosses four continents, gathering clues to hominid anatomy, habitat, and placement along the fossil time line in an effort to piece together a compelling picture of human ancestry.
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ANCESTORS: The Search for Our OriginsUser Review - Kirkus
Forget bipedalism. Forget language. Forget pair-bonding and cooperation. What distinguishes Homo sapiens from all other species is the need to explain. And what better explainer than ... Read full review
Ancestors: in search of human originsUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
A companion volume to the PBS Nova television series, this book reads much like a nature documentary soundtrack. Johanson, the paleoanthropologist world famous for his discovery of the "Lucy ... Read full review