The Last Neanderthal: The Rise, Success, And Mysterious Extinction Of Our Closest Human Relatives

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The Last Neanderthal: The Rise, Success, and Mysterious Extinction of Our Closest Human Relatives

Scientists have long known that the popular image of the Neanderthal as a primitive, hairy, heavily browed, club-wielding brute is not supported by the fossil evidence. But to date, no such consensus has existed on the riddle of Neanderthals' disappearance. The Last Neanderthal, written by one of the most respected authorities he subject and supported by a dazzling wealth of material, paints the first full portrait of the most familiar and haunting of human relatives. Drawing on the latest findings and sophisticated new techniques of analysis, Ian Tattersall marshals the best available evidence to unravel the mysteries of the Neanderthals -- who they were, how they lived, how they succeeded for so long. Drawing on his own research and the work of others, Tattersall takes on the most fascinating question of all -- what happened to them? This revised edition is fully updated to include information on Tattersall's recent survey of all known Neanderthal fossils and cutting-edge work with Neanderthal DNA.

Specifications of The Last Neanderthal: The Rise, Success, and Mysterious Extinction of Our Closest Human Relatives

GENERAL
AuthorIan Tattersall
BindingHardcover
LanguageEnglish
Edition1
ISBN-100028608135
ISBN-139780028608136
PublisherMacmillan General Reference
Number Of Pages208
Publication Date1996-03
DIMENSIONS
Height12 inch.
Length0.75 inch.
Width9 inch.
Weight2.78 pounds.

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