Preface. Chapter 1: Dawn at Twilight Cave. Chapter 2: Bipedal Apes. Chapter 3: The World's Oldest Whodunit. Chapter 4: The First True Humans. Chapter 5: Humanity Branches Out. Chapter 6: Neanderthals Out on a Limb. Chapter 7: Body before Behavior. Chapter 8: Nurture of Nature Before the Dawn? Appendix: Placing Ancient Sites in Time. Selected Further Reading. Index.
Richard G. Klein, Ph.D., is Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. He is the author of the definitive scholarly book on human evolution, The Human Career. Blake Edgar is a science editor at the University of California Press and the coauthor with Donald Johanson of From Lucy to Language. He has written for Discover, Scientific American, GEO, and numerous other magazines.
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