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003    OCoLC 
005    20201006012730.0 
008    200824s2020    bccabcf  b    001 0 eng d 
020    9781771647519|q(hardback) 
020    1771647515|q(hardback) 
035    (OCoLC)1191757142 
040    BDP|beng|erda|cBDP|dIMR|dWCFLS|dHRF 
041 1  eng|hger 
049    CKEA 
082 04 599.938|223 
100 1  Böhme, Madelaine,|d1967-|eauthor. 
240 10 Wie wir Menscen wurden.|lEnglish 
245 10 Ancient bones :|bunearthing the astonishing new story of 
       how we became human /|cby Madelaine Böhme, Rüdiger Braun, 
       and Florian Breier ; foreword by David. R. Begun ; 
       translated by Jane Billinghurst. 
263    202009 
264  1 Vancouver, Canada :|bGreystone Books,|c[2020] 
300    xii, 337 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates :
       |billustrations (some color), maps (some color), color 
       portraits ;|c24 cm 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    unmediated|bn|2rdamedia 
338    volume|bnc|2rdacarrier 
500    Originally published as Wie wir Menscen wurden in Germany,
       ©2019, by Wilhelm Heyne Verlag, Munich. 
504    Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-321) and 
505 0  El Graeco and the split between chimpanzees and humans. 
       Questioning the origins of humans: the detective work 
       begins -- The Greek adventure: the first fossil apes from 
       Pikermi -- In the Queen's garden: Bruno von Freyberg's 
       discovery  -- In search of forgotten treasure: a journey 
       into the catacombs beneath the Nazi party rally grounds in
       Nuremberg -- Magnetometers and microtomography: ancient 
       bones in a high-tech lab -- The real planet of the pages. 
       Disasters and successes: a short history of the search for
       our origins -- African beginnings: the golden age of ape 
       evolution -- Progress in Europe: great apes in oak forests
       -- Apes in Allgäu: was Udo a missing link -- The cradle of
       humanity: Africa or Europe?. The primal ancestor: still an
       ape or an early hominin -- Fossil footprints from Crete: 
       puzzling prints of an ancient biped -- A skull in the sand
       and a secret thighbone: the shady case of Sahelanthropus -
       - From early hominin to prehistoric human: the out-of-
       Africa theory begins to wobble -- Climate change as a 
       driver of evolution. Not just counting bones: 
       reconstructing the environment is key -- Buried in the 
       sands of time: landscape and vegetation in El Graeco's 
       time -- The great barrier: a gigantic desert becomes an 
       insurmountable obstacle -- A gray-white desert and a salty
       sea: The Mediterranean dries out -- What makes humans 
       human. Free hands: lots of room for creativity -- 
       Wanderlust: curiosity about the unknown -- Hairless 
       marathoner: the running human -- Fire, intellect, and 
       small teeth: how diet influenced the development of brain 
       -- Vocal connections: from Alarm cries to culture -- The 
       lone survivor. A confusing complexity: the problem with 
       the family tree -- A puzzling phenomenon: humans from 
       Denisova cave -- And then there was one: the rational 
520    A thrilling new account of human origins, as told by the 
       paleontologist who led the most groundbreaking dig in 
       recent history.-- Somewhere west of Munich, Madelaine 
       Böhme and her colleagues dig for clues to the origins of 
       humankind. What they discover is beyond anything they 
       imagined: the fossilized bones of Danuvius guggenmosi 
       ignite a global media frenzy. This ancient ancestor defies
       our knowledge of human history--his nearly twelve-million-
       year-old bones were not located in Africa--the so-called 
       birthplace of humanity--but in Europe, and his features 
       suggest we evolved much differently than scientists once 
       believed.In prose that reads like a gripping detective 
       novel, Ancient Bones interweaves the story of the dig that
       changed everything with the fascinating answer to a 
       previously undecided and now pressing question: How, 
       exactly, did we become human? Placing Böhme's discovery 
       alongside former theories of human evolution, the authors 
       show how this remarkable find (and others in Eurasia) are 
       forcing us to rethink the story we've been told about how 
       we came to be, a story that has been our guiding narrative
       --until now. 
546    In English. Translated from German. 
650  0 Human beings. 
650  0 Evolution (Biology) 
650  0 Human evolution. 
650  0 Paleoanthropology|xResearch. 
655  7 Creative nonfiction.|2lcgft 
700 1  Braun, Rüdiger,|eauthor. 
700 1  Breier, Florian,|eauthor. 
700 1  Begun, David R.,|ewriter of foreword. 
700 1  Billinghurst, Jane,|d1958-|etranslator. 
994    C0|bCKE 
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