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Author Leakey, Richard E.

Title People of the lake : mankind and its beginnings / by Richard E. Leakey and Roger Lewin.

Imprint Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1978.


Location Call No. Status
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  573.3 LEA    Check Shelf
Description xii, 298 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note Includes index.
Summary Discusses recent human fossil discoveries at Lake Turkana in Kenya and explains what has been learned about the evolution, anatomy, and social behavior of prehistoric man from these remains.
Contents People of the lake -- A question of survival -- In the beginning -- A new perspective on human origins -- The human family unearthed -- Lessons from bones and stones -- An ancient way of life -- The first affluent society -- The nature of intelligence -- The origins of language -- Sex and the need for women's liberation -- An end to the hunting hypothesis.
Subject Human evolution.
Anthropology -- Turkana, Lake (Kenya and Ethiopia)
Anthropology -- Kenya.
Anthropology. (OCoLC)fst00810196
Human evolution. (OCoLC)fst00963030
Africa -- Lake Turkana. (OCoLC)fst01333684
Kenya. (OCoLC)fst01208718
Human evolution.
Fossil hominids -- Kenya -- Lake Turkana Region.
Added Author Lewin, Roger.
Other Form: Online version: Leakey, Richard E. People of the lake. Garden City, N.Y. : Anchor Press, 1978 (OCoLC)644024712
ISBN 0385130252
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