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The Resource Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon

Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon

Label
Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species
Title
Close encounters with humankind
Title remainder
a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species
Statement of responsibility
Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • kor
  • eng
Summary
Explores how the field of paleoanthropology enables insights into some of the world's leading evolutionary questions, exploring such topics as the life cycles of ancient people, the origins of social nature, and the common traits between modern humans and Neanderthals
Cataloging source
PNX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Sang-Hee
Dewey number
569.93/8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Translated from the Korean. Original title unavailable
LC call number
GN281
LC item number
.L4413 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Yoon, Shin-Young
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human evolution
  • Paleoanthropology
  • Fossil hominids
  • Evolution (Biology)
Label
Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Korea [©2015] by ScienceBooks Publishing Co., Ltd., Seoul, a division of Minumsa publishing Group ... English translation ©2018"--Title page verso
  • Volume based on essays originally published in Gwa Hak Dong A, a science magazine for the general public.--Introduction
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Let's take a journey together -- 1. Are we cannibals? -- 2. The birth of fatherhood -- 3. Who were the first hominin ancestors? -- 4. Big-brained babies give moms big grief -- 5. Meat lovers R us -- 6. Got milk? -- 7. A gene for Snow White -- 8. Granny is an artist -- 9. Did farming bring prosperity? -- 10. Peking man and the Yakuza -- 11. Asia challenges Africa's stronghold on the birthplace of humanity -- 12. Cooperation connects you and me -- 13. King Kong -- 14. Breaking back -- 15. In search of the most humanlike face -- 16. Our changing brains -- 17. You are a Neanderthal! -- 18. The molecular clock does not keep time -- 19. Denisovans: the Asian Neanderthals? -- 20. Hobbits -- 21. Seven billion humans, one single race? -- 22. Are humans still evolving? -- Epilogue 1: Precious humanity -- Epilogue 2: An invitation to an unfamiliar world of paleoanthropology -- Appendix 1: Common questions and answers about evolution -- Appendix 2: Overview of hominin evolution
Control code
on1021187122
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780393634822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393634822
  • (OCoLC)1021187122
Label
Close encounters with humankind : a paleoanthropologist investigates our evolving species, Sang-Hee Lee with Shin-Young Yoon
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "Originally published in Korea [©2015] by ScienceBooks Publishing Co., Ltd., Seoul, a division of Minumsa publishing Group ... English translation ©2018"--Title page verso
  • Volume based on essays originally published in Gwa Hak Dong A, a science magazine for the general public.--Introduction
  • Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-286) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: Let's take a journey together -- 1. Are we cannibals? -- 2. The birth of fatherhood -- 3. Who were the first hominin ancestors? -- 4. Big-brained babies give moms big grief -- 5. Meat lovers R us -- 6. Got milk? -- 7. A gene for Snow White -- 8. Granny is an artist -- 9. Did farming bring prosperity? -- 10. Peking man and the Yakuza -- 11. Asia challenges Africa's stronghold on the birthplace of humanity -- 12. Cooperation connects you and me -- 13. King Kong -- 14. Breaking back -- 15. In search of the most humanlike face -- 16. Our changing brains -- 17. You are a Neanderthal! -- 18. The molecular clock does not keep time -- 19. Denisovans: the Asian Neanderthals? -- 20. Hobbits -- 21. Seven billion humans, one single race? -- 22. Are humans still evolving? -- Epilogue 1: Precious humanity -- Epilogue 2: An invitation to an unfamiliar world of paleoanthropology -- Appendix 1: Common questions and answers about evolution -- Appendix 2: Overview of hominin evolution
Control code
on1021187122
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
304 pages
Isbn
9780393634822
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780393634822
  • (OCoLC)1021187122

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