The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction

With their large brains, sturdy physique, sophisticated tools, and hunting skills, Neanderthals are the closest known relatives to humans Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving in Europe

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Almost Human: The Astonishing Tale of Homo Naledi and the Discovery That Changed Our Human Story

This first person narrative about an archaeological discovery is rewriting the story of human evolution A story of defiance and determination by a controversial scientist, this is Lee Berger s own take on finding Homo naledi, an all new species on the human family tree and one of the greatest disco

The Edge of Memory: Ancient Stories, Oral Tradition and the Post-Glacial World

In The Edge of Memory, Patrick Nunn explores the science in folk history He looks at ancient tales and traditions that may be rooted in scientifically verifiable fact, and can be explored via geological evidence, such as the Biblical Flood n nWe all know those stories that have been told in our fami

The First Signs: Unlocking the Mysteries of the World's Oldest Symbols

One of the most significant works on our evolutionary ancestry since Richard Leakey s paradigm shattering Origins, The First Signs is the first ever exploration of the little known geometric images that accompany most cave art around the world the first indications of symbolic meaning, intelligence,

The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World

Roughly half the world s population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto Indo European But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe Until now their identity has remained a tantalizing mystery