John H. Relethford's 50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding PDF

By John H. Relethford

50 nice Myths of Human Evolution makes use of universal misconceptions to discover easy concept and learn in human evolution and advance severe pondering talents for lay readers and students.

  • Examines intriguing—yet largely misunderstood—topics, from basic rules approximately evolution and human origins to the evolution of contemporary people and up to date traits within the field
  • Describes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can let us know approximately human origins
  • Demonstrates the ways that technology adapts and alterations over the years to include new facts and higher explanations
  • Includes myths equivalent to “Humans lived whilst dinosaurs;” “Lucy was once so small simply because she was once a child;” “Our ancestors have constantly made fire;” and “There is a sturdy courting among mind dimension and intelligence”
  • Comprised of stand-alone essays which are excellent for informal analyzing, in addition to footnotes and references that let readers to delve extra deeply into topics

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