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The Resource The hunt for the dawn monkey : unearthing the origins of monkeys, apes, and humans, Chris Beard ; illustrations by Mark Klingler

The hunt for the dawn monkey : unearthing the origins of monkeys, apes, and humans, Chris Beard ; illustrations by Mark Klingler

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The hunt for the dawn monkey : unearthing the origins of monkeys, apes, and humans
Title
The hunt for the dawn monkey
Title remainder
unearthing the origins of monkeys, apes, and humans
Statement of responsibility
Chris Beard ; illustrations by Mark Klingler
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Language
eng
Summary
Taking us back roughly 45 million years into the Eocene, "the dawn of recent life," Chris Beard, a world-renowned expert on the primate fossil record, offers a tantalizing new perspective on our deepest evolutionary roots. In a fast-paced narrative full of vivid stories from the field, he reconstructs our extended family tree, showing that the first anthropoids--the diverse and successful group that includes monkeys, apes, and humans--evolved millions of years earlier than was previously suspected and emerged in Asia rather than Africa. In The Hunt for the Dawn Monkey, Beard chronicles the saga
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  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The hunt for the dawn monkey : unearthing the origins of monkeys, apes, and humans, Chris Beard ; illustrations by Mark Klingler
Label
The hunt for the dawn monkey : unearthing the origins of monkeys, apes, and humans, Chris Beard ; illustrations by Mark Klingler
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1525/j.ctt1ppk93
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-329) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Missing links and dawn monkeys -- Toward Egypt's sacred bull -- A gem from the Willwood -- The forest in the Sahara -- Received wisdom -- The birth of a ghost lineage -- Initial hints from deep time -- Ghost busters -- Resurrecting the ghost -- Into the African melting pot -- Paleoanthropology and pithecophobia
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1 online resource (xv, 348 pages, [16] pages of plates)
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Form of item
online
Isbn
9780520940253
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Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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illustrations (some color), maps
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unknown sound
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remote

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