Cover of: The dawn of human culture | Richard G. Klein

The dawn of human culture

Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

A bold new theory on what sparked the "big bang" of human culture The abrupt emergence of human culture over a stunningly short period continues to be one of the great enigmas of human evolution. This compelling book introduces a bold new theory on this unsolved mystery. Author Richard Klein reexamines the archaeological evidence and brings in new discoveries in the study of the human brain. These studies detail the changes that enabled humans to think and behave in far more sophisticated ways than before, resulting in the incredibly rapid evolution of new skills. Richard Klein has been described as "the premier anthropologist in the country today" by Evolutionary Anthropology. Here, he and coauthor Blake Edgar shed new light on the full story of a truly fascinating period of evolution. Richard G. Klein, PhD (Palo Alto, CA), is a Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University. He is the author of the definitive academic book on the subjec...

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [278]-283) and index.
"A Peter N. Nevraumont book."

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
599.93/8
Library of Congress
GN281 .K548 2002

The Physical Object

Pagination
288 p. :
Number of pages
288

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3581431M
Internet Archive
dawnofhumancultu00klei
ISBN 10
0471252522
LC Control Number
2002277680
OCLC/WorldCat
48883181
Library Thing
112146
Goodreads
111014
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