“Our Human Story is my go-to book on what is going on in human evolution right now. Which species are which, which ones are where, and what is our current understanding of dates? What did they eat? What were their environments? Why does it matter? What changed? What happened? Human evolution is an incredibly complex subject. We keep on coming up with new species. No one expected the Denisovans. And we keep on finding new species. There’s the hobbit species, Homo Floresiensis, and there’s Homo Naledi, that has just come up in South Africa. It’s really difficult to stay on top of these things and this book summarizes them without skimping on the important detail and it’s written by two people who know exactly what they’re talking about.” Read more...
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