Before the Dawn

Before the Dawn

Recovering the Lost History of Our Ancestors

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Penguin Putnam
Nicholas Wades articles are a major reason why the science section has become the most popular, nationwide, in theNew York Times. In his groundbreaking Before the Dawn, Wade reveals humanitys origins as never beforea journey made possible only recently by genetic science, whose incredible findings have answered such questions as: What was the first human language like? How large were the first societies, and how warlike were they? When did our ancestors first leave Africa, and by what route did they leave? By eloquently solving these and numerous other mysteries, Wade offers nothing less than a uniquely complete retelling of a story that began 500 centuries ago.



Random House, Inc.
Nicholas Wade’s articles are a major reason why the science section has become the most popular, nationwide, in the New York Times. In his groundbreaking Before the Dawn, Wade reveals humanity’s origins as never before—a journey made possible only recently by genetic science, whose incredible findings have answered such questions as: What was the first human language like? How large were the first societies, and how warlike were they? When did our ancestors first leave Africa, and by what route did they leave? By eloquently solving these and numerous other mysteries, Wade offers nothing less than a uniquely complete retelling of a story that began 500 centuries ago.

Baker & Taylor
A history of humanity's ancient ancestry draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals.

Baker
& Taylor

A provocative alternate history of humanity's ancient ancestry and the evolution of human nature draws on ground-breaking scientific findings to offer insight into such debated issues as the evolution of language and race, the domestication of companion animals, and the defeat of the Neanderthals. Reprint. 50,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 2007
ISBN: 9780143038320
014303832X
9781400102327
Characteristics: 314 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm

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Daveinportland
Aug 29, 2016

If you are interested in humanity before the advent of civilization, this is a good book!

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