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The Human Career: Human Biological and Cultural Origins

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Described as "by far the best book of its kind" (Henry McHenry, Evolution) and "the best introduction to the problems and data of modern palaeoanthropology yet published" (R. A. Foley, Antiquity), The Human Career has proved to be an indispensable tool in teaching human origins since its publication in 1989. This substantially revised edition retains Richard Klein's innova ...more
Hardcover, 840 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by University Of Chicago Press (first published 1989)
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Captain Sir Roddy, R.N. (Ret.)
This review is associated with the 3rd Edition of Richard G. Klein's The Human Career: Human Biological and Cultural Origins (2009)--

Wow! Nearly one month later I have actually come to the end of this most amazing book. My hat is off to Dr Klein, as The Human Career: Human Biological and Cultural Origins is arguably the most thorough and comprehensive, yet eminently readable, treatise associated with paleoanthropology, archaeology and human evolution that I've yet to encounter. While the book wa
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