John Reader


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An author and photojournalist with more than forty years' professional experience. He holds an Honorary Research Fellowship in the Department of Anthropology at U.C.L.

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Africa: A Biography of the ...

4.17 avg rating — 1,566 ratings — published 1997 — 11 editions
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Potato: A History of the Pr...

3.83 avg rating — 326 ratings — published 2008 — 11 editions
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Cities

3.60 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2004 — 8 editions
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Missing Links: In Search of...

4.36 avg rating — 56 ratings — published 1982 — 9 editions
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Man on Earth: A Celebration...

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Africa

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4.28 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2001 — 7 editions
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Rise of Life: First 3.5 Bil...

4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1986 — 5 editions
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Kilimanjaro

3.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 1982 — 2 editions
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Mount Kenya

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating
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Local Theology: Church and ...

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“It is remarkable how often the first interpretations of new evidence have confirmed the preconceptions of its discoverers.”
John Reader, Missing Links: In Search of Human Origins
tags: bias, ego

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Challenge: 50 Books: Melanie's 2015 Reads 41 47 Dec 25, 2015 04:19PM  
Guardian Newspape...: June - Things Fall Apart 21 41 May 16, 2017 08:17PM  
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