Book Reviews - 2007

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May 18th, 2007

The Ape in the Tree: An Intellectual and Natural History of Proconsul

May 18, 2007

teaser: By Alan Walker and Pat Shipman

This book, written for the general public, details the history of one of the lesser known branches in our family tree. The subject is the genus Proconsul, a primate that lived in Africa some 18 million years ago during the Miocene epoch.

May 9th, 2007

The Wisdom of the Bones

May 10, 2007

Teaser: By Alan Walker and Pat Shipman

March 14th, 2007

Recommended Reading

March 15, 2007

Teaser: Recommended reading for students seeking a survey of the discipline and also for the general reader interested in obtaining a thorough overview of the study of human origins.

Smithsonian Intimate Guide to Human Origins (Zimmer);

The Complete World of Human Evolution (Stringer & Andrews)

Human Evolution: A Very Short Introduction (Wood)