The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Pat Shipman

The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction download free [PDF and Ebook] by Pat Shipman year 2017
  • Book name: The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction
  • Author: Pat Shipman
  • Release date: 2017/12/11
  • Publisher: HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Natural History
  • ISBN: 9780674975415
  • Rating: 8.7 of 10
  • Votes: 152
  • Review by: Clyde Leighton
  • Review rating: 7.62 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/11/6
  • Total pages: 288
  • Includes a PDF summary of 27 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: A Times Higher Education Book of the WeekApproximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in Africa, Neanderthals were already thriving in Europe-descendants of a much earlier migration of the African genus Homo. But when modern humans eventually made their way to Europe 45,000 years ago, Neanderthals suddenly vanished. Ever since the first Neanderthal bones were identified in 1856, scientists have been vexed by the question, why did modern humans survive while their closest known relatives went extinct?'Shipman admits that scientists have yet to find genetic evidence that would prove her theory. Time will tell if she's right. For now, read this book for an engagingly comprehensive overview of the rapidly evolving understanding of our own origins.'-Toby Lester, Wall Street Journal'Are humans the ultimate invasive species? So contends anthropologist Pat Shipman-and Neanderthals, she opines, were among our first victims. The relationship between Homo sapiens and Homo neanderthalensis is laid out cleanly, along with genetic and other evidence. Shipman posits provocatively that the deciding factor in the triumph of our ancestors was the domestication of wolves.'-Daniel Cressey, Nature
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 15H45M35S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Ecological Science, The Biosphere, Rocks, Minerals & Fossils, Physical Anthropology & Ethnography, Dogs As Pets, Palaeontology, Evolution, Archaeology
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 19.09 USD
  • Dimensions: 13x20x17.78mm
  • Weight: 317.51g
  • Printed by: The Belknap Press
  • Published in: Cambridge, Mass., United States
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