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Richard E. Leakey

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Origins Reconsidered
In Search of What Makes Us Human
Written by Richard E. Leakey
Contribution by Roger Lewin

Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 1, 1993
Price: $17.95

Beginning with his stunning discovery of a 1.5 million-year-old skeleton near Kenya's Lake Turkana, world-renowned anthropologist Richard Leakey explores our fossil record and asks fundamental questions about the origins and evolution of the human species.


"Readable, exciting and provocative big sky popular science."  --Washington Post Book World

"Crisply written... It is... Read more >

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The Sixth Extinction
Patterns of Life and the Future of Humankind
Written by Richard E. Leakey
Contribution by Roger Lewin

Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Anchor
On Sale: October 1, 1996
Price: $16.00

In this tour de force which will inform your students, Leakey and Lewin examine the five mass extinctions that have taken place in history-each of which claimed 65% of Earth's species. The authors draw parallels between these evolutionary crises and mankind's destruction of 30,000 species per year in the present. The... Read more >
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