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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.

PRAISE FOR ORIGINS RECONSIDERED

"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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