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The Brain in Homind Evolution


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Author: Tobias, Phillip V.  (1925-2012)

Publisher: Columbia University Press

Pub Date: 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Condition: Book: Good. Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Dust Jacket: Poor to Fair.  Chips to front and back covers, spine.  One long split along spine (partially repaired).  Front cover has several circular marks at edge (somebody marking something on a paper on top of the cover.  Not pen.)  Edge wear.  Now in mylar.

Notes: In dust jacket, as issued.  The size of the brain has increased threefold during the course of hominid evolution.  Brains do not fossilize.   Collaborating with Louis Leakey, Tobias identified, described and named the new species Homo habilis.


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