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Human origins Louis Leakey and the East African evidence

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Published by W. A. Benjamin in Menlo Park, Calif .
Written in English



  • Africa, East.


  • Leakey, L. S. B. 1903-1972.,
  • Fossil hominids -- Africa, East.,
  • Human evolution.

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by Glynn Ll. Isaac and Elizabeth R. McCown.
SeriesPerspectives on human evolution ;, v. 3, W. A. Benjamin series in anthropology
ContributionsIsaac, Glynn Llywelyn, 1937-1985., McCown, Elizabeth R., Society for the Study of Human Evolution.
LC ClassificationsGN282 .H85
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 591 p. :
Number of Pages591
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5202936M
ISBN 100805399410, 0805399429
LC Control Number75027746

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