Homo Britannicus: The Incredible Story of Human Life in Britain (Penguin Press Science)

Homo Britannicus: The Incredible Story of Human Life in Britain (Penguin Press Science)

Chris Stringer


Chris Stringer's "Homo Britannicus" is the epic background of existence in Britain, from man's first actual footsteps via to the current day. whilst did the 1st humans arrive the following? What did they seem like? How did they live on? Who have been the Neanderthals? Chris Stringer takes us again to while it used to be so tropical we lived the following along hippos, elephants and sabre-toothed tigers or to occasions so chilly we hunted reindeer and monstrous, and to others even chillier once we have been compelled to escape a wall of ice. this is the very good fact approximately our ancestors' trip over millennia - and a glimpse of the long run to work out the way it may proceed. "A attractive publication on a desirable topic, written via a global authority". (Richard Dawkins). "Superlative...Pure stimulation from commencing to end". (Bill Bryson). "Every bankruptcy includes anything new, and throws up a clean position that merits to develop into famous". ("Sunday Times"). "This very important and eminently readable e-book pulls jointly all of the most sensible clinical paintings at the first people to inhabit Britain". (Tony Robinson). Chris Stringer is Britain's greatest specialist on human origins and works within the division of Palaeontology on the average historical past Museum. He additionally presently directs the traditional Human career of england venture, aimed toward reconstructing the 1st specific heritage of ways and whilst Britain was once occupied by means of early people. His past books comprise "African Exodus: The Origins of recent Humanity", "The whole international of Human Evolution" and so much lately, "Homo Britannicus", which used to be shortlisted for the Royal Society technological know-how ebook of the 12 months in 2007.

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