||Originally published: The origin of our species. London : Allen Lane, ©2011.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:
||Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-302) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:
||The big questions -- Unlocking the past -- What lies beneath -- Finding the way forward -- Behaving in a modern way : mind reading and symbols -- Behaving in a modern way : technology and lifeways -- Genes and DNA -- Making a modern human -- The past and future evolution of our species.
||Outlines a reassessment of human evolution that draws on recent fossil findings and challenges current theories to say that humans coexisted and competed across the African continent while exchanging genes, tools, and behaviors.