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By Richard G. Klein

A daring new idea on what sparked the ""big bang"" of human culture

The abrupt emergence of human tradition over a stunningly brief interval is still one of many nice enigmas of human evolution. This compelling ebook introduces a daring new idea in this unsolved secret. writer Richard Klein reexamines the archaeological proof and brings in new discoveries within the research of the human mind. those experiences aspect the alterations that enabled people to imagine and behave in way more subtle methods than earlier than, leading to the enormously speedy evolution of latest talents. Richard Klein has been defined as ""the most advantageous anthropologist within the kingdom today"" by means of Evolutionary Anthropology. right here, he and coauthor Blake Edgar shed new gentle at the complete tale of a really interesting interval of evolution.

Richard G. Klein, PhD (Palo Alto, CA), is a Professor of Anthropology at Stanford college. he's the writer of the definitive educational publication as regards to the origins of human tradition, The Human occupation. Blake Edgar (San Francisco, CA) is the coauthor of the very profitable From Lucy to Language, with Dr. Donald Johanson. He has written largely for become aware of, GEO, and diverse different magazines.

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