Lowly origin : where, when, and why our ancestors first stood up /

Main Author: Kingdon, Jonathan.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, c2003.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface to a self-portrait from the center of the world
  • On being a primate: from Gondwana to the forests of Egypt
  • On being an ape: excursions to Asia and back
  • On being a ground ape: Zanj
  • On becoming a biped: evolution by basin: domes, rifts, and floodplains
  • On being a manipulative man-ape: isolation in the south
  • On the uncertainties of becoming human: main-line, side-line, or parallel humans?
  • On going far with fire: Africans go abroad
  • On being a self-made human: the modern Diaspora
  • In conclusion: confessions of a repentant vandal
  • Plants known to be especially favored by humans and other primates.

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