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|LC Classifications||GN282 .K35 2001|
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|Pagination||xv, 389 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||389|
|LC Control Number||00030837|
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Authors: Kalb, Jon Free PreviewBrand: Copernicus. Adventures in the Bone Trade: The Race to Discover Human Ancestors in Ethiopia's Afar Depression Jon Kalb As co-founder of the expedition that discovered Lucy, and leader of most of the first site-surveys in the Afar Depression in Ethiopia, Jon Kalb has years of experience with the region, its politics, and the scientists involved in the excavations.
Adventures in the Bone Trade The Race to Discover Human Ancestors in Ethiopia’s Afar Depression He discusses the political drama of Ethiopia and the effects this chaos had on the Afar. This book covers the scientific discoveries of the area, the author's own explorations and findings, and the political struggles involved with these.
Includes bibliographical references (p. ) and index. Adventures in the bone trade: the race to discover human ancestors in Ethiopia's Afar DepressionPages: Adventures in the Bone Trade: The Race to Discover Human Ancestors in Ethiopia's Afar Depression by Jon Kalb PDF, ePub eBook D0wnl0ad As co-founder of the expedition that discovered Lucy, and leader of most of the first site-surveys in the Afar Depression in Ethiopia, Jon Kalb has years of experience with the region, its politics, and the.
Adventures in the Bone Trade的话题 (全部 条) 什么是话题 无论是一部作品、一个人，还是一件事，都往往可以衍生出许多不同的话题。. The only flaw in the book is the way that Kalb weaves the recent history of Ethiopia into the book. That could have been a book in and of itself.
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Jon Kalb, born Augin Houston, Texas, is a research geologist (ret) with the Vertebrate Paleontology Laboratory (Texas Memorial Museum), University of Texas at Austin. He received a pre-doctoral fellowship from the Carnegie Geophysical Laboratory ina graduate fellowship from [[Johns Hopkins University]] inand a B Sc /5.
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It is situated on the southern edge of the Afar Triangle (part of East Africa's Great Rift Valley), along the left banks .