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The monkey in the mirror essays on the science of what makes us human by Ian Tattersall

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Published by Harcourt in New York .
Written in


  • Human evolution,
  • Science

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Edition Notes

Includes index

StatementIan Tattersall
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 217 p. ;
Number of Pages217
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18155371M
ISBN 100156027062
LC Control Number2001024122

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