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'''''Origins: What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future''''' is a popular science book about human origins written by [[Richard Leakey]] and [[Roger Lewin]] and first published on 1977-10-28.
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'''''Origins: What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future''''' is a popular science book about human origins written by paleoanthropologist [[Richard Leakey]] and [[Roger Lewin]] and first published on 1977-10-28.
  
 
==Status==
 
==Status==

Revision as of 08:48, 10 July 2019

Hardcover, US, 1st edition.

Origins: What New Discoveries Reveal About the Emergence of Our Species and Its Possible Future is a popular science book about human origins written by paleoanthropologist Richard Leakey and Roger Lewin and first published on 1977-10-28.

Status

I own a first edition hard cover and am currently reading it.

Review

Good

  • The book is fully illustrated with lots of diagrams and photos of the topics being discussed.

Bad

  • For some reason, the publisher chose Rockwell as the typeface for the entire book. Although Rockwell is an attractive typeface, it doesn't read well at the small point size used in the book.
  • While discussing a site with a fig leaf impression, the authors make a joke about Adam and Eve. I'm fine with the joke, but young earth creationists don't need any help with their crazy beliefs!

Ugly

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