Man, time, and fossils; the story of evolution.

1st ed.. New York, Knopf, 1953.

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Subjects Evolution.
Human beings -- Origin.
Description xvii, 411, xiii p.
Notes Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 405-411.
Contents 1. Man's origins: Beginnings and changes -- Charles Darwin, Life: likenesses and differences -- Charles Darwin, Origins -- Charles Darwin, Up at last to man -- Lamarck, The scientific opposition -- Giard, Shrimps and new evidence -- Cope, Fossils and Lamarckism -- De Vries, Primroses and mutations -- Mendel, The discovery of heredity -- Haldane, Two camps in one -- Fisher, Natural selection and chance -- Wright, Diversity and drift -- 2. Man's buried record: Dubois and von Koenigswald, Java: pithecanthropus and giants -- Black and Weidenreich, China: the discovery and disappearance of Peking Man -- Dart and Broom, South Africa: ape-man -- 3. A changed theory of man's evolution: Knopf, Uranium and the age of the Earth -- Oakley, Fluorine and the age of early man -- Libby, Carbon-14 and the redating of the last 25,000 years -- Washburn, Evolution and experiment -- Evolution revised, a new time and a new way.
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