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John Reader, Honorary Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology, University College London
John Reader is a writer and photographer with more than fifty years of professional experience. His work has included contributions to major international publications, television documentaries and a number of books. He lived for many years in Africa, where an empathy for human ecology and the natural world inspired extensive coverage of anthropological subjects and environmental issues. This work generated a reputation for original research and well-respected publications, leading to an appointment as
Research Fellow in the Department of Anthropology at University College, London.
Professor Andrew Hill (Yale): Foreword
List of Illustrations
1: Time and Place
2: The Meaning of Fossils
3: Nothing So Rare
4: Neanderthal Man (1857)
5: Neanderthals and Modern Humans
6: Java Man (1891)
7: Piltdown Man (1912)
8: Australopithecus Africanus (1925)
9: Peking Man (1926)
10: Australopithecus substantiated (1936)
11: Zinjanthropus boisei (1959)
13: Homo habilis (1964)
14: 1470 (1972) and Oldest Man
15: Australopithecus afarensis (1978)
17: Ardipithecus ramidus (1994/2009)