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A day with Homo sapiens

life 15,000 years ago

by Fiorenzo Facchini

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in Brookfield, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prehistoric peoples -- Juvenile literature,
  • Prehistoric peoples,
  • Fossil hominids

  • About the Edition

    Describes an imaginary day of a family of homo sapiens, the primitive humans most similar to modern man.

    Edition Notes

    StatementFiorenzo Facchini ; illustrations by Alessandro Baldanzi.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    SeriesEarly humans
    ContributionsBaldanzi, Alessandro, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN744 .F33 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3671552M
    ISBN 100761327681
    LC Control Number2003000589
    OCLC/WorldCa51613740


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The author believes it is unlikely Homo sapiens will survive for another 1, years. From about 2 million years ago un years ago, multiple human species roamed the earth together. The depiction of man evolving from hunched over to upright.