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Dragon Bones : The Story of Peking Man - Penny Van Oosterzee
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Allen & Unwin, Australia, 1999. First Edition. Hardcover. Fine Condition/Fine Condition. 198 pages. Boards have no wear, rubbing or soiling. Dust jacket is in excellent condtion. Dust jacket is unclipped. Pages are clean and unmarked and in excellent condition. Men killed, stole and died for them. "Dragon bones", coveted throughout China for their medicinal powers, are in reality animal fossils, ground down and sold through back-street apothecaries. This book reveals how they led to the unearthing of Peking Man, one of the most famous hominid fossils of all time. The author presents an historical account of the discovery of Peking Man, bringing to life the excitement of the times and placing the find in context of others such as Java Man. The excavation and subsequent classification of these fossils in the 19th and 20th centuries divided the scientific community and caused enormous controversy in anthropological circles. The account goes on to cover the mysterious disappearance of Peking Man during World War II. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Anthropology; ISBN: 186508123X. ISBN/EAN: 9781865081236. Inventory No: 14010128.., Allen & Unwin, 1999

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[EAN: 9781865081236], [PU: Allen & Unwin 1999 Hardcover], HISTORY, NON-FICTION, SCIENCE, History|Asia|General, Social Science|Archaeology, Men killed, stole and died for them. 'Dragon bones', coveted throughout China for their medicinal powers, are in reality animal fossils, ground down and sold through back-street apothecaries. This book reveals how they led to the unearthing of Peking Man, one of the most famous hominid fossils of all time. The author presents an historical account of the discovery of Peking Man, bringing to life the excitement of the times and placing the find in context of others such as Java Man. The excavation and subsequent classification of these fossils in the 19th and 20th centuries divided the scientific community and caused enormous controversy in anthropological circles. The account goes on to cover the mysterious disappearance of Peking Man during World War II. 216 pages

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Allen & Unwin, Sydney, NSW, Australia, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illustrator: By Photographs. HB, navy cloth in pictorial DJ, Fine/Fine, v +198pp, b/w & col plates, index. Unclipped DJ has mildest of rshelf wear, now protected in poly film. Book is in crisp unread condition with no discernable flaws. An historical account of the discovery of Peking Man, from the excavation of one small fossilised molar to the mysterious disapperance of the fossils at the beginning of WW2.. 430g when packed. Illustrator: By Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 186508123X. ISBN/EAN: 9781865081236. Inventory No: GHE0011111. . 9781865081236, Allen & Unwin, 1999

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Dragon Bones: The Story of Peking Man
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EAN (ISBN-13): 9781865081236
ISBN (ISBN-10): 186508123X
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Publishing year: 1999
Publisher: Allen & Unwin

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ISBN/EAN: 9781865081236

ISBN - alternate spelling:
1-86508-123-X, 978-1-86508-123-6


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