Learning Resources

For Further Reading

Gundling, Tom. 2005. First in Line: Tracing Our Ape Ancestry. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Johanson, Donald and Blake Edgar. 1996. From Lucy to Language. New York: Simon and Schuster.

Margulis, Lynn and Karlene V. Schwartz. 1982. Five Kingdoms: An Illustrated Guide to the Phyla of Life on Earth. San Francisco: W.H. Freeman.

Milner, Richard. 1993. The Encyclopedia of Evolution: Humanity's Search for Its Origins. Foreword by Stephen Jay Gould. New York: Henry Holt & Co. "An Owl Book." Originally published by Facts on File, 1990.

National Academy of Sciences. 1998. Teaching About Evolution and the Nature of Science. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Tattersall, Ian. 1993. The Human Odyssey: Four Million Years of Human Evolution. Foreword by Donald C. Johanson. New York: Prentice Hall General Reference.

Walker, Alan and Pat Shipman. 1996. The Wisdom of the Bones: In Search of Human Origins. New York: Knopf.

Walker, Alan and Pat Shipman. 2005. The Ape in the Tree: An Intellectual and Natural History of Proconsul. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press.

Whitehead, Paul, William K. Sacco and Susan B. Hochgraf. 2004. A Photographic Atlas for Physical Anthropology. Englewood, CO: Morton Publishing.

Zihlman, Adrienne. 2002. The Human Evolution Coloring Book, 2nd edition. New York: Harper Collins.

Related Links

Division of Anthropology
Yale Peabody Museum
http://www.peabody.yale.edu/collections/ant

Department of Anthropology
Yale University
http://www.yale.edu/anthropology

Anthropology in the News
http://www.tamu.edu/anthropology/news.html
The latest anthropology stories in the news from the Department of Anthropology at Texas A&M University.

Association of College and University Biology Educators
http://www.acube.org/resources
This comprehensive site provides useful background information.

Human Origins Program at the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of Natural History
http://www.mnh.si.edu/anthro/humanorigins

The Institute of Human Origins site affiliated with Arizona State University
http://www.becominghuman.org

The Leakey Foundation
http://www.leakeyfoundation.org

National Center for Science Education
http://www.natcenscied.org
This nonprofit organization works to defend the teaching of evolution in schools.

Talk.Origins Archives
http://www.talkorigins.org/faqs/homs/specimen.html
A comprehensive fossil list for all prominent hominid fossils.

Tree of Life Web Project
http://tolweb.org/tree
This collaborative provides information about the evolutionary history of the earth's organisms and the world's interconnected biodiversity.

 
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