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Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9780300216844 Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins
Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC 9780300216844 Shaping Humanity: How Science, Art, and Imagination Help Us Understand Our Origins

Marissa's Books & Gifts, LLC

What did earlier humans really look like? What was life like for them, millions of years ago? How do we know? In this book, internationally renowned paleoartist John Gurche describes the extraordinary process by which he creates forensically accurate and hauntingly realistic representations of our ancient human ancestors. Inspired by a lifelong fascination with all things prehistoric, and gifted with a unique artistic vision, Gurche has studied fossil remains, comparative ape and human anatomy, and forensic reconstruction for over three decades. His artworks appear in world-class museums and publications ranging from National Geographic to the journal Science, and he is widely known for his contributions to Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park and a number of acclaimed television specials.
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New
paperback
Gurche, John
Yale University Press
December 31, 2014
030021684x
9780300216844
M0605