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The Neandertals: Changing the Image of Mankind Erik Trinkaus

The Neandertals: Changing the Image of Mankind

Erik Trinkaus

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ISBN : 9781597405904
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488 pages
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To most 19th-century scholars, the Neandertals fierce, ridged brows were evidence of a moral darkness that set them apart from humans. Yet by the 1970s, the Neandertals were being praised for their apparent compassion. This work reveals howMoreTo most 19th-century scholars, the Neandertals fierce, ridged brows were evidence of a moral darkness that set them apart from humans. Yet by the 1970s, the Neandertals were being praised for their apparent compassion. This work reveals how different scientists came to such wildly divergent conclusions. Photos and illustrations.