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Lucy’s Child
The Discovery of a Human Ancestor
Donald Johanson

Donald Johanson's 1974 discovery in Ethiopia of "Lucy," the fossil of a three-and-a-half-feet-tall primate, helped scientists to redraw the family ...



Blueprints: Solving the Mystery of Evolution
Solving the Mystery of Evolution
Maitland A. Edey

"Blueprints" explores both the development of the science of evolution and the potentials of new technologies to change future evolution, as well ...



Architecture of Social Integration book cover image
Edited by William Lipe, Michelle Hegmon

In this, the first in a series of Occasional Papers of the Crow Canyon Archaeological Center in Cortez, Colorado, 11 archaeologists explore ...



"Synthetic Fuel Technology Development in the United States: A Retrospective Assessment" cover
A Retrospective Assessment
Michael Crow

Direct coal liquefaction, a synthetic liquid fuel process, is one of the major developmental alternatives for meeting the anticipated fuel ...



Tomás Rivera, 1935-1984
The Man and His Work
Edited by Vernon E. Lattin, Rolando Hinojosa, Gary D. Keller

This special volume in honor of the late Tomas Rivera features works by the renowned Chicano writer as well as poems written in his memory, ...



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Edited by Douglas Charles, Steven Leigh, Jane Buikstra

The Elizabeth site consisted of early Middle Woodland and Late Woodland cemeteries, and Middle/Late Archaic midden and burials, atop a bluff ...



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Mathematical Modeling Applications in Homeland Security
Edited by H. T. Banks, Carlos Castillo-Chavez

Globalization and the possibility of bioterrorist acts have highlighted the pressing need for the development of theoretical and practical ...



Cover of The Springhouse by Norman Dubie
Poems
Norman Dubie

Norman Dubie's 13th collection contains thirty poems on love, childhood, religion and the anguish of war and poverty. According to Library Journal ...

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