Humankind at the brink

the need to re-interpret human history, shedding new light on the diffusion controversy by Gerhard Kraus

Publisher: Janus Pub. Co. in London, England

Written in English
Cover of: Humankind at the brink | Gerhard Kraus
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Subjects:

  • Human evolution.,
  • Social evolution.,
  • Culture diffusion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementGerhard Kraus.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGN360 .K75 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination189 p. :
Number of Pages189
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL96746M
ISBN 101857563042
LC Control Number99209193
OCLC/WorldCa39504935

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