Lost anatomies : the evolution of the human form
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New York : Abrams, 2019.
Status
Central - Adult Nonfiction
743.4 GURCH

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Book
Physical Desc
207 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
Language
English
ISBN
1419734482, 9781419734489

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Includes index.
Description
Renowned paleoartist John Gurche brings the traditional techniques of figure drawing and anatomical art to the portrayal of our hominin ancestors. The result is a visual record of the evolving human form that feels alive in a way no scientific illustration could match. While science provides an underpinning to Gurche's art, his work's primary purpose is to forge an aesthetic connection to the hominins that preceded us on Earth, capturing their humanity. With essays by leading authorities, 'Lost Anatomies' carries the story of human evolution from apes and early hominins; to Australopithecus; to archaic Homo sapiens, including Homo erectus; to derived Homo sapiens, including Neanderthals and other species that are our most recent ancestors.

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APA Citation (style guide)

Gurche, J., Begun, D. R., Ward, C. V., Potts, R., & Holliday, T. W. (2019). Lost anatomies: the evolution of the human form . Abrams.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

John, Gurche et al.. 2019. Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form. New York: Abrams.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

John, Gurche et al.. Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form New York: Abrams, 2019.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Gurche, John,, et al. Lost Anatomies: The Evolution of the Human Form Abrams, 2019.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.

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