The Origin of Man and of his Superstitions
by Carveth Read
Publisher: University Press 1920
Number of pages: 374
The book explains in its'f first part an hypothesis that the human race has descended from some ape-like stock by a series of changes which began and, until recently, were maintained by the practice of hunting in pack for animal food, instead of being content with the fruits and other nutritious products of the tropical forest.
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