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Palaeontology and the evolution of man

David Meredith Seares Watson

Palaeontology and the evolution of man

by David Meredith Seares Watson

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Published by The Clarendon press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human beings -- Origin.,
  • Evolution.,
  • Paleontology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby D. M. S. Watson; the Romanes lecture delivered in the Sheldonian theatre 4 May 1928.
    SeriesThe Romanes lecture ;, 1928
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH368 .W3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination27, [1] p. ;
    Number of Pages27
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6720859M
    LC Control Number28025700
    OCLC/WorldCa8080544

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