Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (book)

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Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: A Search for Who We Are
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The first edition
Author Carl Sagan and Ann Druyan
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Ballantine Books
Publication date
October 1993
Media type Print (hardback and paperback)
Pages 528
ISBN 978-0-345-38472-0
OCLC 28866374
Followed by Pale Blue Dot

Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors: A Search for Who We Are is a 1993 book by Carl Sagan and his wife, Ann Druyan.[1] The authors give a summary account of the evolutionary history of life on earth, with particular focus upon certain traits central to human nature and the discussion of where their precursors began to develop in other species. In the final chapters, they examine primates in detail, comparing the details between anatomically modern humans and the extant species most closely related to them

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  1. ^ Copyright information page, Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors.