A collection of essays documenting the scientific knowledge of the 20th century on the paleontology of man and the primates, retracing the phases of the evolution of the species.
[Ecce Homo. Writings in honor of 3rd-millennium man] In the light of recent discoveries in the field of paleontology, a collection of essays is offered as a compendium of present scientific knowledge on the origins of man and his evolution, starting with the primates, all the way to the threshold of the third millennium. From the first anthropomorphic apes to the intellectual expressions of Homo sapiens, expert scholars reconstruct and present the various phases in the development of the human race.
A thorough bibliography completes the volume.