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Ian Tattersall

Ian Tattersall

Ian Tattersall, PhD is a curator in the Division of Anthropology of the American Museum of Natural History in New York City, where he co-curates the Spitzer Hall of Human Origins. He is the acknowledged leader of the human fossil record, and has won several awards, including the Institute of Human Origins Lifetime Achievement Award. Tattersall has appeared on Charlie Rose and NPR's Science Friday and has written for Scientific American and Archaeology. He's been widely cited by the media, including The New York Times, BBC, MSNBC, and National Geographic. Tattersall is the author of Becoming Human, among others. He lives in New York City.

The Strange Case of the Rickety Cossack

Ian Tattersall
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Press

American Museum of Natural History emeritus curator Ian Tattersall recounts the surprising twists and turns in our understanding of our biological past

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Masters of the Planet

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Ian Tattersall
St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin

Fifty thousand years ago—merely a blip in evolutionary time—our Homo sapiens ancestors were competing for existence with several other human species, just as their precursors had done for...

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