Adventures in the Bone Trade (Hardcover)
The Race to Discover Human Ancestors in Ethiopia's Afar Depression
Copernicus Books, 9780387987422, 389pp.
Publication Date: October 27, 2000
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As co-founder of the team that discovered Lucy, Jon Kalb has first-hand knowledge of the research that was involved in the findings of this region and of the intense rivalry that has accompanied those findings. He discusses the political drama of Ethiopia and the effects this chaos had on the Afar. This book covers the scientific discoveries of the area, the author's own explorations and findings, and the political struggles involved with these discoveries.