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    • Fire: The Spark That Ignited Human Evolution

    • By: Frances D. Burton
    • Narrated by: Michael Scherer
    • Length: 7 hrs and 9 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 18

    The association between our ancestors and fire, somewhere around six to four million years ago, had a tremendous impact on human evolution, transforming our earliest human ancestor, a being communicating without speech but with insight, reason, manual dexterity, highly developed social organization, and the capability of experimenting with this new technology. As it first associated with and then began to tame fire, this extraordinary being began to distance itself from its primate relatives.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • More than Fire

    • By Jeff Harris on 11-09-12

    Regular price: $17.99