John Relethford Publishes Book on Human Evolution

John Relethford, Anthropology, has published a book entitled 50 Great Myths of Human Evolution: Understanding Misconceptions about Our Origins (Wiley-Blackwell). This book is part of the publisher’s “50 Great Myths” series. This book focuses on some common myths and misconceptions about human origins and evolution as well as general evolutionary theory. The 50 essays in the book are organized in four sections: Ideas about Evolution, Human Origins, Evolution of the Genus Homo, and Recent and Future Human Evolution.