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THE JESUIT & THE SKULL Teilhard de Chardin, Evolution, and the Search for Peking Man

by | Read by Barrett Whitener

History • 8 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

Banished to China by the Catholic Church in the 1920s for his anti-doctrinal ideas about the evolution of humans, Father Teilhard de Chardin struck anthropological gold. His 1929 discovery of Peking man in Java gave science a missing link in the theory of evolution. Amir Aczel writes for all curious readers, regardless of their level of scientific expertise. Narrator Barrett Whitener makes the painless science even easier as he breezes through the French and Chinese names and technical terms. His voice seems reserved and unhurried, a plus when listeners want to absorb all the details without having to rewind. By making the discovery of evolution and its verifying evidence into a fun story, both author and narrator lighten education with entertainment. J.A.H. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 08]



Trade Ed. • Tantor Media • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-4001-0491-8 $34.99 • Seven CDs

MP3-CD ISBN 978-1-4001-5491-3 $24.99 • One MP3-CDs

DD ISBN $17.49


Library Ed. • Tantor Media • 2007

CD ISBN 978-1-4001-3491-5 $69.99 • Seven CDs

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