Pre-Ambles Publication date : October 8, 2009
“A fascinating book.” Sciences et Avenir
“Everything is clear, enriching and welcoming.” L'Humanité
Yves Coppens is notably the author of the highly successful Le Genou de Lucy (1999). He held the chair of palaeoanthropology and prehistory at the Collège de France from 1983 to 2005. He is a member of the French Academy of Sciences and of the Academy of Medicine. His other works include Le Présent du passé (2009), Yves Coppens raconte l'Homme (2008) and L'Histoire de l'homme (2008).