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Leakey, L. S. B. (Louis Seymour Bazett) 1903-1972

Overview
Works: 304 works in 1,107 publications in 4 languages and 20,933 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Science television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Pictorial works  History  Television programs  Nature television programs 
Roles: Author, Editor, Collector, Other, Contributor, Publishing director, Correspondent
Classifications: GN21.L37, B
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Animals of East Africa; the wild realm by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

5 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 1,085 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives insight into the balanced and interrelated life pattern of the mammals of East Africa
Olduvai Gorge by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

59 editions published between 1965 and 2009 in English and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olduvai is one of the most important prehistoric sites in the world; indeed, the only Middle Pleistocene site of comparable importance is Choukoutien and Olduvai can show deposits far older. The site has produced a mass of material of the highest archaeological and palaeontology importance and in this first of five volumes Dr Leakey and his collaborators make their preliminary reports. The story of the excavations initiated by Dr Leakey in 1951 is well known. Their purpose was to locate and uncover a series of living-floors of early Hand-axe man and, if possible, of the preceding Olduwan culture. The discoveries were of striking and far-reaching importance. They included, besides a mass of tools and artefacts, small animal and human remains and the famous skull of Zinjanthropus boisei, the earliest tool-making man. Against this background Leakey and his collaborators discuss the geological evidence, its relation to the fauna and other fossil evidence, the problems of climatic sequence and the use of potassium-argon dating. The purpose of this volume is to provide a context in which the fossil human remains and the Stone Age cultural sequence at Olduvai can be studied
Adam's ancestors : the evolution of man and his culture by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

15 editions published between 1934 and 1967 in English and held by 940 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unveiling man's origins : ten decades of thought about human evolution by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

32 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The progress and evolution of man in Africa by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

34 editions published between 1961 and 1969 in English and held by 839 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enth.: The progress of man in Africa. Africa's contribution to human evolution
Mau Mau and the Kikuyu by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

57 editions published between 1952 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This widely-acclaimed book on a troubled period of Kenyan history summarizes some of the more important Kikuyu customs, and a discussion of their break-down under the impact of European civilization. This discussion illustrates why and how the Mau Mau came into being and how the situation could be improved so that peace could once again come to Kenya
Adam, or ape : a sourcebook of discoveries about early man by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

16 editions published between 1971 and 1983 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defeating Mau Mau by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

35 editions published between 1954 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The second of two important books by Louis Leakey, the renowned expert on the Kikuyu tribe. This book examines the organisation of the Mau Mau movement, its propaganda, the nature of its religious aspects and its oaths and the mistakes its leaders made as well as covering chapters on necessary reforms to prevent further outbreaks of a similar nature
Stone age Africa; an outline of prehistory in Africa by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

21 editions published between 1936 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 447 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

30 years of National Geographic specials by National Geographic( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of highlights and clips from past programs of the National Geographic televised documentaries, marking the 30-year anniversary of the Society's documentary production. From the very first National Geographic special in 1963, which followed a team of Americans as they ascended Mt. Everest, content ranges from wilderness to cultural exploration. Through these programs, National Geographic offered a broad variety of sights and perspectives which were previously unknown to the average viewing public. Still bearing historical value, examples include segments from the films that helped promote and popularize such issues as species and habitat protection and the works of Dr. Louis Leakey, Jacques Cousteau, Dian Fossey, and Jane Goodall
The stone age cultures of Kenya Colony by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

29 editions published between 1931 and 2013 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey (1903-72) was a British archaeologist, naturalist and palaeoanthropologist who made a significant contribution to the study of human evolutionary development. First published in 1931, this work presents the results of two periods of excavation by the East African Archaeological Expedition during 1926-7 and 1928-9. As noted in the preface, the findings of these excavations enabled the Expedition 'to work out a number of clear subdivisions in Pleistocene and recent times, based upon climatic changes, and to establish in most cases the relation of the cultures found to these time divisions.' The text contains numerous illustrative figures, including original drawings and photographs. Numerous appendices are also included. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in archaeology, anthropology and East Africa
Fossil vertebrates of Africa( )

in English and held by 371 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Stone Age races of Kenya by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

26 editions published between 1935 and 1970 in English and held by 363 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam's ancestors; an up to date outline of the old stone age (Paleolithic) and what is known about man's origin and evolution by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

29 editions published between 1934 and 1960 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The southern Kikuyu before 1903 by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

11 editions published in 1977 in English and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adam's ancestors; an up-to-date outline of what is known about the origin of man by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

43 editions published between 1934 and 1960 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kenya; contrasts and problems by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

14 editions published between 1936 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Animals in Africa by Ylla( Book )

11 editions published between 1953 and 1956 in English and Undetermined and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excavations at the Njoro River Cave; stone age cremated burials in Kenya Colony by Mary D Leakey( Book )

9 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olduvai Gorge; a report on the evolution of the hand-axe culture in beds I-IV by L. S. B Leakey( Book )

16 editions published in 1951 in English and Undetermined and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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30 years of National Geographic specials
Alternative Names
Bazett Leakey, Louis Seymour

Bazett Leakey, Louis Seymour 1903-1972

Leakey, L. 1903-1972

Leakey, L. S. B.

Leakey, L.S.B. 1903-1972

Leakey, Louis

Leakey, Louis 1903-1972

Leakey, Louis S.

Leakey, Louis S. 1903-1972

Leakey, Louis S. B.

Leakey, Louis S.B. 1903-1972

Leakey, Louis S. B. (Louis Seymour Bazett)

Leakey, Louis S. B. (Louis Seymour Bazett), 1903-1972

Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett

Leakey, Louis Seymour Bazett 1903-1972

Leaky, Louis Seymour Bazett 1903-1972

Louis Leakey antropológus

Louis Leakey arqueólogo y paleoantropólogo británico

Louis Leakey brittisk antropolog verksam i Kenya

Louis Leakey brytyjski archeolog i paleontolog

Louis Leakey een Brits archeoloog en paleontoloog wiens werk in Afrika zeer veel heeft bijgedragen aan het begrip van de menselijke evolutie op dat continent

Louis Leakey kenianischer Paläoanthropologe

Louis Leakey paleontologo britannico

Louis Leakey paléontologue Kenyan

Louis Seymour Bazett Leakey

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Languages
English (561)

Chinese (7)

German (5)

Swedish (2)

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Unveiling man's origins : ten decades of thought about human evolutionDefeating Mau Mau30 years of National Geographic specialsThe Leakeys : uncovering the origins of humankindThe Leakeys : a biographyThe Leakey family : leaders in the search for human originsLouis S.B. Leakey : beyond the evidence