The Making of Mankind

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.
In the BeginningRunning Time: 0:50:00

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.

One Small StepRunning Time: 0:50:00

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.

A Human Way of Life Running Time: 0:49:00

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.

Beyond AfricaRunning Time: 0:50:00

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.

A New EraRunning Time: 0:50:00

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.

Settling DownRunning Time: 0:50:00

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.

Survival of the SpeciesRunning Time: 0:50:00

Palaeoanthropologist Richard Leakey traces the origin of the species in this yet to be equaled BBC production. From the fossil beds in East Africa, where Leakey himself made breakthrough discoveries, to tool makers who walked upright, the aggression of the killer apes and the sensitivity of the caveman placing flowers beside a grave come together.

Series SKUMM
Video Programs7
SubjectsScience, Evolution, Social Studies, Anthropology
Supplemental Files2
Released1977
Produced By BBC
Copyright ©1977 BBC
Grade Levels10th Grade through Post Secondary
Educator Guide The Making of Mankind
MARC Records for MM
MARC records for the Full Series MM, The Making of Mankind