"Labor Created Man:" Interpretations of Zhoukoudian, 1972

This small, pocket-sized book is a simplified overview of the history of Chinese prehistory, published in 1972.  Fascinating illustrations and reconstructions.

勞動創造了人 "Labor Created Man" (1972)

 

 山頂洞人的生活。當時的人們已會使用骨針縫獸皮為衣 (画) "Depiction: The life of upper cave men.  They already knew how to use bones as needles for sewing hide for clothes."

 山頂洞人的生活。當時的人們已會使用骨針縫獸皮為衣 (画) "Depiction: The life of upper cave men.  They already knew how to use bones as needles for sewing hide for clothes."

發現中國猿人化石的北京周口店龍骨山: "Zhoukoudian is where the fossil of the Chinese ape is discovered."

發現中國猿人化石的北京周口店龍骨山: "Zhoukoudian is where the fossil of the Chinese ape is discovered."

中國猿人頭骨復原像(女): "A reconstructed model of a skull of a Chinese ape (female)" (We can assume this is "Nellie" as Davidson Black called her...)

中國猿人頭骨復原像(女): "A reconstructed model of a skull of a Chinese ape (female)" (We can assume this is "Nellie" as Davidson Black called her...)

山頂洞人在捕魚: "Upper cave men fishing"

山頂洞人在捕魚: "Upper cave men fishing"

Fossils of skulls of ape (猿人), ancient human (古人), modern human(新人): Top is Peking Man; middle "Maba Man"; bottom is "LiuJiang Man"

Fossils of skulls of ape (猿人), ancient human (古人), modern human(新人): Top is Peking Man; middle "Maba Man"; bottom is "LiuJiang Man"

Special thanks to Siu and Mekong for their assistance with translations!