Books by Stephen Oppenheimer

Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Of interest to students of prehistory, although scholars are likely to pick at some of the threads of Oppenheimer's argument."
The out-of-Africa thesis of our species' ancestry is tested, found solid, and approved for consumption. Read full book review >
Released: May 15, 1999

"Absorbing, meticulously researched, limpidly written, and authoritative: should be regarded as a groundbreaking study of the remote past of Southeast Asia, and of civilization itself."
In an exhaustively researched and creatively argued reassessment of mankind's origins, British physician Oppenheimer, an expert in tropical pediatrics, contends that the now-submerged area of Southeast Asia was the cradle of ancient civilization. Read full book review >