Without the bite of Hoot but with occasional humor, this is an anthropological account of man's development to date, based on all the evidence available. Evolution, the vertebrates which culminated in the , the Primates from monkeys to man with a description of the various species; stages of development through the based on the fossil family lines; the arboreal theory; finally sapiens -- and a classification of the races in so far as possible. Conjecture on the man of the future. For students -- specialists -- etc.; strictly scientific interest.