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Biological anthropology : a synthetic approach to human evolution

Author: Noel Thomas Boaz; Alan J Almquist
Publisher: Upper Saddle River, N.J. : Prentice Hall, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Evolutionary in perspective in the belief that evolution is the only theory that can clearly explain the existing array of biological and cultural data. This book provides the basics of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Noel Thomas Boaz; Alan J Almquist
ISBN: 0130908193 9780130908193
OCLC Number: 48013232
Description: xxi, 513 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Biology and Behavior --
Anthropology and Biological Anthropology --
Subjects That Biological Anthropologists Study --
The Language of Biological Anthropology --
Reconstructing the Evolutionary History of Species --
The Perspective of Human Evolution --
Darwin's Theory of Evolution by Natural Selection --
Influences on Darwin --
Darwin Develops His Theory --
Limitations of Darwin's and Wallace's Theory --
Sexual Selection --
Evolution of Behavior --
Genetics --
Development of a Theory of Inheritance --
DNA: The Blueprint for the Cell's Reproduction and Metabolism --
The Cell Nucleus Evolves --
Sexual Reproduction --
Mutation: The Source of Genetic Variation --
Populations, Species, and Evolution --
The Science of Population Genetics --
The Hardy-Weinberg Equilibrium --
How Microevolution Leads to Macroevolution --
Stages of Vertebrate Evolution --
Reconstructing Evolutionary Relationships --
The Chordates --
The First Vertebrates: Our Fish Heritage --
Amphibians and Reptiles --
Mammals Evolve and Radiate --
The Human Brain in Evolutionary Perspective --
Understanding Human Morphology --
Primate Evolution --
What Is a Primate? --
The First Primate Radiation: Primatelike Mammals of the Paleocene --
The Second Primate Radiation: Prosimians --
The Third Primate Radiation: Anthropoids --
Origins and Evolution of the Monkeys --
Primates of the New and Old Worlds --
The Primate Order --
The Strepsirhines: Primates of Africa and Asia --
The Haplorhines: Tarsiers --
The Haplorhines: Monkeys and Apes. The New World Monkeys --
The Old World Monkeys --
The Living Hominoids Minus Humans: The Apes --
Primates: Patterns in Social Behavior --
Advantages of Group Living --
Field Studies and Behavioral Modeling --
Behavior and Social Organization of Prosimians --
Female Reproductive Strategies --
Male Strategies and Behaviors --
Primate Foraging and Feeding --
Defensive Behavior, Aggression, and Dominance Patterns --
Communication and Learning --
Introduction to the Hominoids --
Anatomy of a Climbing Heritage --
The Earliest Hominoids --
Ape Evolution in Eurasia --
Evolutionary Relationships Among Hominoids --
The Australopithecines --
What Is a Hominid? --
The Australopithecines --
Interpretation of the Evolutionary History --
Robust Australopithecines --
Reconstructing Early Hominid Behavior --
The Genus Homo --
Major Physical Changes in Early Homo --
Homo habilis --
The First Stone Tools --
Homo in the Middle Pleistocene --
The Evolving Brain and Human Evolution --
Homo Sapiens --
Physical Characteristics of Early Homo sapiens --
Behavior of Early Homo sapiens --
The Emergence of Modern Homo sapiens --
Reconstructing Early Human Behavior --
The Hominoids: Studies of Ape and Human Behavior --
Social Behavior of Apes --
Innate Behaviors in Humans --
Human Sociobiology --
Human Biology and Variation --
The Nature of Human Genetic Variation --
Early Studies of Human Variation: The Concept of "Race" --
Genetic Origins of Variation --
How Natural Selection Maintains Human Variation --
Genetic Influence on Behavioral Variation. The Human Life Cycle: Human Biology, Growth, and Adaptability --
Human Growth Studies --
Human Adaptability to the Environment --
Modern Life and Human Evolution --
Humans in Evolutionary Perspective: Applied Biological Anthropology --
Premises and Goals of Applied Biological Anthropology --
Evolutionary Medicine --
Forensic Anthropology --
Human Ecology and Quality of Life --
The Language of Biological Anthropology: Human Anatomy --
The Language of Biological Anthropology: Geology --
The Language of Biological Anthropology: Biology and Taxonomy --
Dating Methods in Paleoanthropology.
Responsibility: Noel T. Boaz, Alan J. Almquist.

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