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A brain for all seasons : human evolution and abrupt climate change

Author: William H Calvin
Publisher: Seattle, WA : W.H. Calvin, ©2002-
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Web site presents on-line text from the publication by William H. Calvin of the University of Washington of his work, A brain for all seasons. Visitors can read the text to learn how our world's climate has changed over the years. Calvin argues that such cycles of abrupt cooling eliminated many but also produced as descendant of those who survived. Visitors can access the information by chapter which are  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William H Calvin
OCLC Number: 439187647
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 29, 2002).
Target Audience: Postsecondary.
Details: Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contents: Preamble --
Darwin's home --
Evolution House, Kew Gardens --
Down among the fossils --
Musee de l'Homme in Paris --
Bockenheim --
Layover limbo --
Contemplating the Sahara --
Latitude zero --
Okavango Delta --
Sossusvlei Dunes --
Sterkfontein Caves --
Cape of Good Hope --
Nairobi --
Olorgesailie --
Kariandusi --
Lake Nakuru --
Lake Baringo --
Lake Naivasha --
Olduvai Gorge --
Maasai Mara --
Libya by moonlight --
Layover limbo (again) --
Copenhagen's ice cores --
The plane where it's always noon --
High above Oslo --
Out over the sinking Gulf Stream --
Jan Mayen Island --
The Greenland Sea --
Greenland fjords --
Atop Greenland --
Thule --
Somerset Island --
Crossing the North American coast --
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories --
Bumpy border crossing --
Afterthoughts --
Acknowledgments --
Glossary --
Recommended reading --
Chapter notes.
Other Titles: William H. Calvin, A brain for all seasons (University of Chicago Press, 2002), table of contents
Responsibility: William H. Calvin.

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This Web site presents on-line text from the publication by William H. Calvin of the University of Washington of his work, A brain for all seasons. Visitors can read the text to learn how our world's climate has changed over the years. Calvin argues that such cycles of abrupt cooling eliminated many but also produced as descendant of those who survived. Visitors can access the information by chapter which are organized into different areas of the world in which Calvin traveled as he wrote about climate change.

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