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

Auteur : William H Calvin
Éditeur : Seattle, WA : W.H. Calvin, ©2002-
Édition/format :   Fichier d’ordinateur : EnglishVoir toutes les éditions et tous les formats
Base de données :WorldCat
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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  Lire la suite...
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Type d’ouvrage : Ressource Internet
Format : Internet Resource, Computer File
Tous les auteurs / collaborateurs : William H Calvin
Numéro OCLC : 439187647
Notes : Title from title screen (viewed Aug. 29, 2002).
Public cible : Postsecondary.
Détails : Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contenu : 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.
Autres titres : William H. Calvin, A brain for all seasons (University of Chicago Press, 2002), table of contents
Responsabilité : 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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