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The Cambridge Dictionary of human biology and evolution

Author: Larry L Mai; Marcus Young Owl; M Patricia Kersting
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cambridge Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution (CDHBE) is an invaluable research and study tool for both professionals and students covering a broad range of subjects within human biology, physical anthropology, anatomy, auxology, primatology, physiology, genetics, paleontology and zoology."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Dictionary
Dictionaries
Dictionnaire (Descripteur de forme)
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Larry L Mai; Marcus Young Owl; M Patricia Kersting
ISBN: 0521662508 9780521662505 0521664861 9780521664868
OCLC Number: 54374716
Description: xvii, 648 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: A taxonomy of extinct primates --
A taxonomy of recent and extant primates --
Table of extant primate species --
A geological time scale --
Terrestrial chronology of the Pleistocene 'ice age' in the northern hemisphere --
Marine oxygen isotope chronology --
Anatomical landmarks, postcranial bones and major muscle groups --
Event timeline of human biology and evolution --
Tentative hominid phylogeny --
The Greek alphabet.
Responsibility: Larry L. Mai, Marcus Young Owl, M. Patricia Kersting.
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