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Darwin's legacy : scenarios in human evolution

Author: Sue Taylor Parker; Karin Enstam Jaffe
Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, ©2008.
Series: African archaeology series.
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Darwin's Legacy provides a fascinating history of ideas about human evolution, which have been developed and debated since Darwin published The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex in 1871.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Parker, Sue Taylor.
Darwin's legacy.
Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2007048162
(OCoLC)182962871
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Taylor Parker; Karin Enstam Jaffe
ISBN: 9781461647669 1461647665
OCLC Number: 839301718
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2009
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 250 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Scenarios in human evolution : science or fiction? --
Guidelines for modeling human evolution --
Who were our ancestors? --
Origins of human subsistence --
Origins of bipedalism --
Origins of human life history --
Origins of human bodily displays --
Origins of language --
Origins of human mentality --
Origins of cultures --
Epilogue : what about bonobos?
Series Title: African archaeology series.
Responsibility: Sue Taylor Parker and Karin Enstam Jaffe.
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