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The emergence of man

Author: John E Pfeiffer
Publisher: New York, Harper & Row [1972]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and enl. edView all editions and formats
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Pfeiffer, John E., 1915-
Emergence of man.
New York, Harper & Row [1972]
(OCoLC)569266975
Online version:
Pfeiffer, John E., 1915-
Emergence of man.
New York, Harper & Row [1972]
(OCoLC)607706715
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John E Pfeiffer
ISBN: 0060133295 9780060133290
OCLC Number: 570507
Description: xxii, 550 pages illustrations 25 cm
Contents: Primate origins --
The first members of the family of man --
Southern apes- links in the evolution of man --
Fossils and tools as clues to man's beginnings --
Early migrations of man's ancestors --
The rise of big-game hunting and the psychology of the hunt --
The impact of big-game hunting on human evolution --
The search for remains of the earliest modern-type men --
Developments in the scientific study of Neanderthal man --
The disappearance of Neanderthal man, the appearance of modern man --
The golden age of prehistory --
Primate studies and revised beliefs about animal behavior --
Chimpanzees: man's closest relatives --
Observation and experimentation with living primates and carnivores --
Contemporary hunter-gatherers: last representatives of the stone age --
The behavior of primitive peoples --
Experimental archeology --
The human infant: a study in living prehistory --
The evolution of language --
Study of man: the power of the past, the potential for change --
Epilogue: the future of man, an ex-hunter, in a world that has no place for hunters.
Responsibility: [by] John E. Pfeiffer.

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