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Human evolution in China : a metric description of the fossils and a review of the sites

Author: Xinzhi Wu; Frank E Poirier
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995.
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This is a comprehensive review summarizing all major human and ape fossils found in China. The book contains original analyses of a number of fossils, and English translations of Chinese-language  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wu, Hsin-chih.
Human evolution in China.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)605162424
Online version:
Wu, Hsin-chih.
Human evolution in China.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
(OCoLC)609438901
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Xinzhi Wu; Frank E Poirier
ISBN: 0195074327 9780195074321
OCLC Number: 31435253
Description: vii, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Homo erectus --
3. Archaic Homo sapiens --
4. Anatomically Modern Homo sapiens --
5. Evolution and Dispersal --
6. Important Fossil Hominoids in China --
Appendix I Some Commonly Mentioned Fauna --
Appendix II Mammals of Locality I of Zhoukoudian Grouped According to Climate.
Responsibility: Xinzhi Wu, Frank E. Poirier.
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"A comprehensive and up-to-date guide. . . .The core of the book consists of the anatomical descriptions, which have been prepared by Wu, working from both the specimens themselves and reports Read more...

 
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