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Principles of human evolution

Author: Roger Lewin; Robert Foley
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub. Co., 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Principles of Human Evolution presents an in-depth introduction to paleoanthropology and the study of human evolution. Focusing on the fundamentals of evolutionary theory and molecular genetics approaches to important questions in the field, this timely textbook will help students gain a perspective on human evolution in the context of modern biological thinking."--Jacket.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Lewin; Robert Foley
ISBN: 0632047046 9780632047048
OCLC Number: 51770171
Description: x, 555 pages : illustrations maps ; 25 cm
Contents: The growth of the evolutionary perspective --
The principles of evolutionary theory --
Pattern and process in evolution --
The geological context --
The systematic context --
Human evolution in comparative perspective --
Reconstructing behavior --
Apes, hominins, and humans : morphology, molecules, and fossils --
Searching for the first hominins --
The apelike hominins --
Origins of Homo --
Behavior and evolution of early hominins --
Africa and beyond : the evolution of Homo --
The origin of modern humans : background and fossil evidence. The origin of modern humans : genetic evidence --
The origin of modern humans : archeology, behavior, and evolutionary process --
Evolution of the brain, intelligence, and culture --
Language and symbolism --
New worlds, old worlds.
Responsibility: Roger Lewin and Robert Foley.

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* New author, Robert Foley - leading figure in Human Evolutionary Studies - joins the writing team. * Dedicated website - www. blackwellpublishing. com/lewin - provides study resources and artwork  Read more...

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