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The Cambridge dictionary of human biology and evolution Larry L. Mai, Marcus Young Owl, M. Patricia Kersting.

Author: Larry L Mai; Marcus Young Owl; M Patricia Kersting
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution is a must-have volume for anyone interested in human biology, primatology or evolution. Packed with 13,000 descriptions of terms, specimens, and sites,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry L Mai; Marcus Young Owl; M Patricia Kersting
ISBN: 0521664861 9780521664868
OCLC Number: 803971895
Description: XVII, 648 p. : il., taules ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface and acknowledgements; Word roots; A-Z listing of terms; Appendix I. Taxonomy of extinct primates; Appendix II. Taxonomy of recent and extant primates; Appendix III. Reference table of extant primate species; Appendix IV. Geological time scale; Appendix V. Terrestrial chronology of the Pleistocene 'Ice Age' in the northern hemisphere; Appendix VI. Marine oxygen isotope chronology; Appendix VII. Illustrations of anatomical landmarks, postcranial bones and muscle groups, cranial bones and muscle groups; Appendix VIII. Event timeline of human biology and evolution; Appendix IX. Tentative human phylogeny.

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