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Human evolution : an illustrated introduction

Author: Roger Lewin
Publisher: Malden (Mass.) : Blackwell publ., 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Lewin
ISBN: 1405103787 9781405103787
OCLC Number: 469314141
Notes: Notes bibliogr. Glossaire. Index.
Description: 277 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Contents: Preface. Part I: Human Evolution in Perspective:. 1. Our Place in Nature. 2. Human Evolution as Narrative. 3. Historical Views. 4. Modern Evolutionary Theory. 5. The Physical Context of Evolution. 6. Extinction and Patterns of Evolution. Part II: Background to Human Evolution:. 7. Dating Methods. 8. Systematics: Morphological and Molecular. 9. Science of Burial. 10. Primate Heritage. Part III: Humans as Animals:. 11. Bodies, Size, and Shape. 12. Bodies, Brains, and Energy. 13. Bodies, Behavior, and Social Structure. 14. Nonhuman Models of Early Hominins. Part IV: Hominin Beginnings:. 15. Ape and Human Relations. 16. Origin of the Hominoidea. 17. Origin of Bipedalism. 18. Jaws and Teeth. 19. The Earliest Known Hominins. Part V: The Hominin Adaptation:. 20. The Australopithecines. 21. Early Homo. 22. Hominin Relations. 23. Early Tool Technologies. Part VI: Homo erectus: Biology and Behavior:. 24. The Changing Position of Homo erectus. 25. New TechnologiesUnit 26: Hunter or Scavenger. Part VII: Origin of Modern Humans:. 27. The Neanderthals. 28. Anatomical Evidence. 29. Genetic Evidence. 30. Archeological Evidence. Part VIII: The Human Milieu:. 31. Evolution of Brain, Intelligence, and Consciousness. 32. The Evolution of Language. 33. Art in Prehistory. Part IX: New Worlds:. 34. The Americas and Australia. 35. Origin of Agriculture and The First Villagers. Glossary. Index
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