Understanding Human Evolution

Understanding Human Evolution

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This volume is intended as a basic text for human evolution courses taught in anthropology or biology departments.show more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 165.6 x 236.2 x 19.8mm | 592.2g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Prentice-Hall
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 013012477X
  • 9780130124777

Table of contents

1. Fossils, Fossilization, and Dating Methods. 2. The Meaning and Process of Evolution. 3. Determining Evolutionary Relationships. 4. Our Place in the Animal Kingdom. 5. Reconstructing Human Behavioral Patterns and Social Organizations: Use of the Comparative Approach. 6. Early Primate Evolution. 7. The Transition to Apes. 8. Trends in Human Evolution. 9. Hominids of the Pliocene and Lower Pleistocene. 10. Homo Erectus. 11. Early Homo Sapiens. 12. Neandertals and Their Immediate Predecessors. 13. The Appearance of Homo Sapiens Sapiens. 14. Conclusion. Glossary. Index.show more

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