Understanding Human Evolution
This volume is intended as a basic text for human evolution courses taught in anthropology or biology departments.
- Paperback | 352 pages
- 165.6 x 236.2 x 19.8mm | 592.2g
- 07 Jan 1993
- Pearson Education (US)
- Englewood Cliffs, NJ, United States
- 3rd edition
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.