Read e-book online A Companion to Paleoanthropology (Wiley Blackwell Companions PDF

By David R. Begun

ISBN-10: 1444331167

ISBN-13: 9781444331165

A better half to Paleoanthropology provides a compendium of readings from prime students within the box that outline our present wisdom of the foremost discoveries and advancements in human origins and human evolution, tracing the fossil checklist from primate and hominid origins to the dispersal of contemporary people around the globe.

  • Represents an available state of the art precis of the whole box of paleoanthropology, with an outline of hominid taxonomy
  • Features articles at the key discoveries in ape and human evolution, in cranial, postcranial and mind evolution, development and development
  • Surveys the breadth of the paleontological checklist from primate origins to fashionable humans
  • Highlights the original equipment and methods of paleoanthropology, together with courting and ecological equipment, and use of dwelling primate date to reconstruct habit in fossil apes and humans

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