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Continuity or Replacement : Controversies in Homo Sapiens Evolution - Guenter Braeuer

Continuity or Replacement

Controversies in Homo Sapiens Evolution

By: Guenter Braeuer (Editor), Fred H. Smith (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1992
ISBN: 9789061911494
Number Of Pages: 352

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Cladistics and later Pleistocene human evolutionp. 1
Replacement, continuity and the origin of Homo sapiensp. 9
Theories of modern human originsp. 25
A mitochondrial perspective on replacement or continuity in human evolutionp. 65
African Pygmies have the more ancestral gene pool when studied for Y-chromosome DNA haplotypesp. 75
Africa's place in the evolution of Homo sapiensp. 83
The Middle Stone Age with reference to Tanzaniap. 99
A first report on the ER-3884 cranial remains from Ileret/East Turkana, Kenyap. 111
The origins of modern people: The evidence from Klasies Riverp. 121
Biological relationships between Upper Pleistocene and Holocene populations in southern Africap. 131
The role of continuity in modern human originsp. 145
Defining modern humans: A multivariate approachp. 157
The persistence of Neanderthal features in post-Neanderthal Europeansp. 179
Homo sapiens sapiens remains from the island of Cretep. 189
The evolution of Homo sapiens as indicated by features of the postcraniump. 209
Paleolithic archaeology, ancient behavior and the transition to modern Homop. 219
Neanderthal cognition and the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transitionp. 231
Social transformations at the Middle to Upper Paleolithic transition: The implications of the European recordp. 247
Middle Palaeolithic chronology and the transition to the Upper Palaeolithic in southwest Asiap. 261
The origin of anatomically modern humans in east Asiap. 273
The human colonisation of the Australian continentp. 289
Author indexp. 303
Subject indexp. 309
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ISBN: 9789061911494
ISBN-10: 9061911494
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 1st January 1992
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 26.04 x 18.42  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.79
Edition Number: 1