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Understanding Human Evolution - Jeffrey K. McKee

Paperback Published: 30th September 2004
ISBN: 9780131113909
Number Of Pages: 429

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For the one-term course in human evolution, paleoanthropology, or fossil hominins taught at the junior/senior level in departments of anthropology or biology.
This new edition provides a comprehensive overview to the field of paleoanthropology-the study of human evolution by analyzing fossil remains. It includes the latest fossil finds, attempts to place humans into the context of geological and biological change on the planet, and presents current controversies in an even-handed manner.

Trends in Human Evolution
Fossils, Fossilization, and Dating Methods
Determining Evolutionary Relationships
Our Place in the Animal Kingdom
Reconstructing Ancient Human Behavior and Social Organizations: Use of the Comparative Approach
Early Primate Evolution
Basal Anthropoids, The Evolution of Monkeys, and the Transition to Apes
The Early Hominins
The Hominin Divergence
The Spread of Homo Beyond Africa
Transitions to Archaic Homo sapiens
Neandertals and Their Immediate Predecessors
The Appearance of Homo sapiens sapiens
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ISBN: 9780131113909
ISBN-10: 0131113909
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 429
Published: 30th September 2004
Publisher: CRC PR INC
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 17.78  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.61
Edition Number: 5
Edition Type: New edition

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