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The Evolution of modern humans in Africa : a comprehensive guide

Author: Pamela R Willoughby
Publisher: Lanham, MD : AltaMira Press, ©2007.
Series: African archaeology series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A fascinating, detailed study of the origins of modern humans. Includes material from Willoughby's own research in Tanzania.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Pamela R Willoughby
ISBN: 0759101191 9780759101197
OCLC Number: 804568329
Description: xxi, 439 p. : il. ; 23 cm
Contents: Chapter 0 Foreword Chapter 1 Modern Human Origins: A People Without History Chapter 2 Historical Perspectives: The Place of Humans in Nature Chapter 3 The Paleoenvironmental Context: The Origin and Dispersal of Modern Humans Chapter 4 The Chronological Framework: Dating the Appearance and Spread of Homo Sapiens Chapter 5 Out of Africa: When and How many times? Alternative Models of Modern Human Origins Chapter 6 Mitochondrial Eve and the Middle Stone Age: Genetics and Human Variation Chapter 7 The Fossil Hominin Evidence Chapter 8 The Archaeological Evidence from North Africa Chapter 9 The Archaeological Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa I Chapter 10 The Archaeological Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa II Chapter 12 Conclusions: What Does It Mean to Be a Modern Homo Sapiens? 13 References
Series Title: African archaeology series.
Responsibility: Pamela R. Willoughby.
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Willoughby presents a comprehensive, concise, and authoritative summary of the context of human evolution in the African continent as understood today...For college and university libraries Read more...

 
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