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A very short introduction

Author: Bernard Wood
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press, 2005.
Series: A very short introduction, 142
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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This introduction traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the 18th century to the latest fossil finds. It concentrates on the fossil evidence for human evolution, making reference to the relevant archaeological evidence when appropriate.
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Genre/Form: Nature and Science
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Wood
ISBN: 0192803603 9780192803603
Language Note: English.
OCLC Number: 851816455
Description: 131 pages ; 180 x 120 mm.
Contents: 1. What to expect ; 2. Finding our place ; 3. Fossil hominins - discovery and context ; 4. Fossil hominins - analysis and interpretation ; 5. Possible and probable early hominins ; 6. Archaic hominins ; 7. Transitional and archaic Homo ; 8. Modern human origins ; Timelines ; Personalities ; Further Reading
Series Title: A very short introduction, 142
Responsibility: Bernard A. Wood.

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This Very Short Introduction traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the eighteenth century to the very latest fossil finds. Bernard Wood shows how evidence from both fossils  Read more...
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