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Title LinkA companion to paleoanthropology / edited by David R. Begun.
Distribution Chichester, West Sussex : Wiley-Blackwell, 2013.
Description xxvii, 620 pages :  illustrations ;  26 cm.
Type of Material Book
Series ( Blackwell companions to anthropology ; ; 22 )
Series ( Blackwell companions to anthropology; 22.)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Contents: The past, present and future of paleoanthropology / David R. Begun -- History / Matthew R. Goodrum -- Human systematics / David S. Strait -- Experimental approaches to musculoskeletal function / Matthew J. Ravosa, Kimberly A. Congdon, and Rachel A. Menegaz -- Multivariate quantitative methods in paleoanthropology / Michael A. Schillaci and Philipp Gunz -- Growth, development and life history in hominin evolution / Jay Kelley and Debra Bolter -- Cranial evolution in the apes / Brian T. Shea -- Hominid brain evolution / Thomas Schoenemann -- Hominin diets / Peter S. Ungar and Matt Sponheimer -- Origin and evolution of human postcranial anatomy / Brian G. Richmond and Kevin G. Hatala -- Multiproxy paleoecology : reconstructing evolutionary context in paleoanthropology / Kaye E. Reed -- Reconstructing social behavior from fossil evidence / J. Michael Plavcan -- Geochronology / Alan L. Deino -- The origins and evolution of technology / Kathy Schick and Nicholas Toth -- Genetic perspectives on ape and human evolution / Todd R. Disotell -- The genetics of morphology / Richard J. Sherwood and Dana L. Duren -- Paleoanthropology and race / Milford H. Wolpoff and Rachel Caspari -- Primate origins / Mary T. Silcox -- Anthropoid origins / K. Christopher Beard -- Catarrhine origins / Terry Harrison -- The Miocene hominoid radiations / David R. Begun -- Before Australopithecus : the earliest hominins / Scott W. Simpson -- Australopithecus and Kenyanthropus / Ashley S. Hammond and Carol V. Ward -- Paranthropus / Bernard Wood and Kes Schroer -- Earliest Homo / Friedemann Schrenk -- Homo erectus and related taxa / Susan C. Antón -- The Middle Pleistocene record : on the ancestry of Neandertals, modern humans and others- / Jean-Jacques Hublin -- Neanderthals / Katerina Harvati-Papatheodorou -- Modern human origins / Mark Collard and Mana Dembo -- Homo floresiensis / William L. Jungers.
Summary "A Companion to Paleoanthropology presents a compendium of readings representing the state-of-the-art in our knowledge relating to the study of ancient humans as found in fossil hominid evidence"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject LinkPaleoanthropology.
LinkFossil hominids.
LinkHuman evolution.
Subject LinkFossil hominids.
LinkHuman evolution.
LinkPaleoanthropology.
Add.Author LinkBegun, David R., editor of compilation.

System Number 000679671
ISBN Link9781444331165 (hardback)
Link1444331167 (hardback)

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