By David R. Begun
A significant other to Paleoanthropology offers a compendium of readings from prime students within the box that outline our present wisdom of the key discoveries and advancements in human origins and human evolution, tracing the fossil checklist from primate and hominid origins to the dispersal of contemporary people around the globe.
- Represents an available cutting-edge precis of the total box of paleoanthropology, with an outline of hominid taxonomy
- Features articles at the key discoveries in ape and human evolution, in cranial, postcranial and mind evolution, development and development
- Surveys the breadth of the paleontological checklist from primate origins to fashionable humans
- Highlights the original equipment and strategies of paleoanthropology, together with relationship and ecological tools, and use of residing primate date to reconstruct habit in fossil apes and humans
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A Companion to Paleoanthropology (Wiley Blackwell Companions to Anthropology) by David R. Begun