Neanderthals and Modern Humans: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective

Neanderthals and Modern Humans: An Ecological and Evolutionary Perspective

by Clive Finlayson
     
 

This book provides evidence that climate change drove Neanderthal extinction, not competition with our own ancestors.See more details below

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This book provides evidence that climate change drove Neanderthal extinction, not competition with our own ancestors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521820875
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/29/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #38
Pages:
266
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface and acknowledgements; 1. Human evolution in the Pleistocene; 2. Biogeographical patterns; 3. Human range expansions, contractions and extinctions; 4. The modern human-Neanderthal problem; 5. Comparative behaviour and ecology of Neanderthals and modern humans; 6. The conditions in Africa and Eurasia during the last Glacial Cycle; 7. The modern human colonization and the Neanderthal extinction; 8. The survival of the weakest; References; Index.

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