This book provides evidence that climate change drove Neanderthal extinction, not competition with our own ancestors.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #38
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Table of ContentsPreface 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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