The Anthropology of Modern Human Teeth: Dental Morphology and its Variation in Recent Human Populationsby G. Richard Scott, Christy G. Turner II
Pub. Date: 04/17/1997
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
A global study of dental variation offering insights into modern human origins. See more details below
A global study of dental variation offering insights into modern human origins.
- Cambridge University Press
- Publication date:
- Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #20
- Product dimensions:
- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)
Table of Contents
Acknowledgements; Prologue; 1. Dental anthropology and morphology; 2. Description and classification of permanent crown and root traits; 3. Biological considerations: ontogeny, asymmetry, sex dimorphism and intertrait association; 4. Genetics of morphological trait expression; 5. Geographic variation in toot crown and root morphology; 6. Establishing method and theory for using tooth morphology in reconstructions of late Pleistocene and Holocene human population history; 7. Tooth morphology and population history; Epilogue; Appendices; References; Index.
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