Early Humans and Their World / Edition 1

Early Humans and Their World / Edition 1

by Bo Graslund
ISBN-10:
0415353440
ISBN-13:
9780415353441
Pub. Date:
07/28/2005
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis

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Overview

Early Humans and Their World / Edition 1

Summarizing modern research on early hominid evolution from the apes six million years ago to the emergence of modern humans, this book is the first to present a synthetic discussion of many aspects of early human life.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415353441
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 07/28/2005
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Bo Gräslund was Professor of Archeaology at Uppsala University, Sweden from 1985 - 2000.

Table of Contents

Prefacevii
Acknowledgementsix
1The tangible past1
2The evolution of human social life12
3Next of kin41
4Traces of the early humans47
5Becoming human64
6Evolutionary tools and the path to humanity81
7A new sexual pattern89
8Intellect and language106
9Ways of life and social structure136
Bibliography165
Index175

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