ISBN-10:
052102031X
ISBN-13:
9780521020312
Pub. Date:
07/31/2005
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
The Evolution of Modern Human Diversity: A Study of Cranial Variation

The Evolution of Modern Human Diversity: A Study of Cranial Variation

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ISBN-13: 9780521020312
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 07/31/2005
Series: Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series , #18
Pages: 436
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The modern human origins debate; Part I. Multiregional Evolution as the Source of Human Cranial Diversity: 3. The morphological basis of the multiregional model; 4. The regional expression of the East Asian and Australian continuity traits; 5. Temporal distribution of the 'Regional Continuity Traits' in late Pleistocene hominids; 6. The independence of expression of the 'Regional Continuity Traits'; 7. Multiregional evolution as the source of recent regional cranial diversity; a review; Part II. The Evolution of Modern Human Cranial Diversity from a Single Ancestral Source: 8. Cranial variation in Homo sapiens; 9. Morphological differentiation from a single ancestral source; 10. Geographical differentiation from a single ancestral source; 11. The evolution of modern human cranial diversity; 12. Final conclusions; References; Index.

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