Primate Adaptation and Evolution

Primate Adaptation and Evolution

by John G. Fleagle
ISBN-10:
0122603400
ISBN-13:
9780122603402
Pub. Date:
01/28/1988
Publisher:
Elsevier Science & Technology Books

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Overview

Primate Adaptation and Evolution

John Fleagle has improved on his 1988 text by reconceptualizing chapters and by bringing new findings in functional and evolutionary approaches to bear on his synthesis of comparative primate data. The Second Edition provides a foundation upon which students can develop an understanding of our primate heritage. It features up-to-date information gained through academic training, laboratory experience and field research. This beautifully illustrated volume provides a comprehensive introductory text explaining the many aspects of primate biology and human evolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780122603402
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology Books
Publication date: 01/28/1988
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 486
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Adaptation, Evolution, and Systematics; The Primate Body; Primate Lives; Prosimians; New World Anthropoids; Old World Monkeys; Apes and Humans; Primate Communities; Primate Adaptations; The Fossil Record; Primate Origins; Fossil Prosimians; Early Anthropoids; Fossil Platyrrhines; Fossil Apes; Fossil Old World Monkeys; Fossil Hominids; Patterns in Primate Evolution

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