The Evolution of Modern Humans in Africa: A Comprehensive Guide

The Evolution of Modern Humans in Africa: A Comprehensive Guide

by Pamela R. Willoughby

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780759101197
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 11/01/2006
Series: African Archaeology Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 462
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.12(d)

About the Author

Pamela R. Willoughby is Professor of anthropology at the University of Alberta.

Table of Contents

Chapter 0 Foreword Chapter 1 Modern Human Origins: A People Without History Chapter 2 Historical Perspectives: The Place of Humans in Nature Chapter 3 The Paleoenvironmental Context: The Origin and Dispersal of Modern Humans Chapter 4 The Chronological Framework: Dating the Appearance and Spread of Homo Sapiens Chapter 5 Out of Africa: When and How many times? Alternative Models of Modern Human Origins Chapter 6 Mitochondrial Eve and the Middle Stone Age: Genetics and Human Variation Chapter 7 The Fossil Hominin Evidence Chapter 8 The Archaeological Evidence from North Africa Chapter 9 The Archaeological Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa I Chapter 10 The Archaeological Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa II Chapter 12 Conclusions: What Does It Mean to Be a Modern Homo Sapiens? 13 References

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