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The Human Fossil Record, Volume 1: Terminology and Craniodental Morphology of Genus Homo (Europe)

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By: Jeffrey H Schwartz and Ian Tattershall

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Dec 2002 | #129828 | ISBN: 0471319279
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About this book

Provides a comprehensive site-by-site compendium of uniform descriptions and original photographs of all fossils that document the human evolutionary past.

...very welcome addition to the evolutionary anthropologist's reference shelf... (Evolutionary Anthropology) "...This is a true thesaurus, in its literal meaning: a textbook to go back to several times for different scopes." (Nature, June 2002) "...a handsomely produced volume which will make a handy reference work for paleoanthropologists studying fossil cranial morphology." (American Journal of Human Biology, Vol. 15, No. 5, September/October 2003)


Contents

Preface. PART 1: TERMINOLOGY AND CRANIODENTAL MORPHOLOGY OF GENUS HOMO. Descrptive Protocol. Descriptive Format. Abbreviations Craniodental Morphology and Terminology. Maps. PART 2: SITE--BY--SITE ATLAS OF EUROPEAN HOMINID FOSSILS. Introduction. Abri Pataud. Arago (Tautavel). Archi. Atapuerca: Gran Dolina. Atapuerca: Sima de los Huesos. Biache--Saint--Vaast. Bilzingsleben. Brno. Ceprano. Chancelade. Columberia (Bombarral). Combe--Capelle. Cro--Magnon. Dmanisi. Dolni Vestonice. Ehringsdorf (Weimar--Ehringsdorf). Engis. Feldhofer Grotto (Neanderthal). Figueira Brava. Fontechevade. Gibraltar: Devil's Tower. Gibraltar: Forbe's Quarry. Grimaldi Caves. Guattari (Monte Carlo). Hahnofersand. Hortus. Isturitz. Krapina Kulna. La Chapelle--aux--Saints. La Ferrassie. La Naulette. La Quina. Le Moustier. Mauer (Heidelberg). Mladec (Lautscherhole). Montmaurin. Ochoz. Pavlov. Pech de l'Aze. Petralona. Predmosti. Regourdou. Reilingen. Roc de Marsal. Saccopastore. Saint Cesaire. Sakajia. Scladina (Sclayn). Sipka. Spy. Steinheim. Subalyuk. Svitavka. Swanscombe. Velika Pecina. Verteszollos. Vindija. Vogelherd (Stetten). Zafarraya. Zlaty Kun.

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