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Primate Life History and Evolution

MonographOut of Print

Series: Monographs in Primatology

Edited By: CJ De Rousseau

Alan R Liss

Hardback | Dec 1991 | #10982 | ISBN: 0471568325
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Contents: Evolutionary Process and Life History; The Structure of Life History Across Species: Constellations and Correlations of Life-History Features; Life Histories in Fossil Species: Reproduction `On The Ground'; Hard Tissue Dynamics and the Life Cycle.


Partial table of contents: EVOLUTIONARY PROCESS AND LIFE HISTORY. Natural Selection and Developmental Constraints: External Versus Internal Determinants of Order in Nature (P. Alberch). THE STRUCTURE OF LIFE HISTORY ACROSS SPECIES. Evolutionary Trends in Primate Growth and Development (E. Watts). Life Histories in Fossil Species. Early Hominid Development and Life History (T. Bromage). LIFE HISTORY PROCESSES WITHIN SPECIES. Reproduction 'on the Ground.' Intrapopulation Variation in Life-History Parameters (D. Sade). Hard Tissue Dynamics and the Life Cycle. The Relationship Between Functional Loading and Bone Architecture (L. Lanyon). Dynamic Morphology: Growth, Life History, and Ecology in Primate Evolution (B. Shea). Index.

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