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The Origins and Past of Modern Humans - Towards Reconciliation

ProceedingsOut of Print

Series: Recent Advances in Human Biology Volume: 3

Edited By: Philip V Tobias and Keiichi Omoto

267 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps

World Scientific Publishing

Hardback | May 1998 | #72791 | ISBN: 9810232039
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About this book

Conference proceedings from Kyoto, 21-23 March 1996.


Contents

People of Japan inferred from mitochondrial DNA polymorphisms in east Asians, S. Horai, K. Omoto; Tracing the origin of modern humans using nuclear microsatellite polymorphisms, R. Deka et al; gene trees of Beta-globin - inferences on the origins of modern humans, R.M. Hardin et al; Linguistic and genetic diversity in Europe, S. Paabo; HLA class II alleles and haplotypes in Asian populations - with special reference to the Ainu, K. Tokunaga; Genetic studies on the origin of modern humans, M. Neil; Multiregional or uniregional origin of modern humans - what do genetic data indicate? N. Takahata, J. Kein; MrDNA in Oceania - resolution with linguistic, morphometric, serological, and nuclear genetic markers, R. Cann; Multiregional evolution and modern human origins, M.H. Wolpoff; On the degree of Neanderthal - modern continuity in the earliest upper Palaeolithic crania from the Czech Republic - evidence from non-metrical features, G. Brauer, H. Broeg; The first anatomically advanced humans from South Africa and the Levant, G.P. Rightmire; Continuity or replacement - viewed from source of certain features of modern humans in China, X. Wu; The new dates from Java and China, their relevance to the origin of modern humans, G. Pope; The spread of modernity in Palaeolithic Europe, P.T. Miracle; Human dispersals and colonizations in prehistory - the southeast Asian data and their implications, P. Bellwood; Modelling the spread of early farming and of the early upper Palaeolithic in Europe. K. Aoki; language and the evolution of modern humans, W S-Y Wang; Dene-caucasian - a new linguistic family, M. Ruhlen.

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