To see accurate pricing, please choose your delivery country.
United States
All Shops

British Wildlife

8 issues per year 84 pages per issue Subscription only

British Wildlife is the leading natural history magazine in the UK, providing essential reading for both enthusiast and professional naturalists and wildlife conservationists. Published eight times a year, British Wildlife bridges the gap between popular writing and scientific literature through a combination of long-form articles, regular columns and reports, book reviews and letters.

Subscriptions from £33 per year

Conservation Land Management

4 issues per year 44 pages per issue Subscription only

Conservation Land Management (CLM) is a quarterly magazine that is widely regarded as essential reading for all who are involved in land management for nature conservation, across the British Isles. CLM includes long-form articles, events listings, publication reviews, new product information and updates, reports of conferences and letters.

Subscriptions from £26 per year
Academic & Professional Books  Evolutionary Biology  Human Evolution

African Ecology and Human Evolution

Edited By: Clark F Howell and Francois Bourliere
666 pages, B/w photos. figs, tabs
African Ecology and Human Evolution
Click to have a closer look
Select version
  • African Ecology and Human Evolution ISBN: 9780202361369 Paperback Jan 2008 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
  • African Ecology and Human Evolution ISBN: 9780415329880 Hardback Feb 2004 Not in stock: Usually dispatched within 1-2 weeks
Selected version: £240.00
About this book Contents Customer reviews Biography Related titles

About this book

Originally published in 1964, this volume summarizes the results of diverse research on Pleistocene environments and the cultural and biological evolution of man in Africa. The book includes chapters on Pleistocene stratigraphy and climatic changes throughout the African continent; on the ecology, biology and sociology of African primate and human populations.


1. Karl W. Butzer, Climatic-Geomorphologic Interpretation of Pleistocene Sediments in the Eurafrican Subtropics 2. R.E. Moreau, The Distribution of Tropical African Birds as an Indicator of Past Climatic Changes 3. F. Bourliere, Observations on the Ecology of Some Large African Mammals 4. C. Arambourg, Continental Vertebrate Faunas of the Tertiary of North Africa 5. H.B.S. Cooke, Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of Africa, with Particular Reference to Southern Africa 6. T Monod, The Late Tertiary and Pleistocene in the Sahara and Adjacent Southerly Regions 7. A.T. Grove and R.A. Pullan, Some Aspects of the Pleistocene Paleogeography of the Chad Basin 8. W.W. Bishop, The Later Tertiary and Pleistocene in Eastern Equatorial Africa 9. J. de Heinzelin, Paleoecological Conditions of the Lake Albert-Lake Edward Rift 10. J. de Heinzelin, Observations on the Absolute Chronology of the Upper Pleistocene 11. L. Liben, Brief Remarks on the Vegetation of the Mountainous Regions of East Congo 12. Geoffrey Bond, Pleistocene Environments in Southern Africa 13. Irven DeVore and S.L. Washburn, Baboon Ecology and Human Evolution 14. George B. Schaller and John T. Emlen, Observations on the Ecology and Social Behavior of the Mountain Gorilla 15. J.T. Robinson, Adaptive Radiation in the Australopithecines and the Origin of Man 16. P. Biberson, Human Evolution in Morocco, in the Framework of the Paleoclimatic Variations of the Atlantic Pleistocene 17. L.S.B. Leakey, Very Early East African Hominidai, and Their Ecological Setting 18. F. Clark Howell and J. Desmond Clark, Acheulian Hunter-Gatherers of Sub-Saharan Africa 19. J. Hiernaux, Some Ecological Factors Effecting Human Populations in Sub-Saharan Africa Transcript of Discussions

Customer Reviews


F. Clark Howell is professor emeritus of paleoanthropology at the University of California, Berkeley where he is co-director of the Laboratory of Human Studies. He is also curator at The University of California Museum of Paleontology. Francois Bourliere (1913-1993) was professor of physiology at the University of Paris. He is also credited with founding the Gerontology Research Unit of Institute of Health and Medical Research and was a member of Paris hospitals.

Edited By: Clark F Howell and Francois Bourliere
666 pages, B/w photos. figs, tabs
Current promotions
Field Guide SaleNHBS Moth TrapNew and Forthcoming BooksBuyers Guides