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Human Evolution: An Introduction to Man's Adaptations

By: Bernard Campbell

523 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, maps

Aldine de Gruyter

Paperback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 4 | #95326 | ISBN: 0202020428
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Hardback | Dec 1998 | Edition: 4 | #97621 | ISBN: 020202041X
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About this book

Synthesizes the major findings of modern research and theory and presents a complete and integrated account of the evolution of human beings. New developments in microbiology and recent fossil records are incorporated into the enormous range of this volume, with the resulting text as lucid and comprehensive as earlier editions.


Contents

Evolution and environment; mammals - progress in homeostasis; the primate radiation; the fossil evidence - the hominidae; body structure and posture; locomotion and the hindlimb; manipulation and the forelimb; the head function and structure; feeding, ecology, and behaviour; reproduction, social structure and the family; culture and society; human evolution.

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