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Author Wood, Bernard A.

Title Human evolution : a very short introduction / Bernard Wood.

Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2005.

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Physical description 1 online resource (131 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Very short introductions ; 142
Very short introductions ; 142.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 121-124) and index.
Contents Contents; Acknowledgements; List of illustrations; List of tables; 1 Introduction; 2 Finding our place; 3 Fossil hominins: their discovery and context; 4 Fossil hominins: analysis and interpretation; 5 Early hominins: possible and probable; 6 Archaic and transitional hominins; 7 Pre-modern Homo; 8 Modern Homo; Timeline of thought and science relevant to human origins and evolution; Further reading; Index.
Summary This introduction traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the 18th century to the latest fossil finds. It concentrates on the fossil evidence for human evolution making reference to the relevant archaeological evidence when appropriate.
Subject Human evolution.
Fossil hominids.
Evolution (Biology)
Fossils.
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