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Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds (Developments in Primatology: Progress and Prospects)

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Published by Springer .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHidemi Ishida (Editor), Russell Tuttle (Editor), Martin Pickford (Editor), Naomichi Ogihara (Editor), Masato Nakatsukasa (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages281
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7445191M
ISBN 100387296387
ISBN 109780387296388

human origins. British anthropologists Louis S. B. Leakey (–) and Mary Leakey (–) began searching for early human remains in East Africa in the s. Their efforts turned what was a sideline of science into a major field of scientific inquiry. Mary became one of the world’s renowned hunters of human fossils. Human Growth and Development pulls together information from leading experts in a variety of fields to create a one-volume resource on the human growth stages, environmental effects, and the research methods scientists should use. This text promises to be a great course-planning guide for instructors in various medical and scientific fields in.

  Human Origins. Humans are unique creatures on the planet, though it wasn't always this way. Long ago, some bizarre human relatives, such as Nutcracker Man and a Homo species whose miniature bodies. A Natural History of Rape Biological Bases of Sexual Coercion By RANDY THORNHILL and CRAIG T. PALMER Assuming that the main interest of most readers of this book is the subject of rape rather than evolutionary theory per se, we now present some questions about rape that an evolutionary approach can answer: The human social environment.

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Format: Hardcover. Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds is a benchmark compendium of research that presents itself at a major paradigm shift in paleoanthropology. The editors offer a variety of theoretical approaches to puzzles on the place of the Hominidae, particularly Homo sapiens, among the Primates, including our unique bipedal positional behavior and.

Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds is a benchmark compendium of research that presents itself at a major paradigm shift in paleoanthropology. The editors offer a. In March ofa symposium was convened in Kyoto on Human Origins and Environmental Backgrounds. This book is the result of that symposium, and includes a set of papers on topics such as hominid evolution, dispersal and morphology, and the origins of bipedalism.

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In eleven essays, the contributors examine the connections between environmental change and other major. environmental history has to date been done by individual scholars, rather than by teams.

The Origins and Institutionalization of Environmental History (as a Self-conscious Enterprise) Like every twist and turn within intellectual life, environmental history has countless and tangled roots. At Ancient Origins, we believe that one of the most important fields of knowledge we can pursue as human beings is our beginnings.

And while some people may seem content with the story as it stands, our view is that there exists countless mysteries, scientific anomalies and surprising artifacts that have yet to be discovered and explained. Human evolution, the process by which human beings developed on Earth from now-extinct zoologically, we humans are Homo sapiens, a culture-bearing upright-walking species that lives on the ground and very likely first evolved in Africa aboutyears ago.

We are now the only living members of what many zoologists refer to as the human tribe, Hominini, but there is. Climate change is the long-term alteration in Earth’s climate and weather patterns. It took nearly a century of research and data to convince the vast majority. Human biologists have long recognized the important role that environmental stressors play in shaping variation in human physiology and morphology.

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DNA and fossil evidence has revealed that six million to seven million years ago, the human lineage split from the one that eventually gave rise to modern chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes) and bonobos (Pan paniscus).Modern humans have evolved to have large brains and move around on two.

PART 1 – Background material 1) The theory of evolution 4 2) Human races 10 3) Intelligence 17 4) The origin of Homo sapiens 28 5) Altruism 35 6) Bands, and the dual code of morality 40 7) Human sexual behavior and attitudes 43 8) The ice ages 46 9) Languages 51 PART 2 – Outline of major migrations during the Paleolithic.

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A good follow up to Tattersall’s Masters of the Planet, this book focuses more on a specific theory of human origins. A revision of Stringer’s previous theory that Homo sapiens emerged from a particular region of the African continent, Stringer claims a more complicated theory dispersed across the entire continent.The Human Footprint is a global, thematic, and multi-disciplinary history of the planet, from its earliest origins to its current condition.

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