Hovers, Erella

Human Paleontology and Prehistory

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Table of contents

1. Why Was Human Evolution So Rapid?
Ian Tattersall

2. Wallace’s Controversy with Darwin on Man’s Mental Evolution, on the Position of the Natives in Human Evolution, and His Anticipation of Cultural Evolution, as Distinct from Biological Evolution
Joseph Neumann

3. Man’s Place in Past and Future Evolution: A Historical Survey of Remarkable Ideas
David Wool

4. The Paleoecology of the Upper Ndolanya Beds, Laetoli, Tanzania, and Its Implications for Hominin Evolution
Terry Harrison

5. The Australopithecine Brain: Controversies Perpetual
Ralph L. Holloway

6. Posture, Locomotion and Bipedality: The Case of the Gerenuk (Litocranius walleri)
Matt Cartmill, Kaye Brown

7. Canine Height and Jaw Gape in Catarrhines with Reference to Canine Reduction in Early Hominins
William L. Hylander

Paranthropus: Where Do Things Stand?
Bernard Wood, Kes Schroer

9. Feeding Behavior and Diet in Paranthropus boisei: The Limits of Functional Inference from the Mandible
David J. Daegling, Frederick E. Grine

10. Aspects of Mandibular Ontogeny in Australopithecus afarensis

Halszka Glowacka, William H. Kimbel, Donald C. Johanson

11. Middle Pleistocene Homo Crania from Broken Hill and Petralona: Morphology, Metric Comparisons, and Evolutionary Relationships
G. Philip Rightmire

12. Thermoregulation in Homo erectus and the Neanderthals: A Reassessment Using a Segmented Model
Mark Collard, Alan Cross

13. Behavioral Differences Between Near Eastern Neanderthals and the Early Modern Humans from Skhul and Qafzeh: An Assessment Based on Comparative Samples of Holocene Humans
Osbjorn M. Pearson, Vitale S. Sparacello

14. The Acheulo-Yabrudian – Early Middle Paleolithic Sequence of Misliya Cave, Mount Carmel, Israel
Mina Weinstein-Evron, Yossi Zaidner

15. A 3-D Look at the Tabun C2 Jaw
Katerina Harvati, Elisabeth Nicholson Lopez

16. The Dentition of the Earliest Modern Humans: How ‘Modern’ Are They?
Shara E. Bailey, Timothy D. Weaver, Jean-Jacques Hublin

17. Talking Hyoids and Talking Neanderthals
David W. Frayer

18. 3D Reconstruction of Spinal Posture of the Kebara 2 Neanderthal
Ella Been, Asier Gómez-Olivencia, Patricia A. Kramer, Alon Barash

19. Brother or Other: The Place of Neanderthals in Human Evolution
Rachel Caspari, Karen R. Rosenberg, Milford H. Wolpoff

Keywords: Social Sciences, Archaeology, Paleontology, History, general, Anthropology, Evolutionary Biology, Regional and Cultural Studies

Publication year
Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology
Page amount
28 pages
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