Human Paleobiology [E-Book] / Robert B. Eckhardt.
Eckhardt, Robert B., (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2000
1 online resource (xiii, 350 pages)
Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 26
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Table of Contents:
  • Paleobiology : present perspectives on the past
  • Constancy and change : taxonomic uncertainty in a probabilistic world
  • A century of fossils
  • About a century of theory
  • Human adaptability present and past
  • Primate patterns of diversity and adaptation
  • Hominid phylogeny : morphological and molecular measures of diversity
  • Plio-Pleistocene hominids : the paleobiology of fragmented populations
  • Character state velocity in the emergence of more advanced hominids
  • The paleobiology of widely dispersed hominids
  • Paleobiological perspectives on modern human origins
  • A future for the past.