African genesis : perspectives on hominid evolution [E-Book] / edited by Sally C. Reynolds, Andrew Gallagher.
Reynolds, Sally C., (editor)
Gallagher, Andrew, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (xv, 582 pages)
englisch
9781139096164
9781107019959
9781107454507
Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology ; 62
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword /
  • J. Francis Thackeray
  • 1.
  • African genesis : an evolving paradigm /
  • Sally C. Reynolds ;
  • 2.
  • Academic genealogy /
  • Peter S. Ungar and Phillip V. Tobias
  • pt. 1.
  • In search of origins : evolutionary theory, new species, and paths into the past.
  • 3.
  • Speciation in hominin evolution /
  • Colin Groves ;
  • 4.
  • Searching for a new paradigm for hominid origins in Chad (Central Africa) /
  • Michel Brunet ;
  • 5.
  • From hominoid arboreality to hominid bipedalism /
  • Brigitte Senut ;
  • 6.
  • Orrorin and the African ape/hominid dichotomy /
  • Martin Pickford ;
  • 7.
  • A brief review of history and results of 40 years of Sterkfontein excavations /
  • Ronald J. Clarke
  • pt. 2.
  • Hominin morphology through time : brains, bodies and teeth.
  • 8.
  • Hominin brain evolution, 1925-2011 : an emerging overview /
  • Dean Falk ;
  • 9.
  • The issue of brain reorganisation in Australopithecus and early hominids : Dart had it right /
  • Ralph L. Holloway ;
  • 10.
  • The mass of the human brain : is it a spandrel? /
  • Paul R. Manger, Jason Hemingway, Muhammad A. Spocter and Andrew Gallagher ;
  • 11.
  • Origin and diversity of early hominin bipedalism /
  • Henry M. McHenry ;
  • 12.
  • Forelimb adaptations in Australopithecus afarensis /
  • Michelle S.M. Drapeau ;
  • 13.
  • Hominin proximal femur morphology from the Tugen Hills to Flores /
  • Brian G. Richmond and William L. Jungers ;
  • 14.
  • Daily rates of dentine formation and root extension rates in Paranthropus boisei, KNM-ER 1817, from Koobi Fora, Kenya /
  • M. Christopher Dean ;
  • 15.
  • On the evolutionary development of early hominid molar teeth and the Gondolin Paranthropus molar /
  • Kevin L. Kuykendall ;
  • 16.
  • Digital South African fossils : morphological studies using reference-based reconstruction and electronic preparation /
  • Gerhard W. Weber, Philipp Gunz, Simon Neubauer, Philipp Mitteroecker and Fred L. Bookstein
  • pt. 3.
  • Modern human origins : patterns, and processes.
  • 17.
  • Body size in African Middle Pleistocene Homo /
  • Steven E. Churchill, Lee R. Berger, Adam Hartstone-Rose and B. Headman Zondo ;
  • 18.
  • The African origin of recent humanity /
  • Milford H. Wolpoff and Sang-Hee Lee ;
  • 19.
  • Assimilation and modern human origins in the African peripheries /
  • Fred H. Smith, Vance T. Hutchinson and Ivor Janković ;
  • 20.
  • Patterns of Middle Pleistocene hominin evolution in Africa and the emergence of modern humans /
  • Emma Mbua and Günter Bräuer ;
  • 21.
  • Integration of the genetic, anatomical, and archaeological data for the African origin of modern humans : problems and prospects /
  • Osbjorn M. Pearson
  • pt. 4.
  • In search of context : hominin environments, behaviour and lithic cultures.
  • 22.
  • Animal palaeocommunity variability and habitat preference of robust australopiths in South Africa /
  • Darryl J. de Ruiter, Matt Sponheimer and Julia Lee-Thorp ;
  • 23.
  • Impacts of environmental change and community ecology on the composition and diversity of the southern African monkey fauna from the Plio-Pleistocene to the present /
  • Sarah Elton ;
  • 24.
  • African genesis revisited : reflections on Raymond Dart and the 'predatory transition from ape( -man) to man' /
  • Travis R. Pickering ;
  • 25.
  • Shared intention in early artefacts : an exploration of deep structure and implications for communication and language /
  • John A.J. Gowlett ;
  • 26.
  • Sibudu Cave : recent archaeological work on the Middle Stone Age /
  • Lyn Wadley ;
  • 27.
  • The oldest burials and their significance /
  • Avraham Ronen.