How Humans Evolved

Written By Robert Boyd
How Humans Evolved
  • Publsiher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 16 September 2014
  • ISBN : 0393936775
  • Pages : 440 pages
  • Rating : 2.5/5 from 2 reviews
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How Humans Evolved

How Humans Evolved
  • Author : Robert Boyd,Joan B. Silk
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2014-09-16
  • Total pages : 440
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : How Humans Evolved teaches the processes that shape human evolution with a unique blend of evolutionary theory, population genetics, and behavioral ecology. The new edition continues to offer the most up-to-date research—in particular, significantly revised coverage of how recent discoveries are shaping our history of human evolution—while now ...

How Humans Evolved

How Humans Evolved
  • Author : Robert Boyd,Joan B. Silk
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton
  • Release Date : 2020-09-08
  • Total pages : 512
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : The gold-standard text, with new cutting-edge genetic research...

How Humans Evolved

How Humans Evolved
  • Author : Robert Boyd,Joan B. Silk
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2017-12
  • Total pages : 496
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : The most complete introduction to the science of human evolution.With a signature blend of evolutionary theory, population genetics, and behavioral ecology, How Humans Evolved teaches the science and history behind human evolution. Thoroughly updated with coverage of recent research and new discoveries, the Eighth Edition offers the most visual, ...

Transcendence

Transcendence
  • Author : Gaia Vince
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2019-11-07
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : * A TIMES BEST SCIENCE BOOK OF THE YEAR * From the prize-winning author of Adventures in the Anthropocene, the astonishing story of how culture enabled us to become the most successful species on Earth 'A wondrous, visionary work' Tim Flannery, author of The Weather Makers Humans are a planet-altering force. Gaia ...

Human Evolution

Human Evolution
  • Author : Bernard Grant Campbell
  • Publisher : Transaction Publishers
  • Release Date : 1967
  • Total pages : 523
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : In this new fourth edition, Campbell has revised and updated his classic introduction to the field. Human Evolution synthesizes the major findings of modern research and theory and presents a complete and integrated account of the evolution of human beings. New developments in microbiology and recent fossil records are incorporated ...

Tools Language and Cognition in Human Evolution

Tools  Language and Cognition in Human Evolution
  • Author : Kathleen R. Gibson,Kathleen Rita Gibson,Tim Ingold
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 483
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : Looks at how humans have evolved complex behaviours such as language and culture....

The Chosen Species

The Chosen Species
  • Author : Juan Luis Arsuaga,Ignacio Martínez,Mauricio Antón
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : This engaging book tells the story of human evolution, asking if man is indeed the “chosen species” or merely an evolutionary accident. Written by world-renowned paleoanthropologists who are co-directors of the excavations at Atapuerca---a World Heritage Site and Europe’s oldest known burial site---where a new human species, homo antecessor, ...

Principles of Human Evolution

Principles of Human Evolution
  • Author : Robert Andrew Foley,Roger Lewin
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2013-05-03
  • Total pages : 576
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : Principles of Human Evolution presents an in-depthintroduction to paleoanthropology and the study of human evolution.Focusing on the fundamentals of evolutionary theory and how theseapply to ecological, molecular genetic, paleontological andarcheological approaches to important questions in the field, thistimely textbook will help students gain a perspective on humanevolution in the ...

Getting Here

Getting Here
  • Author : William White Howells
  • Publisher : Howells House
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Total pages : 266
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : Three individuals left footprints in East Africa 3.7 million years ago. Walking upright on human feet, they had crossed a threshold in the long path of their evolution from vertebrates, mammals and primates to enter and dominate a new world. They were not alone. Others, related and descended in ways not ...

Basics in Human Evolution

Basics in Human Evolution
  • Author : Michael P Muehlenbein
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2015-07-24
  • Total pages : 584
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : Basics in Human Evolution offers a broad view of evolutionary biology and medicine. The book is written for a non-expert audience, providing accessible and convenient content that will appeal to numerous readers across the interdisciplinary field. From evolutionary theory, to cultural evolution, this book fills gaps in the readers’ knowledge ...

Developmental Approaches to Human Evolution

Developmental Approaches to Human Evolution
  • Author : Julia C. Boughner,Campbell Rolian
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2016-02-16
  • Total pages : 344
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : Evolutionary developmental biology jumps a step further in Evolutionary Developmental Anthropology to survey the correlation between evolutionary developmental anthropology and primate and human morphological evolution. The book addresses the mechanistic aspects of primate and human morphological change, discussions of methodologies, soft and hard tissues of the head and body, and ...

Human Evolution

Human Evolution
  • Author : P. J. Andrews,C. B. Stringer
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 1989-09-29
  • Total pages : 46
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : Describes the current understanding of the path of human evolution and reconstructs the appearance and environment of specific species from Egyptian apes to Peking man, Neanderthals, and Cro-Magnons...

Human Evolution

Human Evolution
  • Author : Jon Schiller
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release Date : 2010-04-01
  • Total pages : 234
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : Your author decided to write this book about Human Evolution after seeing a Science Program about Evolution on KCET, the Public Service TV Station in the Los Angeles area. I was impressed with the amount of research going on in this area trying to find out where we, Homosapiens, came ...

The Secret of Our Success

The Secret of Our Success
  • Author : Joseph Henrich
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-10-17
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : How our collective intelligence has helped us to evolve and prosper Humans are a puzzling species. On the one hand, we struggle to survive on our own in the wild, often failing to overcome even basic challenges, like obtaining food, building shelters, or avoiding predators. On the other hand, human ...

Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution 2 Volume Set

Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution  2 Volume Set
  • Author : Bernard Wood
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2011-03-31
  • Total pages : 1264
  • ISBN : 0393936775
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Summary : This comprehensive A to Z encyclopedia provides extensive coverage of important scientific terms related to improving our understanding of how we evolved. Specifically, the 5,000 entries in this two-volume set cover evidence and methods used to investigate the relationships among the living great apes, evidence about what makes the behavior of ...