Understanding Climate's Influence on Human Evolution
Publisher: National Academies Press 2010
Number of pages: 129
The hominin fossil record documents a history of critical evolutionary events that have ultimately shaped and defined what it means to be human. This book explores the opportunities of using scientific research to improve our understanding of how climate may have helped shape our species.
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