Probing Human Origins
by Morris Goodman, et al.
Publisher: American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2002
Number of pages: 113
The evolutionary origins of humans involved molecular-genetic, organismal-phenotypic, and cultural-social changes that increased adaptability to physical environmental changes. This volume explores different facets of the complex holistic process of human origins.
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- National Academies Press
The hominin fossil record documents a history of evolutionary events that have ultimately shaped and defined humans. This book explores the opportunities of using scientific research to improve our understanding of how climate shaped our species.
by E.O. James - MacMillan
The progress of scientific research in the department of prehistoric archaeology has been such that there seems to be room for a small volume setting forth the results arrived at by archaeologists in terms that can be understood by ordinary readers.
by Maria Montessori - Frederick A. Stokes company
Contents: Modern tendencies of anthropology and their relation to pedagogy; Certain principles of general biology; Craniology; Thorax; Pelvis; Limbs; Skin and pigments; Technical part; Statistical methodology; Biographic history of the pupil; etc.
- Manhattan House
Cannibals. Fakirs. Crime and punishment. Rituals. Slaves, cults and customs. Warriors and weapons. Equestrians and equilibrists. Musicians and mendicants. Dance, dress, undress and body modification. Structures, conveyances, beasts.