Neanderthals Revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives by Katerina Harvati, Terry Harrison

By Katerina Harvati, Terry Harrison

This quantity offers the state-of-the-art examine of prime scientists, re-examining the main debates in Neanderthal study with using cutting edge equipment and fascinating new theoretical methods. assurance comprises the second look of Neanderthal anatomy, inferred diversifications and ordinary actions, developmental styles, phylogenetic relationships, and the Neanderthal extinction; new equipment contain computing device tomography, 3D geometric morphometrics, historic DNA and bioenergetics. The booklet deals clean perception into either Neanderthals and sleek humans.

Show description

Read or Download Neanderthals Revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives PDF

Best physical books

Exercise and Physical Functioning in Osteoarthritis: Medical, Neuromuscular and Behavioral Perspectives

Osteoarthritis (OA) is without doubt one of the best 10 of such a lot disabling ailments within the Western global. it's the significant explanation for discomfort and incapacity one of the aged. This booklet presents a contextual evaluate of contemporary learn on neuromuscular elements and behavioral possibility elements for practical decline in OA, with a distinct emphasis on explanatory mechanisms.

Physical Modalities in Dermatologic Therapy: Radiotherapy, Electrosurgery, Phototherapy, Cryosurgery

A few very important healing modalities aren't lined safely in present dermatology textbooks. This e-book is meant to fill that hole. It originated in a chain of precise lectures on modem purposes of actual modalities given at fresh annual conferences of the yank Academy of Dermatology; the most themes have been radiotherapy, electrosurgery, phototherapy, cryosurgery, and comparable healing modalities.

Bioarchaeological and Forensic Perspectives on Violence: How Violent Death Is Interpreted from Skeletal Remains

Each year, there are over 1. 6 million violent deaths world wide, making violence one of many major public well-being problems with our time. And with the twentieth century simply in the back of us, it is demanding to omit that 191 million humans misplaced their lives at once or ultimately via clash. This number of attractive case reviews on violence and violent deaths finds how violence is reconstructed from skeletal and contextual info.

Extra resources for Neanderthals Revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives

Example text

Neanderthals and Modern Humans in Western Asia. Plenum Press, New York, pp. 295–310. , 2000. Modern-nonmodern hominid interactions: A Mediterranean perspective. , Pilbeam, D. ), The Geography of Neanderthals and Modern Humans in Europe and the Great Mediterranean. Peabody Museum Bulletin 8, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, pp. 157–182. , 1864. The reputed fossil man of the Neanderthal. Quart. J. Sci. 1, 88–97. , 1934. Stratigrafia e analisi della cava di Saccopastore e della regione circostante in riguardo alla posizione del cranio neandertaliano scoperto nel maggio 1929.

A revolution in morphometrics. Trends Ecol. Evol. 8, 129–132. , 2004. Neandertal cranio-dental evolution and development. A review in the light of new methods and fossils. , Harrison, T. ), Neanderthals Revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives. Springer, New York, pp. 37–70. , 1995. Image of the human fossil brain: endocranial casts and meningeal vessels in young and adult subjects. , Chavaillon, J. ), Origins of the Human Brain. Clarendon Press, Oxford, pp. 11–38. , 2001. Exo- and endocranial morphometrics in mid-Pleistocene and modern humans.

1, 195–232. -J. 1978. Le torus occipital transverse et les structures associées. Thesis, Université de Paris. , 1996. A late Neanderthal associated with Upper Paleolithic artifacts. Nature 381, 224–226. , 1998. Climatic changes, paleogeography, and the evolution of Neandertals. , Bar-Yosef, O. ), Neandertals and Modern Humans in Western Asia. Plenum Press, New York, pp. 295–310. , 1996. A stable isotope study of mammal skeletal remains of mid-Pleistocene age, Arago Cave, eastern Pyrenees, France.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.76 of 5 – based on 19 votes