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Introduction to physical anthropology / Robert Jurmain, Professor Emeritus, San Jose State University, Lynn Kilgore, University of Colorado, Boulder, Wenda Trevathan, Professor Emerita, New Mexico State University, Russell L. Ciochon, University of Iowa, Eric J. Bartelink, Associated Professor, California State University, Chico.

Author/Creator:
Jurmain, Robert.
Publication:
Boston : Cengage Learning, [2018]
Format/Description:
Book
xvii, 576 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Edition:
Fifteenth edition.
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Subjects:
Physical anthropology -- Textbooks.
Physical anthropology.
Form/Genre:
Textbooks.
Contents:
Introduction to physical anthropology
The development of evolutionary theory
The biological basis of life
Heredity and evolution
Macroevolution: Processes of vertebrate and mammalian evolution
Survey of the living primates
Primate behavior
Overview of the fossil primates
Paleoanthropology: Reconstructing early hominin behavior and ecology
Hominin origins in Africa
The first dispersal of the genus Homo: Homo erectus and contemporaries
Premodern humans
The origin and dispersal of modern humans
Modern human biology: Patterns of variation
Modern human biology: Patterns of adaptation
Legacies of human evolutionary history: Effects on the life course
The human disconnection.
Notes:
Includes bilbiographic references (pages 531-556) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Kilgore, Lynn.
Trevathan, Wenda.
Ciochon, Russell L.
Bartelink, Eric J.
ISBN:
1337099821
9781337099820
9781337115698
133711569X
OCLC:
957184894
Publisher Number:
99980201213