A Companion to Paleoanthropology (Wiley Blackwell Companions by David R. Begun

By David R. Begun

A spouse to Paleoanthropology offers a compendium of readings from best students within the box that outline our present wisdom of the key discoveries and advancements in human origins and human evolution, tracing the fossil list from primate and hominid origins to the dispersal of contemporary people around the globe.

  • Represents an available cutting-edge precis of the total box of paleoanthropology, with an summary of hominid taxonomy
  • Features articles at the key discoveries in ape and human evolution, in cranial, postcranial and mind evolution, progress and development
  • Surveys the breadth of the paleontological checklist from primate origins to trendy humans
  • Highlights the original equipment and methods of paleoanthropology, together with relationship and ecological tools, and use of residing primate date to reconstruct habit in fossil apes and humans

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