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Rethinking the human revolution : new behavioural and biological perspectives on the origin and dispersal of modern humans, edited by Paul Mellars . . . [et al.]

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Rethinking the human revolution : new behavioural and biological perspectives on the origin and dispersal of modern humans
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Rethinking the human revolution
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new behavioural and biological perspectives on the origin and dispersal of modern humans
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edited by Paul Mellars . . . [et al.]
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.R42 2007
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Rethinking the human revolution : new behavioural and biological perspectives on the origin and dispersal of modern humans, edited by Paul Mellars . . . [et al.]
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Contents
Introduction. Rethinking the human revolution: Eurasian and African perspectives / Paul Mellars -- pt. 1. Biological and demographic perspectives on modern human origins. The origin and dispersal of Homo sapiens: our current state of knowledge / Chris Stringer -- Complete MtDNA sequences: quest on 'Out-of-Africa' route completed? / Toomas Kivisild -- New phylogenetic relationships for Y-chromosome Haplogroup I: reappraising its phylogeography and prehistory / Peter A. Underhill ... [et al.] -- pt. 2. Cognitive perspectives on modern human origins. Body ornamentation as information technology: towards an understanding of the significance of early beads / Steven L. Kuhn & Mary C. Stiner -- The significance of 'acculturation' depends on the meaning of 'culture' / Philip G. Chase -- Putting it all together: a constructionist approach to the evolution of human mental capacities / Kathleen R. Gibson -- Did a small but significant enhancement in working memory capacity power the evolution of modern thinking? / Thomas Wynn & Frederick L. Coolidge -- The social brain and the cultural explosion of the human revolution / Robin I.M. Dunbar -- Did syntax trigger the human revolution? / Derek Bickerton -- Music and the origin of modern humans / Steven Mithen -- pt. 3. The archaeological and behavioural records in southern and eastern Africa. Fully symbolic Sapiens behavior: innovations in the Middle Stone Age at Blombos Cave, South Africa / Christopher Stuart Henshilwood -- Down with the revolution / Sally McBrearty -- Context and chronology of early Homo sapiens fossils from the Omo Kibish formation, Ethiopia / John J. Shea, John G. Fleagle & Selalem Assefa -- pt. 4. The archaeological and behavioural records in central and northern Africa and the Near East. Modern is as modern does? Technological trends and thresholds in the south-central African record / Lawrence Barham -- Abrupt climatic change and chronology of the upper Palaeolithic in northern and eastern Morocco / R. Nick Barton ... [et al.] -- The place of northeast Africa in the early history of modern humans: new data and interpretations on the middle Stone Age / Philip Van Peer & Pierre M. Vermeersch -- From the beginning: Levantine Upper Palaeolithic cultural change and continuity / Anna Belfer-Cohen & A. Nigel Goring-Morris -- The dispersal of modern humans in Eurasia: a cultural interpretation / Ofer Bar-Yosef -- The boulevard of broken dreams: evolutionary discontinuity in the late Pleistocene Levant / John J. Shea -- pt. 5. The demographic and archaeological records in Europe. What can Neanderthals tell us about modern origins? / Jean-Jacques Hublin -- The Peştera Cu Oase people, Europe's earliest modern humans / João Zilhão ... [et al.] -- Re-evaluating the Aurignacian as an expression of modern human mobility and dispersal / William Davies -- Evolution or revolution? New evidence for the origin of symbolic behaviour in and out of Africa / Francesco D'Errico & Marian Vanhaeren -- Systems of personal ornamentation in the early upper Palaeolithic: methodological challenges and new observations / Randall White -- Changing biodiversity and complexity across the middle-upper Palaeolithic transition / Katie Boyle -- pt. 6. The archaeological and behavioural records in central and eastern Europe. The significance of blade technologies in the period 50-35 kyr BP for the middle Palaeolithic-upper Palaeolithic transition in central and eastern Europe / Janusz K. Kozlowski -- On modern human penetration to northern Eurasia: the multiple advances hypothesis / Jiří A. Svoboda -- Social intimacy, artefact visibility and acculturation models of Neanderthal-modern human interaction / Gilbert B. Tostevin -- Arguments for population movement of anatomically modern humans from central Asia to Europe / Marcel Otte -- Heading north: an africanist perspective on the replacement of Neanderthals by modern humans / Curtis W. Marean -- pt. 7. Asian and Australasian perspectives. Mind the gap: factoring the Arabian Peninsula and the Indian subcontinent into Out of Africa models / Michael D. Petraglia -- Pre-LGM Sahul (Pleistocene Australia-New Guinea) and the archaeology of early modern humans / James F. O'Connell & Jim Allen -- Through the looking glass: new evidence on the presence and behaviour of late pleistocene humans at Niah Cave, Sarawak, Borneo / Ryan Rabett & Graeme Barker
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xx, 436 p.
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9781902937465
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(OCoLC)185032814

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