Human Origins: The Fossil Record

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Waveland Press, 1998 - Nature - 225 pages
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"An introductory guide to the fossil record of prehuman and human evolution through the presentation of detailed drawings of complete or nearly complete specimens that are representative ... beginning with common ancestors of apes and humans, followed by proposed hominid ancestors, continuing with ... hominids."--Pref.

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
Oligocene and Miocene Hominoids
22
PliocenePleistocene Hominids
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Clark Spencer Larsen heads the Department of Anthropology at The Ohio State University, Columbus. A native of Nebraska, he received his B.A. from Kansas State University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Clark s research is in bioarcheology, skeletal biology, and paleoanthropology. He has worked in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Northern Illinois University, Purdue University, and the University of North Carolina. Since 2001, he has been a member of the faculty at Ohio State, where he is a Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He teaches introductory physical anthropology, osteology, bioarcheology, and paleoanthropology. Clark has served as president of the American Associations of Physical Anthropologists and as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. In addition to Our Origins, he has authored or edited 25 books and monographs, including Bioarcheology: Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton, Skeletons in Our Closet, Advances in Dental Anthropology, and A Companion to Biological Anthropology.

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