The Human Fossil Record, Craniodental Morphology of Genus Homo (Africa and Asia) (Volume 2)

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9780471319283: The Human Fossil Record, Craniodental Morphology of Genus Homo (Africa and Asia) (Volume 2)

The Human Fossil Record series is the most authoritative and comprehensive documentation of the fossil evidence  relevant to the study of our evolutionary past. This second volume covers the craniodental remains from Africa and Asia attributed to the genus Homo. In this monumental and groundbreaking new series, the authors use clearly defined terminology and descriptive protocols that are applied uniformly throughout. Organized alphabetically by site name with detailed morphological descriptions and original, expertly taken photographs, each entry features:

  • Location information
  • History of discovery
  • Previous systematic assessments of the fossils
  • Geological, archaeological, and faunal contexts
  • Dating
  • References to the primary literature

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"AN INVALUABLE ARCHIVE"
–Nature

The Human Fossil Record series is the most authoritative and comprehensive documentation of the fossil evidence relevant to the study of our evolutionary past. It fills the critical need for a complete resource that provides detailed morphological descriptions based on uniformly applied protocols, along with all new photographs taken exclusively for the series. This second volume covers the craniodental remains from Africa and Asia attributed to the genus Homo.

In this monumental and groundbreaking new series, the authors use clearly defined terminology and descriptive protocols that are applied uniformly throughout. Organized alphabetically by site name with detailed morphological descriptions and original, expertly taken photographs, each entry features :

  • Morphology
  • Location information
  • History of discovery
  • Previous systematic assessments of the fossils
  • Geological, archaeological, and faunal contexts
  • Dating
  • References to the primary literature

The Human Fossil Record series is truly a must-have reference for anyone interested in the study of human evolution.

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“The work entailed in developing such a series is phenomenal and the authors must be congratulated for producing such a thorough and comprehensive volume.”  (International Journal of Osteoarchaeology, 4th July 2005)

"As a unique compendium of information, the series is a necessary resource for laboratory or departmental libraries." (American Journal of Physical Anthropology, June 2004)

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