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Author Habgood, Phillip J.

Title A morphometric investigation into the origin(s) of anatomically modern humans / Phillip J. Habgood
Published Oxford, England : J. and E. Hedges : Archaeopress, 2003


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Description xi, 313 pages 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 30 cm
Series BAR international series ; 1176
BAR international series ; 1176
Contents Introduction and methods: brief historical perspectives, tempo and mode - phyletic gradualism vs punctuated equilibrium; Morphological relationships - cladisitics vs phenetics; methods and data -- Sub-Saharan Africa -- North Africa -- Western Asia -- Europe -- Australasia -- East Asia
Summary Includes a chapter on Australia, with discussion of late Pleistocene skeletal material from the Willandra Lakes, Kow Swamp and Coobool Creek collections; Lake Mungo; Lake Garnpung; discusses the two evolution theories for Australia - 'the replacement hypothesis' and ' the regional continuity hypothesis'; describes regional features
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 270-299)
Subject Anatomy, Comparative.
Fossil hominids.
Homo erectus.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Analysis.
Prehistoric peoples.
ISBN 1841713449
Other Titles An investigation into modern human origins