Asian Paleoanthropology: From Africa to China and Beyond by Christopher J. Norton, David R. Braun

By Christopher J. Norton, David R. Braun

This quantity brings jointly a bunch of authors that deal with the query of the 1st out of Africa into Asia c. 2 Ma. The scope of the e-book is complete because it covers nearly each significant area of Asia. the first aim of this quantity is to supply an up-to-date synthesis of the present kingdom of the Asian paleoanthropological and paleoenvironmental files. Papers comprise specified reviews of the theoretical constructs underlying the circulate out of Africa, together with particular reconstructions of the paleoenvironment and attainable migration routes. different papers aspect the Plio-Pleistocene archaeological and hominin fossil files of specific regions.

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