Table of contents for Primate and human evolution / Susan Cachel.


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Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. A brief history of primatology and human evolution; 3. The catarrhine fossil record; 4. Primate speciation and exstinction; 5. Anatomical primatology; 6. Captive studies of non-human primates; 7. What can non-human primate anatomy, physiology, and development reveal about human evolution?; 8. Natural history intelligence and human evolution; 9. Why be social? - the advantages and disadvantages of social life; 10. Evolution and behaviour; 11. The implications of body size for evolutionary ecology; 12. The nature of the fossil record; 13. The bipedal breakthrough; 14. The hominid radiation; 15. Modelling human evolution; 16. Archaeological evidence and models of human evolution; 17. What does evolutionary anthropology reveal about human evolution?; 18. Final thoughts on primate and human evolution.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Primates -- Evolution.
Fossil hominids.
Human evolution.