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Contents Preface Part One: Human Evolution in Perspective Unit 1: Our Place in Nature Unit 2: Human Evolution as Narrative Unit 3: Historical Views Unit 4: Modern Evolutionary Theory Unit 5: The Physical Context of Evolution Unit 6: Extinction and Patterns of Evolution Part Two: Background to Human Evolution Unit 7: Dating Methods Unit 8: Systematics: Morphological and Molecular Unit 9: Science of Burial Unit10: Primate Heritage Part Three: Humans as Animals Unit 11: Bodies, Size, and Shape Unit 12: Bodies, Brains, and Energy Unit 13: Bodies, Behavior, and Social Structure Unit 14: Nonhuman Models of Early Hominins Part Four: Hominin Beginnings Unit 15: Ape and Human Relations Unit 16: Origin of the Hominoidea Unit 17: Origin of Bipedalism Unit 18: Jaws and Teeth Unit 19: The Earliest Known Hominins Part Five: The Hominin Adaptation Unit 20: The Australopithecines Unit 21: Early Homo Unit 22: Hominin Relations Unit 23: Early Tool Technologies Part Six: Homo erectus: Biology and Behavior Unit 24: The Changing Position of Homo erectus Unit 25: New Technologies Unit 26: Hunter or Scavenger Part Seven: Origin of Modern Humans Unit 27: The Neanderthals Unit 28: Anatomical Evidence Unit 29: Genetic Evidence Unit 30: Archeological Evidence Part Eight: The Human Milieu Unit 31: Evolution of Brain, Intelligence, and Consciousness Unit 32: The Evolution of Language Unit 33: Art in Prehistory Part Nine: New Worlds Unit 34: The Americas and Australia Unit 35: Origin of Agriculture and The First Villagers Glossary Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Human evolution