Table of contents for The evolution of modern humans in Africa : a comprehensive guide / Pamela R. Willoughby.

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List of Figures, Maps, and Tables
Foreword by Joseph O. Vogel
Preface and Acknowledgments
1. Modern Human Origins: A People without History
2. Historical Perspectives: The Place of Humans in Nature
3. The Palaeoenvironmental Context: The Origin and Dispersal of Modern Humans
4. The Chronological Framework: Dating the Appearance and Spread of Homo sapiens
5. Out of Africa: When and How Many Times? Alternative Models of Modern Human Origins
6. Mitochondrial Eve and the Middle Stone Age: Genetics and Human Variation
7. The Fossil Hominin Evidence
8. The Archaeological Evidence from North Africa
9. The Archaeological Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa I
10. The Archaeological Evidence from Sub-Saharan Africa II
11. Conclusions: What Does It Mean to Be a Modern Homo sapiens?
About the Author

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Human evolution -- Africa.
Human evolution -- Tanzania.
Paleolithic period -- Africa.
Paleolithic peirod -- Tanzania.
Fossil hominids -- Africa.
Fossil hominids -- Tanzania.
Africa -- Antiquities.
Tanzania -- Antiquities.