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Table of Contents Preface Chapter 1: Asia and its place in palaeoanthropology Chapter 2: The African background to the colonisation of Asia Chapter 3: The climatic background to hominin settlement in Asia before a million years ago Chapter 4: The earliest inhabitants of Southwest Asia Chapter 5: The earliest inhabitants of South and Southeast Asia, and China Chapter 6: "Out of Africa 1" reconsidered and the earliest colonisation of Asia Chapter 7: The climatic and environmental background to hominin settlement in Asia between ca. 1 Ma and the last interglacial Chapter 8: The Middle Pleistocene archaeological record of Southwest and Central Asia Chapter 9: The Middle Pleistocene archaeological record of the Indian sub- continent Chapter 10: The archaeological record of China and Southeast Asia ca. 800--125 ka Chapter 11: Human evolution in Asia during the Middle Pleistocene Concluding remarks Appendix 1: The size of countries and regions in Asia, with comparative examples Appendix 2: Geographical coordinates of principal Early Palaeolithic sites in Asia Appendix 3: Geographical coordinates of geological sections and cores Appendix 4: English names of various mammals recorded in Asia Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Prehistoric peoples -- Asia.
Human settlements -- Asia.
Human beings -- Migrations.
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Asia.
Asia -- Antiquities.