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Introduction Rethinking the Human Revolution: Eurasian and African Perspectives           1
PAUL MELLARS
Part I    Biological and Demographic Perspectives on Modern Human Origins
Chapter 1  The Origin and Dispersal of Homo sapiens: Our Current State of Knowledge      15
CHRIS STRINGER
Chapter 2  Complete MtDNA Sequences - Quest on 'Out-of-Africa' Route Completed?          21
TOOMAS KIVISILD
Chapter 3  New Phylogenetic Relationships for Y-chromosome Haplogroup I:
Reappraising its Phylogeography and Prehistory                                 33
PETER A. UNDERHILL, NATALIE M. MYRES, SIIRI RoOTSI, CHERYL-EMILIANE T. CHOW,
ALICE A. LIN, ROBERT P. OTILLAR, ROY KING, LEv A. ZHIVOTOVSKY, OLEG BALANOVSKY,
ANDREY PSHENICHNOV, KATHLEEN H. RITCHIE, L. LUCA CAVALLI-SFORZA, TOOMAS KIVISILD,
RICHARD VILLEMS & SCOTT R. WOODWARD
Part II   Cognitive Perspectives on Modern Human Origins
Chapter 4  Body Ornamentation as Information Technology: Towards an Understanding of the
Significance of Early Beads                                                    45
STEVEN L. KUHN & MARY C. STINER
Chapter 5  The Significance of 'Acculturation' Depends on the Meaning of 'Culture'       55
PHILIP G. CHASE
Chapter 6  Putting It All Together: a Constructionist Approach to the Evolution of
Human Mental Capacities                                                        67
KATHLEEN R. GIBSON
Chapter 7  Did a Small but Significant Enhancement in Working Memory Capacity Power the
Evolution of Modern Thinking?                                                  79
THOMAS WYNN & FREDERICK L. COOLIDGE
Chapter 8  The Social Brain and the Cultural Explosion of the Human Revolution           91
ROBIN I.M. DUNBAR
Chapter 9  Did Syntax Trigger the Human Revolution?                                      99
DEREK BICKERTON
Chapter 10 Music and the Origin of Modern Humans                                        107
STEVEN MITHEN
Part III  The Archaeological and Behavioural Records in Southern and Eastern Africa
Chapter 11 Fully Symbolic Sapiens Behaviour: Innovations in the Middle Stone Age at
Blombos Cave, South Africa                                                    123
CHRISTOPHER STUART HENSHILWOOD
Chapter 12 Down with the Revolution                                                     133
SALLY MCBREARTY
Chapter 13 Context and Chronology of Early Homo sapiens Fossils from the Omo Kibish
Formation, Ethiopia                                                           153
JOHN J. SHEA, JOHN G. FLEAGLE & ZELALEM ASSEFA
Part IV   The Archaeological and Behavioural Records in Central and Northern Africa
and the Near East
Chapter 14 Modern Is as Modern Does? Technological Trends and Thresholds in the
South-central African Record                                                  165
LAWRENCE BARHAM
Chapter 15 Abrupt Climatic Change and Chronology of the Upper Palaeolithic in Northern and
Eastern Morocco                                                               177
R. NICK E. BARTON, ABDELJALIL BOUZOUGGAR, CHRISTOPHER BRONK RAMSEY, SIMON COLLCUTT,
THOMAS F.G. HIGHAM, LOUISE T. HUMPHREY, SIMON PARFITT, EDWARD J. RHODES,
JEAN-Luc SCHWENNINGER, CHRIS STRINGER, ELAINE TURNER & STEVEN WARD
Chapter 16 The Place of Northeast Africa in the Early History of Modern Humans:
New Data and Interpretations on the Middle Stone Age                          187
PHILIP VAN PEER & PIERRE M. VERMEERSCH
Chapter 17 From the Beginning: Levantine Upper Palaeolithic Cultural Change and Continuity  199
ANNA BELFER-COHEN & A. NIGEL GORING-MORRIS
Chapter 18 The Dispersal of Modern Humans in Eurasia: a Cultural Interpretation         207
OFER BAR-YOSEF
Chapter 19 The Boulevard of Broken Dreams: Evolutionary Discontinuity in the Late Pleistocene Levant 219
JOHN J. SHEA
Part V    The Demographic and Archaeological Records in Europe
Chapter 20 What Can Neanderthals Tell Us About Modern Origins?                          235
JEAN-JACQUES HUBLIN
Chapter 21 The Pe§tera cu Oase People, Europe's Earliest Modern Humans                  249
JoAo ZILH O, ERIK TRINKAUS, SILVIU CONSTANTIN, 5TEFAN MILOTA, MIRCEA GHERASE,
LAURENTIU SARCINA, ADRIAN DANCIU, HLftNE ROUGIER, JEROME QUILhS & RICARDO RODRIGO
Chapter 22 Re-evaluating the Aurignacian as an Expression of Modern Human Mobility and Disperal  263
WILLIAM DAVIES
Chapter 23 Evolution or Revolution? New Evidence for the Origin of Symbolic Behaviour
In and Out of Africa                                                          275
FRANCESCO D'ERRICO & MARIAN VANHAEREN
Chapter 24 Systems of Personal Ornamentation in the Early Upper Palaeolithic:
Methodological Challenges and New Observations                                287
RANDALL WHITE
Chapter 25 Changing Biodiversity and Complexity across the Middle-Upper Palaeolithic Transition  303
KATIE BOYLE
Part VI The Archaeological and Behavioural Records in Central and Eastern Europe
Chapter 26 The Significance of Blade Technologies in the Period 50-35 kyr BP for the Middle Palaeolithic-
Upper Palaeolithic Transition in Central and Eastern Europe                   317
JANUSZ K. KOZLOWSKI
Chapter 27 On Modern Human Penetration to Northern Eurasia: the Multiple Advances Hypothesis  329
JIRi A. SVOBODA
Chapter 28 Social Intimacy, Artefact Visibility and Acculturation Models of
Neanderthal-Modern Human Interaction                                          341
GILBERT B. TOSTEVIN
Chapter 29 Arguments for Population Movement of Anatomically Modern Humans
from Central Asia to Europe                                                   359
MARCEL OTTE
Chapter 30 Heading North: an Africanist Perspective on the Replacement of Neanderthals by
Modern Humans                                                                 367
CURTIs W. MAREAN
Part VII Asian and Australasian Perspectives
Chapter 31 Mind the Gap: Factoring the Arabian Peninsula and the Indian Subcontinent into
Out of Africa Models                                                          383
MICHAEL D. PETRAGLIA
Chapter 32 Pre-LGM Sahul (Pleistocene Australia-New Guinea) and the Archaeology of
Early Modern Humans                                                           395
JAMES F. O'CONNELL & JIM ALLEN
Chapter 33 Through the Looking Glass: New Evidence on the Presence and Behaviour of Late Pleistocene
Humans at Niah Cave, Sarawak, Borneo                                          411
RYAN RABETT & GRAEME BARKER



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Human beings Origin, Human evolution