Early Hominids & Human Evolution

The study of human origins: evolution, early hominids, neanderthals, homo sapiens.

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  1. From Primitives to Primates

    From Primitives to Primates: A History of Ethnographic and Primatological Analogies in the Study of Prehistory [Hardback]

    David Van Reybrouck (Author)

    £120.00

    ISBN: 9789088904752
    Published by : Sidestone Press
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    Where do our images about early hominids come from? In this fascinating in-depth study, David Van Reybrouck demonstrates how input from ethnography and primatology has deeply influenced our visions about the past from the 19th century to this day ... .... Learn More
  2. The Earliest Europeans – a Year in the Life

    The Earliest Europeans – a Year in the Life: Survival Strategies in the Lower Palaeolithic [Paperback]

    Rob Hosfield (Author)

    Regular Price: £15.99

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    ISBN: 9781785707612
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Oxbow Insights in Archaeology
    Volume: 5
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    The Earliest Europeans explores the early origins of man in Europe through the perspective of ‘a year in the life’: how hominins in the Lower Palaeolithic coped with the year-round practical challenges of mid-latitude Europe with its distinctive t... .... Learn More
  3. Prehension: The Hand and the Emergence of Humanity

    Prehension: The Hand and the Emergence of Humanity [Paperback]

    Colin McGinn (Author)

    £14.95

    ISBN: 9780262533645
    Published by : MIT Press
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    This book is a hymn to the hand. In  Prehension, Colin McGinn links questions from science to philosophical concerns to consider something that we take for granted: the importance of the hand in everything we do. Drawing on evolutionary biolo... .... Learn More
  4. The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction

    The Invaders: How Humans and Their Dogs Drove Neanderthals to Extinction [Paperback]

    Pat Shipman (Author)

    £15.95

    ISBN: 9780674975415
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    With their large brains, sturdy physique, sophisticated tools, and hunting skills, Neanderthals are the closest known relatives to humans. Approximately 200,000 years ago, as modern humans began to radiate out from their evolutionary birthplace in... .... Learn More
  5. Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age

    Religion in Human Evolution: From the Paleolithic to the Axial Age [Paperback]

    Robert N. Bellah (Author)

    £19.95

    ISBN: 9780674975347
    Published by : Harvard University Press
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    Religion in Human Evolution is a work of extraordinary ambition—a wide-ranging, nuanced probing of our biological past to discover the kinds of lives that human beings have most often imagined were worth living. It offers what is frequently seen a... .... Learn More
  6. Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins

    Evolution's Bite: A Story of Teeth, Diet, and Human Origins [Hardback]

    Peter S. Ungar (Author)

    £22.95

    ISBN: 9780691160535
    Published by : Princeton University Press
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    Whether we realize it or not, we carry in our mouths the legacy of our evolution. Our teeth are like living fossils that can be studied and compared to those of our ancestors to teach us how we became human. In Evolution's Bite, noted paleoanthrop... .... Learn More
  7. The People of Palomas

    The People of Palomas: Neandertals from the Sima de Las Palomas del Cabezo Gordo, Southeastern Spain [Hardback]

    Erik Trinkaus (Editor); Michael J. Walker (Editor)

    £62.95

    ISBN: 9781623494797
    Published by : Texas A&M University Press
    The Neandertal site at Sima de las Palomas del Cabezo Gordo, located in Murcia in southeastern Spain, is unique in several respects. Its most important contribution to the field of study, however, may be the fact that it consists of the remains of... .... Learn More
  8. Numbers and the Making of Us: Counting and the Course of Human Cultures

    Numbers and the Making of Us: Counting and the Course of Human Cultures [Hardback]

    Caleb Everett (Author)

    £22.95

    ISBN: 9780674504431
    Published by : Harvard University Press
    Carved into our past, woven into our present, numbers shape our perceptions of the world and of ourselves much more than we commonly think. Numbers and the Making of Us is a sweeping account of how numbers radically enhanced our species' cognitive... .... Learn More
  9. Stone Tools in Human Evolution:

    Stone Tools in Human Evolution:: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates [Paperback]

    John J. Shea (Author)

    £22.99

    ISBN: 9781107554931
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    In Stone Tools in Human Evolution, John J. Shea argues that over the last three million years hominins' technological strategies shifted from occasional tool use, much like that seen among living non-human primates, to a uniquely human pattern of ... .... Learn More
  10. Quaternary of the Levant:

    Quaternary of the Levant:: Environments, Climate Change and Humans [Hardback]

    Yehouda Enzel (Editor); Ofer Bar-Yosef (Editor)

    £110.00

    ISBN: 9781107090460
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Quaternary of the Levant presents up-to-date research achievements from a region that displays unique interactions between climate, the environment and human evolution. Focusing on southeast Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Israel, it brings tog... .... Learn More

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