More Details about Human Evolution And Prehistory 5th Edition

General Information  
Author(s)William A Haviland
PublisherELSEVIER
Edition9Th Edition
ISBN9780155067233
Pages432
BindingHardbound
LanguageEnglish
Publish YearAugust 1999

Description

This text is intended for the introductory courses that concentrate on physical anthropology and prehistoric archaeology. It offers a comprehensive and balanced presentation on the views of human evolution and prehistory. If focuses on selected aspects of physical anthropology and prehistoric archaeology as they related to the origin of culture and the development of human biological and cultural diversity. It features original studies in each chapter that illustrate how physical anthropologists and archaeologists conduct field research. This editon has a revised discussion of "Ardipithecus" and details of the Sterkfontein find - the world's first ever find of an entire ape-man skull - and its skeleton - dated at around 3.5 million years old.