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Origins of Modern Humans

Fred H. Smith

Origins of Modern Humans

A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence

by Fred H. Smith

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Published by Wiley-Liss .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Anthropology,
  • Palaeontology,
  • Paleontology (Specific Aspects),
  • Physical Anthropology,
  • Unassigned Title,
  • Human evolution

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages612
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9519359M
    ISBN 10047183419X
    ISBN 109780471834199
    OCLC/WorldCa232946333

    Arts and humanities World history Beginnings - BCE The origin of humans and early human societies Homo sapiens and early human migration Homo sapiens evolved from their early hominid predecessors between , and , years ago and developed a capacity for language ab years ago.   These are the sources and citations used to research Origins of modern humans. This bibliography was generated on Cite This For Me on Thursday, March 5,

    Ancient Origins articles related to modern humans in the sections of history, archaeology, human origins, unexplained, artifacts, ancient places and myths and legends. (Page of tag modern humans). Origins of Anatomically Modern Humans - Ebook written by Doris V. Nitecki, Matthew H. Nitecki. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Origins of Anatomically Modern Humans.

    This update to the award-winning The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence covers the most accepted common theories concerning the emergence of modern Homo sapiens—adding fresh insight from top young scholars on the key new discoveries of the past 25 years. The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered allows field leaders to discuss and assess .   Research into the origin of modern humans, Homo sapiens, is one of the liveliest fields of science today. A leading authority on modern human evolution is Chris Stringer, a paleoanthropologist at.


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Origins of Modern Humans by Fred H. Smith Download PDF EPUB FB2

Human evolution, the process by which human beings developed on Earth from now-extinct primates. The only extant members of the human tribe, Hominini, belong to the species Homo sapiens. The exact nature of the evolutionary relationships between modern humans and their ancestors remains the subject of debate.

The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Origins of Modern Humans book - Kindle edition by Smith, Fred H., Ahern, James C. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered.5/5(1). The Process of Modern Human Origins: The Evolutionary and Demographic Changes Giving Rise to Modern Humans; The Paleobiology of Modern Human Emergence; Elegant and thought provoking, The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered is an ideal read for students, grad students, and professionals in human evolution and paleoanthropology.

Multiauthored books like ours, which simultaneously advocate and question diverse views, avoid the pitfalls and lessen the impact of indoctrination. In this volume we analyze the anthropological and biological disagreements and the positions taken on the origins of modern humans, point out difficultieswith the inter pretations, and suggest that.

In the central section of a small book he published incalled Evidence as to Man’s Place in Nature, Huxley concluded that the differences between modern humans. This book, Smith and Spencer’s The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence (), was a weighty tome that I felt as I carried it around with me for the rest of the semester and well after I had turned in my first paper on modern human origins.

Other books on modern human origins had come out by the late s and all had. The Process of Modern Human Origins: The Evolutionary and Demographic Changes Giving Rise to Modern Humans The Paleobiology of Modern Human Emergence Elegant and thought provoking, The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered is an ideal read for students, grad students, and professionals in human evolution and by: Ancestral DNA, Human Origins, and Migrations describes the genesis of humans in Africa and the subsequent story of how our species migrated to every corner of the globe.

Different phases of this journey are presented in an integrative format with information from a number of disciplines, including population genetics, evolution, anthropology. Modern Humans is a vivid account of the most recent—and perhaps the most important—phase of human evolution: the appearance of anatomically modern people (Homo sapiens) in Africa less than half a million years ago and their later spread throughout the g no stone unturned, John F.

Hoffecker demonstrates that Homo sapiens represents a “major transition” in the evolution. In this fascinating volume, the Middle Paleolithic archaeology of the Middle East is brought to the current debate on the origins of modern humans.

These collected papers gather the most up-to-date archaeological discoveries of Western Asia - a region that is often overshadowed by African or European findings - but the only region in the world. The Origin of Modern Humans book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Where and when did modern humans (Homo sapiens) first ap /5. The Process of Modern Human Origins: The Evolutionary and Demographic Changes Giving Rise to Modern Humans The Paleobiology of Modern Human Emergence Elegant and thought provoking, The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered is an ideal read for students, grad students, and professionals in human evolution and : Fred H.

Smith. Modern humans, Homo sapiens, originated in Africa sometime betweenandyears ago.I’ve written that sentence many times. F our years ago, the story of modern human origins seemed fairly simple. Modern humans originated in Africa sometime aroundyears ago.

Some modern people spread into other parts of the. This update to the award-winning The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence covers the most accepted common theories concerning the emergence of modern Homo sapiens—adding fresh insight from top young scholars on the key new discoveries of the past 25 years.

The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered allows field leaders to discuss and 4/5(2). How China is rewriting the book on human origins Fossil finds in China are challenging ideas about the evolution of modern humans and our closest relatives.

Jane Qiu 1. toyears ago: Homo sapiens - modern humans - appear in Afr to 40, years ago: Modern humans reach Europe. Follow Helen on Twitter. Africa has long been regarded as the cradle of humankind, but scientists seeking a more specific location have narrowed in on northern Botswana as the "homeland" for all modern humans.

Multiregional origin says that the evolution of humans from million years ago to the present day has been inside of one human species, evolving into modern humans. The book also speaks about human. Over the last five years there has been growing support for a recent "Out of Africa" origin of modern humans--based on fresh interpretations of the palaeoanthropological and archaeological evidence, new applications of physical dating techniques to important sites, and a greatly increased genetic data base on recent human variation and its Cited by:.

This update to the award-winning The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence covers the most accepted common theories concerning the emergence of modern Homo sapiens—adding fresh insight from top young scholars on the key new discoveries of the past 25 years.

The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered allows field leaders to discuss and Brand: Wiley.Multiauthored books like ours, which simultaneously advocate and question diverse views, avoid the pitfalls and lessen the impact of indoctrination. In this volume we analyze the anthropological and biological disagreements and the positions taken on the origins of modern humans, point out difficultieswith the inter­ pretations, and suggest.

Morphological definition: Morphologists have taken two related approaches to identifying (anatomically) modern humans in the fossil approach is to designate fossils as modern if they exhibit a sufficient number of traits that are typically found in recent [or more ancient but uncontested] modern humans (e.g.

features of the cranium, such as short, high vault) [63,64].