By Christopher J. Norton, David R. Braun
This quantity brings jointly a bunch of authors that handle the query of the 1st out of Africa into Asia c. 2 Ma. The scope of the publication is finished because it covers virtually each significant quarter of Asia. the first target of this quantity is to supply an up to date synthesis of the present country of the Asian paleoanthropological and paleoenvironmental documents. Papers comprise unique reports of the theoretical constructs underlying the stream out of Africa, together with particular reconstructions of the paleoenvironment and attainable migration routes. different papers aspect the Plio-Pleistocene archaeological and hominin fossil files of specific regions.
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Asian Paleoanthropology: From Africa to China and Beyond by Christopher J. Norton, David R. Braun