Human Evolution in China

Human Evolution in China

A Metric Description of the Fossils and A Review of the Sites

Book - 1995
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In recent years, China has produced a wealth of hominid fossils that shed new light on the course of human evolution. This book--the first comprehensive treatment of these fossil finds--offers a brief description of Chinese paleoanthropology and documents all major Chinese sites. Originaltranslations of Chinese-language materials and new analyses of numerous fossils are included. Each fossil description includes the fossil name and location of site; how, when, and by whom it was found; a detailed description; archaeological remains at the site; and floral and faunal content of thesite. Students and researchers in human evolution, evolutionary biology, evolutionary anatomy, and archaeology will welcome this much-needed guide to a remarkable treasure trove of fossil remains.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1995
ISBN: 9780195074321
Call Number: 573.3095 W95h
Characteristics: vii, 317 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Poirier, Frank E. 1940-


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