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The Morphological and Behavioural Origins of Modern Humans

Chris Stringer

in The Speciation of Modern Homo Sapiens

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263112
eISBN:
9780191734885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263112.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter provides an update on the speciation of modern Homo sapiens and the Out of Africa hypothesis. The majority of the fossil and genetic evidence favours an African origin for modern humans ... More


Something New from Something Old

Lawrence Barham

in From Hand to Handle: The First Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199604715
eISBN:
9780191804601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604715.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the archaeological evidence for the precursors of hafting. More specifically, it looks at the innovations which preceded the innovation of hafting, where they happened and the ... More


Biodiversity Response to Climate Change in the Middle Pleistocene: The Porcupine Cave Fauna from Colorado

Anthony Barnosky (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520240827
eISBN:
9780520930858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520240827.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This book chronicles the discovery and analysis of animal fossils found in one of the most important paleontological sites in the world: Porcupine Cave, located at an elevation of 9,500 feet in the ... More


The Invention of Hafting

Lawrence Barham

in From Hand to Handle: The First Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199604715
eISBN:
9780191804601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604715.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on hafting, with particular emphasis on when, where, how, and why it was invented. On the basis of available archaeological evidence from the Middle Pleistocene, it examines what ... More


A Revolution without Heroes

Lawrence Barham

in From Hand to Handle: The First Industrial Revolution

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199604715
eISBN:
9780191804601
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199604715.003.0008
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book has investigated the combinatorial principle that underlies the invention of hafting. Drawing on the ideas of complexity theorist W. Brian Arthur, it has described the combinatorial ... More


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