Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution

Wiley-Blackwell Encyclopedia of Human Evolution

Editor(s): Bernard Wood

Published Online: 21 JUN 2011

Print ISBN: 9781118650998

Online ISBN: 9781444342499

DOI: 10.1002/9781444342499

About this Book

This comprehensive A to Z encyclopedia provides extensive coverage of important scientific terms related to improving our understanding of how we evolved. Specifically, the 5,000 entries in this two-volume set cover evidence and methods used to investigate the relationships among the living great apes, evidence about what makes the behavior of modern humans distinctive, and evidence about the evolutionary history of that distinctiveness, as well as information about modern methods used to trace the recent evolutionary history of modern human populations. This text provides a resource for everyone studying the emergence of Homo sapiens.

Visit the companion site www.woodhumanevolution.com to browse additional references and updates from this comprehensive encyclopedia.

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