2 The earliest stages of hominin dispersal in Africa and Eurasia
Part I: The Peopling of the World during the Pleistocene
Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
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The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration
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Hertler, C., Bruch, A. and Märker, M. 2013. 2 The earliest stages of hominin dispersal in Africa and Eurasia. The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration. .
- Published Online: 4 FEB 2013
This chapter describes the earliest potential movements of hominins (proto-humans) within Africa, starting from almost 7 mya, and focusing on the genesis of Australopithecus and Homo and the dispersal of the latter into Eurasia soon after 2 mya. The emphasis here is on the fossil record.
- human evolution;