Introduction to Paleoanthropology

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Introduction to Paleoanthropology
Defining Paleoanthropology
Origin of Paleoanthropology
Importance of Bones
Early Hominid Fossils
Phylogeny and Chronology
Early Hominid Behavior
The Oldowan Period
The Acheulean Period
Hominids of the Acheulean
Technology in the Acheulean
Hominids of the Middle Paleolithic
Technology of the Middle Paleolithic
The Upper Paleolithic
Suggested Supplemental Reading
Dating Techniques
Cultural Evolution
Darwinian Thought
Contemporary Primates
Humans as Primates
Origin of Language
From Hunter-Gatherer to Food Producer
Variation in Modern Human Populations