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During this attention-grabbing quantity, the center Paleolithic archaeology of the center East is delivered to the present debate at the origins of sleek people. those accumulated papers assemble the main up to date archaeological discoveries of Western Asia - a area that's frequently overshadowed by means of African or ecu findings - however the simply area on the planet the place either Neandertal and early glossy human fossils were discovered. the gathering comprises reviews on such good recognized cave websites as Kebara, Hayonim, and Qafzeh, between others. The details and interpretations on hand listed here are a needs to for any critical researcher or scholar of anthropology or human evolution.

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Naama Goren-Inbar and Anna Belfer-Cohen 205 14. The position of searching and Scavenging in Neandertal Procurement thoughts: New proof from Kebara Cave (Israel) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . John D. Speth and Eitan Tchernov 15. Pleistocene Species developments at Hayonim Cave: adjustments in weather as opposed to Human habit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 223 241 Mary C. Stiner and Eitan Tchernov sixteen. Neandertal and Early glossy Human Mobility styles: evaluating Archaeological and Anatomical facts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Daniel E. Lieberman 263 17. clients for strong Isotopic research of Later Pleistocene Hominid Diets in West Asia and Europe Stanley H. Ambrose .......................................... 277 half III: THE HUMAN FOSSILS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 291 18. Climatic adjustments, Paleogeography, and the Evolution of the Neandertals . . . . . . Jean-Jacques Hublin 295 19. Sapiens and Neandertals: Rethinking the Levantine center Paleolithic Hominids 311 Baruch Arensburg and Anna Belfer-Cohen 20. Anatomy of the Neandertal boy or girl Skeleton from Dederiyeh Cave, Syria . . . . . . 323 Yukio Dodo, Osamu Kondo, Sultan Muhesen, and Takeru Akazawa 21. the quest for the Earliest sleek Europeans: A comparability of the Es-Skhul 1 and Krapina 1 Juveniles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Nancy Minugh-Purvis1–3 339 22. Does Any Mousterian Cave current facts of 2 Hominid Species? . . . . . . 353 Yoel Rak Contents xi 23. Morphological version in West Asian Postcrania: Implications for Obstetric and Locomotor habit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 367 Karen R. Rosenberg 24. Ontogenetic edition in past due Pleistocene Homo Sapiens from the close to East: Implications for Methodological Bias in Reconstructing Evolutionary Biology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Anne-marie Tillier 381 25. higher Limb as opposed to reduce Limb Loading styles between close to japanese heart Paleolithic Hominids . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Erik Trinkaus, Christopher B. Ruff, and Steven E. Churchill 391 26. A Reassessment of the Tabun C2 Mandible . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Rolf M. Quam and Fred H. Smith half IV: CULTURAL AND HUMAN EVOLUTION: perspectives FROM NEIGHBORING areas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 405 423 27. The Evolution of tradition: A Comparative standpoint . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Kevin N. Laland 427 28. household hearth as facts for Language . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Avraham Ronen 439 29. A Comparative viewpoint on Paleolithic Cultural styles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 449 Kathy D. Schick 30. the center and the Early higher Paleolithic round the Black Sea . . . . . . . . . . . Janusz ok. Kozlowski 461 31. Turkey as a Key ................................................... 483 32. The impression of Climatic adjustments at the Demography of overdue Neandertal and Early Anatomically sleek Populations in Europe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Paul Mellars 493 Marcel Otte 33. Why Anatomically smooth humans didn't Disperse from Africa 100,000 Years in the past Richard G.

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