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Author Finlayson, Clive, 1955- author.

Title The improbable primate : how water shaped human evolution / Clive Finlayson.

Publication Info. Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    569.97 FIN    Available
 PAS Hill Avenue Branch Non-Fiction    569.97 FIN    Available
Edition First edition.
Description xix, 202 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-191) and index.
Contents The inverted panda -- And the world changed forever -- At the lake's edge -- The first humans -- Middle earth : the home of the first humans -- The drying world of the Middle Pleistocene -- The rain chasers : solutions in a drying world -- The exceptional world of the Neanderthal -- Global expansion of the rain chasers -- Australia -- From Lake Chad to Puritjarra and beyond.
Subject Human beings -- Origin.
Water -- History.
Human evolution.
Paleoecology -- Pleistocene.
Human beings -- Effect of environment on.
Monogenism and polygenism.
ISBN 9780199658794

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