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Chimpanzee Material Culture: Implications for Human Evolution

William Clement McGrew - Psychology - 1992 - 277 pages
The implications of tool-use behaviour in chimpanzees for reconstructing the evolutionary origins of human culture are discussed in this book.
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Stone Knapping: The Necessary Conditions for a Uniquely Hominin Behaviour

Valentine Roux, Blandine Bril, McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research - Social Science - 2005 - 355 pages
How were early stone tools made, and what can they tell us about the development of human cognition? This question lies at the basis of archaeological research on human origins ...
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Meat-eating & Human Evolution

Craig Britton Stanford, Henry T. Bunn - Science - 2001 - 370 pages
Preface. Foreword. Introduction. I MEAT-EATING AND THE FOSSIL RECORD. 1. Deconstructing the Serengeti. 2. Taphonomy of the Swartkrans hominid postcrania and its bearing on ...
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Modelling the Early Human Mind

Paul Mellars, Kathleen Rita Gibson - Medical - 1996 - 229 pages
A volume of papers from a conference held by the McDonald Institute in Cambridge, 1993. The aim of the conference was to address key issues in the development of intelligence ...
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Hominid Culture in Primate Perspective

Duane D. Quiatt - Nature - 1994 - 391 pages
Hominid Culture in Primate Perspective is a valuable collection of current and thoughtful ideas that will be of particular interest to anthropologists, primatologists, and ...
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Darwin's Legacy: Scenarios in Human Evolution

Sue Taylor Parker, Karin Enstam Jaffe - Science - 2008 - 250 pages
Darwin's Legacy provides a fascinating history of ideas about human evolution, which have been developed and debated since Darwin published The Descent of Man, and Selection in ...
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Making Silent Stones Speak: Human Evolution And The Dawn Of Technology

Kathy D. Schick, Nicholas Patrick Toth - Science - 1994 - 351 pages
Two anthropologists explain their research into Stone Age tools and new theories about the role of toolmaking in human evolution
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The Oldowan: Case Studies Into the Earliest Stone Age

Kathy Diane Schick, Nicholas Patrick Toth - Social Science - 2006 - 338 pages
The earliest traces of proto-human technology emerged over 2.5 million years ago on the African continent. Called the Oldowan after the famous site of Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania ...
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