Classification and Human Evolution

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CLASSIFICATION AND HUMAN EVOLUTION

edited by Sherwood L. Washburn

ALDINE Publishing Company / Chicago

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Classification and Human Evolution
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Preface v
  • Contents vii
  • The Meaning of Taxonomic Statements 1
  • Introduction 1
  • Conclusion 18
  • Bibliography 30
  • East African Fossil Hominoidea and the Classification Within This Super-Family 32
  • Introduction 32
  • Quantitative Taxonomy and Human Evolution 50
  • Bibliography 71
  • Some Considerations in the Formulation of Theories of Human Phylogeny 75
  • Introduction 75
  • Bibliography 83
  • Age Changes, Sex Differences, and Variability as Factors in the Classification of Primates 85
  • Introduction 85
  • Conclusions 111
  • Bibliography 113
  • The Evaluation of Characteristics of the Skull, Hands, and Feet for Primate Taxonomy 116
  • Introduction 116
  • Bibliography 143
  • The Classification of Oreopithecus 146
  • Introduction 146
  • Conclusion 174
  • Bibliography 175
  • The Locomotor Functions of Hominids 178
  • Bibliography 188
  • Behavior and Human Evolution 190
  • Conclusions 203
  • Man's Place in the Phylogeny of the Primates as Reflected in Serum Proteins 204
  • Summary and Conclusions 228
  • Bibliography 231
  • The Chromosomes of the Hominoidea 235
  • Acknowledgement 239
  • Appendix 239
  • Bibliography 242
  • Perspectives in Molecular Anthropology 243
  • Introduction 243
  • Summary 268
  • Acknowledgment 269
  • Bibliography 269
  • Some Problems in the Analysis and Comparison of Monkey and Ape Behavior 273
  • Introduction 273
  • Bibliography 297
  • A Comparison of the Ecology and Behavior of Monkeys and Apes 301
  • Bibliography 316
  • Psychological Definitions of Man 320
  • Bibliography 330
  • The Taxonomic Evaluation of Fossil Hominids 332
  • Introduction 332
  • Conclusions 345
  • Bibliography 346
  • Genetic Entities in Hominid Evolution 347
  • Bibliography 361
  • Index 363
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