Human adaptation in the Asian palaeolithic : hominid dispersal and behaviour during the late quaternary

This book examines the first human colonization of Asia and particularly the tropical environments of Southeast Asia during the Upper Pleistocene. In studying the unique character of the Asian archaeological record, it reassesses long-accepted propositions about the development of human 'modern...

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Main Author: Rabett, Ryan J.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge Cambridge University Press 2012
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Collection: Cambridge Books Online - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • The journey east
  • The Pleistocene planet
  • Hominin dispersal beyond Africa during the Lower and Middle Pleistocene
  • Regional trajectories in modern human behaviour
  • The initial Upper Pleistocene dispersal of Homo sapiens out of Africa
  • Climate, dispersal and technological change during the last termination and early Holocene in Southeast Asia
  • Tropical subsistence strategies at the end of the last glacial
  • Ex levis terra