By Meave Leakey, Lars Werdelin (auth.), John G. Fleagle, John J. Shea, Frederick E. Grine, Andrea L. Baden, Richard E. Leakey (eds.
For the 1st thirds of our evolutionary background, we hominins have been constrained to Africa. relationship from approximately million years in the past, hominin fossils first seem in Eurasia. This quantity addresses some of the concerns surrounding this preliminary hominin intercontinental dispersal. Why did hominins first go away Africa within the early Pleistocene and never past? What will we learn about the diversifications of the hominins that dispersed - their nutrition, locomotor talents, cultural talents? was once there a unmarried dispersal occasion or a number of? used to be the hominin dispersal a part of a broader faunal growth of African mammals northward? What path or routes did dispersing populations take?
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