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The evolution of hominin diets [electronic resource] : integrating approaches to the study of palaeolithic subsistence / edited by Jean-Jacques Hublin and Michael P. Richards.

Hublin, Jean-Jacques. (Added Author). Richards, Michael P. (Michael Phillip) (Added Author). Ebooks Corporation (Added Author).
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Subject: Prehistoric peoples > Food.
Human evolution.
Fossil hominids.
Paleolithic period.
Nutritional anthropology.
Hominidae.
Diet.

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  • ISBN: 9781402096990 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 1402096992 (ebook)
  • ISBN: 9786612364372
  • ISBN: 6612364378
  • ISBN: 9781402096983 (Cloth)
  • ISBN: 1402096984 (Cloth)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: [Dordrecht?] : Springer, c2009.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The diets of non-human primates : frugivory, food processing, and food sharing / Gottfried Hohmann -- The energetics of encephalization in early hominids / J. Josh Snodgrass, William R. Leonard, and Marcia L. Robertson -- Meals versus snacks and the human dentition and diet during the Paleolithic / Peter William Lucas ... [et al.] -- Modern human physiology with respect to evolutionary adaptations that relate to diet in the past / Staffan Lindeberg -- Hunting and hunting weapons of the Lower and Middle Paleolithic of Europe / Paola Villa and Michel Lenoir -- Neanderthal and modern human diet in Eastern Europe / John F. Hoffecker -- Hominin subsistence patterns during the Middle and Late Paleolithic in northwestern Europe / Sabine Gaudzinski-Windheuser and Laura Niven -- Late Pleistocene subsistence strategies and resource intensification in Africa / Teresa E. Steele and Richard G. Klein -- Seasonal patterns of prey acquisition and inter-group competition during the Middle and Upper Palaeolithic of the southern Caucasus / Daniel S. Adler and Guy Bar-Oz -- Epipaleolithic subsistence intensification in the southern Levant : the faunal evidence / Natalie Munro -- Paleolithic diet and the division of labor in Mediterranean Eurasia / Mary C. Stiner and Steven L. Kuhn -- Moving north : achaeobotanical evidence for plant diet in Middle and Upper Paleolithic Europe / Martin Jones -- Diet in early hominin species : a paleoenvironmental perspective / Zeresenay Alemseged and René Bobe -- The impace of projectile weaponry on Late Pleistocene hominin evolution / John J. Shea -- The evolution of the human capacity for "killing at a distance" : the human fossil evidence for the evolution of projectile weaponry / Steven E. Churchill and Jill A. Rhodes -- An energetics perspective on the Neandertal record / Katharine Macdonald, Wil Roebroeks, and Alexander Verpoorte -- [Delta-13]C values reflect aspects of primate ecology in addition to diet / Margaret J. Schoeninger -- Increased dietary breadth in early hominin evolution : revisiting arguments and evidence with a focus on biogeochemical contributions / Matt Sponheimer and Darna L. Dufour -- Neanderthal dietary habits : review of the isotopic evidence / Hervé Bocherens -- Stable isotope evidence for European Upper Paleolithic human diets / Michael P. Richards.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.

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