"Principles of Human Evolution" presents an in-depth introduction
to paleoanthropology and the study of human evolution. Focusing on
the fundamentals of evolutionary theory and how these apply to
ecological, molecular genetic, paleontological and archeological
approaches to important questions in the field, this timely
textbook will help students gain a perspective on human evolution
in the context of modern biological thinking.
The second edition of this successful text features the addition of
Robert Foley, a leading researcher in Human Evolutionary Studies,
to the writing team. Strong emphasis on evolutionary theory,
ecology and behavior and scores of new examples reflect the latest
evolutionary theories and recent archaeological finds. More than a
simple update, the new edition is organized by issue rather than
chronology, integrating behavior, adaptation and anatomy. A new
design and new figure references make this edition more accessible
for students and instructors.
New author, Robert Foley leading figure in Human Evolutionary
Studies joins the writing team.
Dedicated website www.blackwellpublishing.com/lewin provides study
resources and artwork downloadable for Powerpoint presentations.
Beyond the Facts boxes explore key scientific debates in greater
Margin Comments indicate the key points in each section.
Key Questions review and test students knowledge of central chapter
concepts and help focus the way a student approaches reading the
New emphasis on ecological and behavioral evolution in keeping with
Fully up to date with recent fossil finds and interpretations;
integration of genetic and paleoanthropological approaches. "
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• Roger Lewin
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