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- OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 7.99
This Very Short Introduction traces the history of paleoanthropology from its beginnings in the eighteenth century to the very latest fossil finds. Bernard Wood shows how evidence from both fossils and the Human Genome Project can explain where modern-day humans fit into the Tree of Life. more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 137.95 US$ 119.56
This comprehensive A to Z encyclopedia provides extensive coverage of important scientific terms related to improving our understanding of how we evolved. Specifically, the 5,000 entries in this two-volume set cover evidence and methods used to investigate the relationships among the living great apes, evidence about what makes the behavior of modern... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95 US$ 129.96
Not so long ago, all a student studying human evolution needed was a familiarity with the relatively sparse fossil record and what limited information there was about the context of the sites, a basic knowledge of gross anatomy and archeology, and an understanding of simple analytical methods. Times have changed. The fossil record has grown exponentially,... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 245.95
This book challenges the assumption that morphological data are inherently unsuitable for phylogeny reconstruction, argues that both molecular and morphological phylogenies should play a major role in systematics, and provides the most comprehensive review of the comparative anatomy, homologies and evolution of the head, neck, pectoral and upper limb... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70
Bernard Williams was one of the most important philosophers of the past fifty years, but he was also a distinguished critic and essayist with an elegant style and a rare ability to communicate complex ideas to a wide public. This is the first collection of Williams?s popular essays and reviews. Williams writes about a broad range of subjects, from... more...
- Springer London 2006; US$ 210.40
The appendages at the end of our forelimbs tend to attract the evolutionary and clinical limelight, but our feet are as important as our hands for our survival and success as a species. We tend to take them for granted, yet the many millions of modern humans who run either competitively or for recreation, or who play sports such as soccer, tennis,... more...
- CRC Press 2010; US$ 144.95
Even though the gorilla is our closest living relative, information about its anatomy, and particularly its musculature, is scarce. This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the gorilla. It includes high-quality photographs of musculoskeletal structures from most anatomical regions of the body, along with textual... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 168.95
Orangutans, together with chimpanzees and gorillas, are our closest living relatives. Photographic and Descriptive Musculoskeletal Atlas of Orangutans,† the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of the genus Pongo , adopts the same format as the photographic atlases of Gorilla , Pan and Hylobates previously published by the... more...
- CRC Press 2012; US$ 97.95
This book is the first photographic and descriptive musculoskeletal atlas of Hylobates , and adopts the same format as the photographic atlas of Gorilla published by the same authors in 2010. These two books are part of a series of monographs that will set out the comparative and phylogenetic context of the gross anatomy and evolutionary history... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Innovative and thorough, Signs and Symbols in Chaucer?s Poetry presents nine essays that reexamine the literary iconography of Middle English. Chaucer?s work is the most well-known, and possibly the most significant, remnant of the Middle Ages; investigations into his writing and meanings are fruitful even today. The essays collected by John P.... more...