Africa from MIS 6-2: Population Dynamics and by Sacha C. Jones,Brian A. Stewart

By Sacha C. Jones,Brian A. Stewart

Bringing jointly archaeological, paleoenvironmental, paleontological and genetic information, this ebook makes a primary try to reconstruct African inhabitants histories from out species' evolution to the Holocene. Africa in the course of Marine Isotope levels (MIS) 6 to two (~190-12,000 years in the past) witnessed the organic improvement and behavioral florescence of our species. sleek human inhabitants dynamics, which concerned a number of inhabitants expansions, dispersals, contractions and extinctions, performed a significant position in our species’ evolutionary trajectory. So far, the demographic tactics – glossy human inhabitants sizes, distributions and hobbies – that happened inside of Africa in this severe interval were continuously under-addressed. 
The authors of this quantity target at (1) analyzing the influence of this glacial-interglacial- glacial cycle on human staff sizes, routine and distributions all through Africa; (2) investigating the macro- and micro-evolutionary strategies underpinning our species’ anatomical and behavioral evolution; and (3) environment an schedule wherein Africa can make the most of, and finally give a contribution to, the more and more subtle theoretical and methodological palaeodemographic frameworks built on different continents.

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