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Understanding Climate's Influence on Human Evolution

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Understanding Climate's Influence on Human Evolution

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN/ASIN: 0309148383
ISBN-13: 9780309148382
Number of pages: 129

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The hominin fossil record documents a history of critical evolutionary events that have ultimately shaped and defined what it means to be human. This book explores the opportunities of using scientific research to improve our understanding of how climate may have helped shape our species.

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