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

By Sacha C. Jones,Brian A. Stewart

Bringing jointly archaeological, paleoenvironmental, paleontological and genetic facts, 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 phases (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 imperative position in our species’ evolutionary trajectory. So far, the demographic strategies – sleek human inhabitants sizes, distributions and pursuits – that happened inside of Africa in this severe interval were always under-addressed. 
The authors of this quantity goal at (1) interpreting the influence of this glacial-interglacial- glacial cycle on human crew sizes, events and distributions all through Africa; (2) investigating the macro- and micro-evolutionary methods underpinning our species’ anatomical and behavioral evolution; and (3) environment an time table wherein Africa can take advantage of, and at last give a contribution to, the more and more refined theoretical and methodological palaeodemographic frameworks built on different continents.

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