The Cambridge dictionary of human biology and evolution

Other titles
  • Dictionary of human biology and evolution.
  • Cambridge [Eng.] : Cambridge University Press 2005
Physical description
1 online resource (670 p.)
  • 1-280-41769-2
  • 9786610417698
  • 0-511-19877-9
  • 0-511-18177-9
  • 0-511-12502-X
  • 0-511-32405-7
  • 0-511-12588-7
  • Description based upon print version of record.
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Service provider: Credo
  • Other format: Also available in printed form.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Dawson Books. Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • Mode of access: World Wide Web.
  • English
  • Available in electronic full text to members of the University via the Library web catalogue
  • Donated by Alberto Perucchini.
  • Description based on title page of print version.
  • Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; Word roots; Abbreviations; The Cambridge Dictionary; Appendix 1 A taxonomy of extinct primates; Appendix 2 A taxonomy of recent and extant primates; Appendix 3: Table of extant primate species; Appendix 4 A geological time scale; Appendix 5 Terrestrial chronology of the Pleistocene 'ice age' in the Northern Hemisphere; Appendix 6 The Marine Oxygen Isotope Chronology; Appendix 7 Anatomical landmarks, postcranial bones, and major muscle groups; Appendix 8 Event timeline of human biology and evolution
  • Appendix 9 Tentative hominid phylogenyAppendix 10 The Greek alphabet;
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  • The Dictionary of Human Biology and Evolution is a must-have volume for anyone interested in human biology, primatology or evolution. Packed with 13000 descriptions of terms, specimens, and sites, it also includes word roots, taxonomies and reference tables for extinct and extant primates, and illustrations of landmarks, bones and muscles.