Made in Africa: Hominin explorations and the Australian skeletal evidence

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Abstract

This volume outlines the migration of early hominins and modern humans. It attempts to detail how, why and when those migrations took place and the routes they took. The book includes a description of Australia's earliest human skeletal remains.

Made in Australia: Hominin Explorations and the Australian Skeletal Evidence describes the largest collection of Australian fossils, representing modern humans at the end of their 20,000 km journey from Africa, and also documenting this great find before they are reburied on the request of the Aboriginal community. Part One provides an overview of modern humans, and how we see the construct of human evolution over the last two and half million years. Parts Two and Three focus on Australia and the evidence of its earliest people from the late Pleistocene and the Willandra Lake Collection from a photographic and descriptive perspective.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherAcademic Press
Number of pages366
ISBN (Print)0128147989, 9780128147986
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018

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Modern Humans
Late Pleistocene
Willandra Lakes
Human Evolution
Human Skeletal Remains
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Made in Africa : Hominin explorations and the Australian skeletal evidence. / Webb, Stephen G.

New York : Academic Press, 2018. 366 p.

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