Elwyn Simons: A Search for Origins


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Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XIV

  2. The Life of a Scientist

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 3-5

      Introduction to the Festschrift

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 7-11

      Elwyn LaVerne Simons

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 13-18

      A Personal Reminiscence of Elwyn

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 19-33

      Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 35-40

      Sir Wilfrid Le Gros Clark

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 41-45

      Human Evolution and the Challenge of Creationism

  3. The Fayum and Other Fossil Adventures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 47-49

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 51-70

      Five Decades in the Fayum

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 71-86

      Geology, Paleoenvironment, and Age of Birket Qarun Locality 2 (BQ-2), Fayum Depression, Egypt

    4. Book Chapter

      Pages 87-105

      Eocene and Oligocene Mammals of the Fayum, Egypt

    5. Book Chapter

      Pages 107-124

      Early Evolution of Whales

    6. Book Chapter

      Pages 125-158

      The Basicranial Anatomy of African Eocene/Oligocene Anthropoids. Are There Any Clues for Platyrrhine Origins?

    7. Book Chapter

      Pages 159-180

      Paleontological Exploration in Africa

    8. Book Chapter

      Pages 181-196

      Return to Dor al-Talha

    9. Book Chapter

      Pages 197-210

      Revisiting Haritalyangar, the Late Miocene Ape Locality of India

    10. Book Chapter

      Pages 211-228

      Revisiting Primate Postcrania from the Pondaung Formation of Myanmar

    11. Book Chapter

      Pages 229-242

      A Haplorhine First Metatarsal from the Middle Eocene of China

    12. Book Chapter

      Pages 243-257

      New Data on Loveina (Primates: Omomyidae) from the early Eocene Wasatch Formation and Implications for Washakiin Relationships

    13. Book Chapter

      Pages 259-279

      The Behavioral Ecology of our Earliest Hominid Ancestors

  4. The Fayum and Other Fossil Adventures

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 281-282

    2. Book Chapter

      Pages 283-310

      Decades of Lemur Research and Conservation

    3. Book Chapter

      Pages 311-318

      Low Fetal Energy Deposition Rates in Lemurs

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