Hominin Environments in the East African Pliocene: An Assessment of the Faunal Evidence

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-3097-0 (Print) 978-1-4020-3098-7 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xx

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    Pages 1-24

    Approaches to the analysis of faunal change during the East African Pliocene

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    Pages 25-49

    Environmental hypotheses of Pliocene human evolution

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    Pages 51-76

    African Pliocene and Pleistocene cercopithecid evolution and global climatic change

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    Pages 77-105

    Patterns of change in the Plio-Pleistocene carnivorans of eastern Africa

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    Pages 107-127

    Stratigraphic variation in Suidae from the Shungura Formation and some coeval deposits

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    Pages 129-157

    Patterns of abundance and diversity in late Cenozoic bovids from the Turkana and Hadar Basins, Kenya and Ethiopia

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    Pages 159-181

    Comparability of fossil data and its significance for the interpretation of hominin environments

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    Pages 183-215

    The effects of collection strategy and effort on faunal recovery

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    Pages 217-255

    Serengeti micromammals and their implications for Olduvai paleoenvironments

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    Pages 257-278

    Taphonomy and paleoecological context of the Upper Laetolil Beds (Localities 8 and 9), Laetoli in northern Tanzania

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    Pages 279-313

    The paleoecology of the Upper Laetolil Beds at Laetoli

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    Pages 315-332

    Fauna, taphonomy, and ecology of the Plio-Pleistocene Chiwondo Beds, Northern Malawi

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    Pages 333-345

    Finale and future

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 347-354