Neanderthals Revisited: New Approaches and Perspectives

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-5120-3 (Print) 978-1-4020-5121-0 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiv

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    Pages 1-7

    Neanderthals revisited

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    Pages 9-22

    The distinctiveness and systematic context of Homo neanderthalensis

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    Pages 23-36

    Saccopastore 1: the earliest Neanderthal? A new look at an old cranium

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    Pages 37-69

    Inquiries into Neanderthal craniofacial development and evolution: “accretion” versus “organismic” models

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    Pages 71-88

    Neanderthals and modern humans — chimps and bonobos: similarities and differences in development and evolution

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    Pages 89-111

    Cranial growth models: heterochrony, heterotopy, and the kinematics of ontogeny

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    Pages 113-133

    Bioenergetic perspectives on Neanderthal thermoregulatory and activity budgets

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    Pages 135-156

    How different were Neanderthals' habitual activities? A comparative analysis with diverse groups of recent humans

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    Pages 157-190

    Neanderthal hands in their proper perspective

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    Pages 191-209

    Did Neanderthals make the Châtelperronian assemblage from La Grotte du Renne (Arcy-sur-Cure, France)?

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    Pages 211-219

    The fate of European Neanderthals: results and perspectives from ancient DNA analyses

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    Pages 221-238

    Selection Selection on mitochondrial DNA and the Neanderthal problem

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    Pages 239-254

    Reliability of cranial morphology in reconstructing Neanderthal phylogeny

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    Pages 255-268

    Non-metric variation in recent humans as a model for understanding Neanderthal-early modern human differences: just how “unique” are Neanderthal unique traits?

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    Pages 269-279

    Earliest Upper Paleolithic crania from Mladeč, Czech Republic, and the question of Neanderthal-modern continuity: metrical evidence from the fronto-facial region

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    Pages 281-297

    Neanderthals and modern humans: an example of a mammalian syngameon?

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    Pages 299-314

    Speciation by distance and temporal overlap: a new approach to understanding Neanderthal evolution

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    Pages 315-323

    The Neanderthal-H. sapiens interface in Eurasia

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 325-333