ERIC Number: ED157786
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
Origin of Man: Problems in the Interpretation of New Evidence. Test Edition. AAAS Study Guides on Contemporary Problems.
Almquist, Alan J.; Cronin, John E.
This is one of several study guides on contemporary problems produced by the American Association for the Advancement of Science with support of the National Science Foundation. This guide focuses on the origin of man. Part I, The Biochemical Evidence for Human Evolution, contains four sections: (1) Introduction; (2) Macromolecular Data; (3) Discussion; and (4) Bibliography. Part II, The Fossil Evidence for Hominid Evolution, contains six sections: (1) The Evidence from South Africa; (2) The Evidence from East Africa; (3) Problems in Dating; (4) Problems in Interpretation: The Post-Cranial and Endocranial Evidence; (5) Problems in Interpretation: The Taxonomy of Early Hominidae; and (6) Bibliography of Miocene Hominoids. Each section includes a bibliography; most sections also include a variety of tables, figures, and graphs. (RH)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, DC.