By Takeru Akazawa, Kenichi Aoki, Ofer Bar-Yosef

ISBN-10: 0306459248

ISBN-13: 9780306459245

During this interesting quantity, the center Paleolithic archaeology of the center East is delivered to the present debate at the origins of glossy people. those accrued papers assemble the main up to date archaeological discoveries of Western Asia - a zone that's usually overshadowed by means of African or ecu findings - however the basically quarter on this planet the place either Neandertal and early sleek human fossils were discovered. the gathering comprises reviews on such good identified cave websites as Kebara, Hayonim, and Qafzeh, between others. The info and interpretations to be had listed here are a needs to for any severe researcher or scholar of anthropology or human evolution.

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