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Environmental impact of the 73 ka Toba super-eruption in South Asia
Abstract The cooling effects of historic volcanic eruptions on world climate are well known but the impacts of even bigger prehistoric eruptions are still shrouded in mystery. The eruption of TobaExpand
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Large mammal fossil occurrences and associated archaeological evidence in Pleistocene contexts of peninsular India and Sri Lanka
The Indian subcontinent represents a rich source of diverse paleoanthropological data in the form of pollen assemblages, various isotopic records, vertebrate and invertebrate fossil assemblages, andExpand
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How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution
Preface 1. Before Darwin 2. Darwin and after 3. Pithecanthropus 4. The early twentieth century 5. Out of Africa 6. ... Always something new 7. The synthesis 8. Olduvai gorge 9. Rama's ape meets theExpand
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Sourcebook of paleolithic transitions : methods, theories, and interpretations
Methodological and Theoretical Perspectives.- Has the Notion of "Transitions" in Paleolithic Prehistory Outlived Its Usefulness? The European Record in Wider Context.- Accidents of History:Expand
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Analytical Approaches to Palaeolithic Technologies: An Introduction
We believe that it is instructive and timely to revisit themes that David L. Clarke (1968) raised in Analytical Archaeology. Here, we examine the extent to which they are being pursued by theExpand
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New geochronological, paleoclimatological, and archaeological data from the Narmada Valley hominin locality, central India.
The oldest known fossil hominin in southern Asia was recovered from Hathnora in the Narmada Basin, central India in the early 1980's. Its age and taxonomic affinities, however, have remainedExpand
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The Lower Paleolithic of the Indian subcontinent
This broad overview highlights the Indian subcontinent as an important and exciting source of new discoveries regarding Lower Paleolithic hominins and their biological and behavioral evolution.Expand
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New discovery of Acheulean occupation in the Red Sea coastal region of the Sudan
The western coastal zone of the Red Sea basin occupies a pivotal place in current discussions regarding hominin dispersal routes out of Africa. Its long coastal niche, which once extended into theExpand
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The South Asian Paleolithic Record and Its Potential for Transitions Studies
The Indian subcontinent contains a rich and continuous behavioral record of hominin occupation since at least the early Middle Pleistocene. All lithic assemblages demonstrate the presence of Lower,Expand
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Early Homo Occupation Near the Gate of Tears: Examining the Paleoanthropological Records of Djibouti and Yemen
The Bab al-Mandab region has often been considered a primary crossing point for early hominins following a southern coastal route from East Africa to South and Southeast Asia. However, surprisinglyExpand
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