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An Asian perspective on early human dispersal from Africa
TLDR
It is shown here that it is time to develop alternatives to one of palaeoanthropology's most basic paradigms: ‘Out of Africa 1’.
Hominid Use of Fire in the Lower and Middle Pleistocene: A Review of the Evidence [and Comments and Replies]
Examen critique des donnees de 30 sites du Pleistocene inferieur et moyen d'Afrique, Asie et Europe, concernant l'utilisation du feu chez les premiers hominides. Les donnees anterieures aux
THE PALAEOLITHIC SETTLEMENT OF ASIA
This book provides the first analysis and synthesis of the evidence of the earliest inhabitants of Asia before the appearance of modern humans 100,000 years ago. Asia has received far less attention
The earliest colonization of Europe: the short chronology revisited
Long-running discussions about when Europe was first colonized have recently been fuelled by new discoveries from the Iberian peninsula, which reports hominid occupation by 800,000, or even by 1.8
Hominin occupation of the Chinese Loess Plateau since about 2.1 million years ago
TLDR
An Early Pleistocene and largely continuous artefact sequence from Shangchen, which is a newly discovered Palaeolithic locality of the southern Chinese Loess Plateau, indicates that hominins had left Africa by at least 2.1 million years ago, and occupied the Loess plateau repeatedly for a long time.
Early tool-making in Asia: two-million-year-old artefacts in Pakistan
For the last half-century, the story of very early hominids, and their stone industries, has been almost exclusively ‘in Africa’. This first report of a very early industry takes the story ‘out of
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