Modern Human Origins and the Evolution of Behavior in the Later Pleistocene Record of South Asia1

  title={Modern Human Origins and the Evolution of Behavior in the Later Pleistocene Record of South Asia1},
  author={Hannah V. A. James and Michael D. Petraglia},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  pages={S3 - S27}
The archaeological record of Later Pleistocene South Asia has a crucial role to play in our understanding of the evolution of modern human behavior and the dispersal of anatomically modern humans around the Old World. Later Pleistocene records of South Asia are here summarized and placed in the context of the modernhumanorigins debate. Aspects of the South Asian record share familiar traits with other regions of the Old World, but South Asia also appears to have its own adaptive features and… 

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