The revolution that wasn't: a new interpretation of the origin of modern human behavior.

@article{McBrearty2000TheRT,
  title={The revolution that wasn't: a new interpretation of the origin of modern human behavior.},
  author={Sally A. McBrearty and Alison S Brooks},
  journal={Journal of human evolution},
  year={2000},
  volume={39 5},
  pages={
          453-563
        }
}
Proponents of the model known as the "human revolution" claim that modern human behaviors arose suddenly, and nearly simultaneously, throughout the Old World ca. [...] Key Result These features include blade and microlithic technology, bone tools, increased geographic range, specialized hunting, the use of aquatic resources, long distance trade, systematic processing and use of pigment, and art and decoration. These items do not occur suddenly together as predicted by the "human revolution" model, but at sites…Expand
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