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The waterside ape : an alternative account of human evolution / Peter Rhys-Evans.

Author/creator Rhys Evans, P. H. author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2020]
Copyright Notice ©2020
Descriptionxxiv, 226 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents Theories of human evolution -- The aquatic debate -- Our genetic heritage -- Our early ancestors -- The Neanderthals and their demise -- The waterside ape : why are we so different? -- The naked ape -- Why we lost our coats : the early hominin tailors -- Evolutionary adaptations in the human skull and sinuses -- Human skull buoyancy and the diving reflex -- Surfer's ear -- Evolution of the human brain -- Food for thought and the cognitive revolution -- The human larynx and evolution of voice -- Obstetric and neonatal considerations -- Marine adaptations in the human kidney -- Scars of evolution -- We are what we eat -- An incredible journey.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (pages 199-217) and index.
LCCN 2018052422
ISBN9780367145484 paperback : alkaline paper
ISBN9780367145514 hardback : alkaline paper
Standard identifier# 40029447584

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