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Background to evolution in Africa.

Background to evolution in Africa.

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Published by University of Chicago Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Paleontology -- Africa,
    • Africa -- Antiquities

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesSystematic investigation of the African later tertiary and quaternary.
      StatementEdited by Walter W. Bishop and J. Desmond Clark.
      ContributionsBishop, Walter W., ed., Clark, J. Desmond 1916- ed., Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQE757.A1 B3
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 935 p.
      Number of Pages935
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5997613M
      LC Control Number66030212

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The book is divided into three main parts: Paleontological, Stratigraphical, and Archaeological Considerations. Recommendations, arising from discussion during the conference, for specific revision of nomenclature and terminology are also included in this volume.

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