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By Meave Leakey, Lars Werdelin (auth.), John G. Fleagle, John J. Shea, Frederick E. Grine, Andrea L. Baden, Richard E. Leakey (eds.

For the 1st thirds of our evolutionary heritage, we hominins have been limited to Africa. courting from approximately million years in the past, hominin fossils first seem in Eurasia. This quantity addresses a few of the matters surrounding this preliminary hominin intercontinental dispersal. Why did hominins first go away Africa within the early Pleistocene and never past? What can we find out about the variations of the hominins that dispersed - their nutrition, locomotor talents, cultural talents? was once there a unmarried dispersal occasion or a number of? was once the hominin dispersal a part of a broader faunal growth of African mammals northward? What path or routes did dispersing populations take?

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