Origins : the story of the emergence of the humans and humanity in Africa / edited by Geoffrey Blundell.
Contributor(s): Blundell, GeoffreyLanguage: English Publisher: Cape Town: Double Storey, 2006.Description: 168 p. : ill., maps, ports., ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781770130401 (pbk)
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Includes bibliography (p. 167) and index.
Introduction. Seven million years of African history / Geoffrey Blundell. 1. African genesis. Human evolution in Africa / Ian Tattersall; Discovery in Chad, Central Africa: towards a new paradigm for the cradle of mankind / Michael Brunet; Dr. Broom and the skeleton in the cavern / Ronald Clarke; The fossil footprints of Laetoli / Yvette Deloison; The amazing Makapan / Philip Bonner and Amanda Esterhuysen; Human language and human origins / Christopher Ehret. 2. Africa's creative explosion. From neo-anthropes to modern people: the changing fortunes of the Middle Stone Age / John Parkington; Genetic evidence for our recent African evolution / Himla Soodyall; The Howiesons Poort within the Middle Stone Age / Janette Deacon; Modern humans and symbolic behaviour: evidence from Blombos Cave, South Africa / Christopher Henshilwood; The origin of complex burial in southern Africa / David Pearce; The rock arts of sub-Saharan Africa / Ben Smith. 3. Rediscovering Africa / Peter Mitchell; Alpha to omega: language origins and demise / Nigel Crawhall; Rain power: Mapungubwe and the roots of the first state in southern Africa / Maria Schoeman; Farmer rock art of Africa / Catherine Namono; The cave, the coast and ocean links / Paul Sinclair; Saving a tradition / David Lewis-Williams