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Title The evolution of human populations in Arabia : paleoenvironments, prehistory and genetics / edited by Michael D. Petraglia, Jeffrey I. Rose
Published Dordrecht ; New York : Springer, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 312 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology series
Vertebrate paleobiology and paleoanthropology.
Contents Tracking the origin and evolution of human populations in Arabia / Jeffrey I. Rose and Michael D. Petraglia -- The Red Sea, coastal landscapes, and hominin dispersals / Geoff Bailey -- Pleistocene climate change in Arabia : developing a framework for hominin dispersal over the last 350 ka / Adrian G. Parker -- Environment and long-term population trends in southwest Arabia / Tony J. Wilkinson -- Mitochondrial DNA structure of Yemeni population : regional differences and the implications for different migratory contributions / Jakub Rídl, Christopher M. Edens, and Viktor Černý -- The Arabian Peninsula : gate for human migrations out of Africa or cul-de-sac? : a mitochondrial DNA phylogeographic perspective / Vicente M. Cabrera [and others] -- Bayesian coalescent inference from mitochondrial DNA variation of the colonization time of Arabia by the hamadryas baboon (Papio hamadryas hamadryas) / Carlos A. Fernandes -- Acheulean landscapes and large cutting tool assemblages in the Arabian Peninsula / Michael D. Petraglia, Nick Drake, and Abdullah Alsharekh -- A Middle Paleolithic assemblage from Jebel Barakah, coastal Abu Dhabi Emirate / Ghanim Wahida [and others] -- Paleolithic stone tool assemblages from Sharjah and Ras ai Khaimah in the United Arab Emirates / Julie Scott-Jackson, William Scott-Jackson, and Jeffrey I. Rose -- The Central Oman Paleolithic Survey : recent research in southern Arabia and reflection on the prehistoric evidence / Reto Jagher -- The Middle Paleolithic of Arabia : the view from the Hadramawt region, Yemen / Rémy Crassard -- The "Upper Paleolithic" of South Arabia / Jeffrey I. Rose and Vitaly I. Usik -- The late Pleistocene of Arabia in relation to the Levant / Lisa A. Maher -- Holocene (re- )occupation of eastern Arabia / Hans-Peter Uerpmann, D.T. Potts, and Margarethe Uerpmann -- Early Holocene in the highlands : data on the peopling of the eastern Yemen plateau, with a note on the Pleistocene evidence / Francesco G. Fedele -- Southern Arabia's early pastoral population history : some recent evidence / Joy McCorriston and Louise Martin -- Archaeological, linguistic and historical sources on ancient seafaring : a multidisciplinary approach to the study of early maritime contact and exchange in the Arabian Peninsula / Nicole Boivin, Roger Blench, and Dorian Q. Fuller -- Holocene obsidian exchange in the Red Sea region / Lamya Khalidi -- The Paleolithic of Arabia in an inter-regional context / Anthony E. Marks
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Human evolution -- Arabian Peninsula.
Human population genetics -- Arabian Peninsula.
Physical anthropology -- Arabian Peninsula.
Prehistoric peoples -- Arabian Peninsula.
Paleoecology -- Arabian Peninsula.
Human genetics.
Anthropology, Physical.
Genetics, Population.
Biological Evolution.
Genetics, Medical.
Form Electronic book
Author Petraglia, M. D. (Michael D.)
Rose, Jeffrey I.
LC no. 2009928843
ISBN 904812719X (e-isbn)
9789048127191 (e-isbn)