The Non-human primates and human evolution. Arr. by James A. Gavan. In memory of Earnest Albert Hooton, 1887-1954.


Detroit, Wayne University Press, 1955.

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Other Authors Gavan, James A.
Subjects Hooton, Earnest Albert, 1887-1954.
Primates.
Description 134 pages illustrations, portrait, map tables 25 cm
Copyright Date 1955.
Notes These papers were first presented as a symposium at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Boston, Dec. 27, 1953. They were published in the Sept. 1954 issue of Human biology.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents A dedication, by J.A. Gavan.--The importance of primate studies in anthoropology, by E. Hooton.--Fossil primates in the New World, by G.L. Jepsen.--The geologic history of non-hominid primates in the Old World, by B. Patterson.--Comparative anatomy of New World primates and its bearing on the phylogeny of anthropoid apes and men, by G.E. Erikson.--Primate evolution from the view-point of comparative anatomy, by D.D. Davis.--A comparative functional analysis of primate skulls by the split-line technique, by N.C. Tappen.--Metric and morphologic variations in the dentition of the Liberian chimpanzee; comparisons with anthropoid and human dentitions, by E.L. Schuman and C.L. Brace.--Tentative generalizations on the grouping behavior of non-human primates, by C.R. Carpenter.--Problems of mental evolution in the primates, by H.W. Nissen.--The cultural capacity of chimpanzee, by K.J. Hayes and C. Hayes.--Closing remarks, by W.L. Straus, Jr.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)557632
(OCoLC)ocm00557632
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