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Author Oxnard, Charles E., 1933-
Title The order of man : a biomathematical anatomy of the primates / Charles E. Oxnard.
Imprint [Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press, 1983.

Author Oxnard, Charles E., 1933-
Subject Primates -- Anatomy.
Primates -- Anatomy -- Mathematics.
Biometry -- methods.
Primates -- anatomy & histology.
Statistics as Topic.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 366 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 335-351).
Note Print version record.
Contents Preface; CHAPTER 1 Human Fossils -- The New Revolution; CHAPTER 2 Distinguishing Primates; CHAPTER 3 Mathematical 'Dissection' of Anatomies; CHAPTER 4 Biological 'Meaning' of Structures; CHAPTER 5 Upper Limbs and Tension; CHAPTER 6 Lower Limbs and Leaping; CHAPTER 7 Four Limbs and Quadrupeds; CHAPTER 8 Whole Primates -- Their Arrangement by Anatomies; CHAPTER 9 Whole Anatomies -- Their 'Dissection' by Primates; CHAPTER 10 Human Fossils -- The New Revolution -- Revisited; NOTA BENE; References; General Index; Index of Animals; Author Index.
Summary This book is an attempt to look broadly at the biological Order of Man. It reviews more than two decades of study of present-day primates using data and methods not hitherto made available in one place nor to the general reader.
ISBN 9789882202368 (electronic bk.)
9882202365 (electronic bk.)
9622090478 (pbk.)
OCLC # 646066494
Link HKU Press digital editions.
Additional Format Print version: Oxnard, Charles E., 1933- Order of man. [Hong Kong] : Hong Kong University Press, 1983 9789622091047 (DLC) 84187823 (OCoLC)10870611

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