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Author Shrenk, Friedemann.
Title Neanderthaler. English
The Neanderthals / Friedemann Schrenk and Stephanie Müller ; in collaboration with Christine Hemm ; translated by Phyllis G. Jestice.
Imprint London ; New York : Routledge, 2009.

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GN285 .S58 2009    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  GN285 .S58 2009    AVAILABLE  
Author Shrenk, Friedemann.
Series Peoples of the ancient world.
Peoples of the ancient world (Routledge (Firm))
Subject Neanderthals.
Alt Name Müller, Stephanie.
Hemm, Christine.
Description x, 113 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 109-110) and index.
ISBN 9780415425193 (hardback : alk. paper)
0415425190 (hardback : alk. paper)
9780415425209 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0415425204 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780203889664 (e-book)
0203889665 (e-book)
OCLC # 225533327
Table of Contents
1The history of the Neanderthal1
 Discovery1
 The Neanderthal as object of scholarly contention6
 The Neanderthal inspires scholars9
 The face of the Neanderthals - reconstruction and interpretations12
2Out of Africa23
 Where was the cradle of humankind?23
 Bipedalism28
 The earliest humans29
 Early humans outside of Africa33
3The settlement of the "new world"37
 The first Europeans' environment and habitat37
 Fossil sites of the first Europeans46
 Classification of the finds48
4From Heidelberg Man to the classic Neanderthal51
 The anatomy and appearance of the first Europeans51
 The Neanderthals' parents58
 Early Neanderthals63
 Significant find sites of the classic Neanderthals64
5Elderberries, mammoths, and spears73
 The life and death of the Neanderthals73
 Life expectancy and diseases81
 Clothing and jewelry83
 Burial custom or cult of the dead?86
 The Neanderthals' social behavior88
6Encounters with the modern91
 Eve came from Africa91
 Modern humans' genetic code95
 The Neanderthals' departure100
 Appendix107
 Further reading109
 Index111


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