Paleoanthropology and paleolithic archaeology in the people's Republic of China

Wu Rukang, John W. Olsen

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This book represents the first comprehensive attempt to bring to western scholarship the great advances made in Paleolithic archaeology and palaeoanthropology in the People's Republic of China. The 15 chapters are devoted to a historical overview of past and recent studies, the development of chronological frameworks, the composition and stratigraphy of vertebrate fauna, the pongid and hominid palaeontological records, and Pleistocene prehistoric archaeology. Maps, illustrations and tables illustrate the materials presented here.

Original languageEnglish (US)
PublisherTaylor and Francis Inc.
Number of pages293
ISBN (Electronic)9781315423128
ISBN (Print)9781138404410
StatePublished - Sep 16 2016

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