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The Resource The rise of humans : great scientific debates, (videorecording)

The rise of humans : great scientific debates, (videorecording)

Label
The rise of humans : great scientific debates
Title
The rise of humans
Title remainder
great scientific debates
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A 24-lecture course on the evolution of humans
Member of
Cataloging source
TOH
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
599.938
Intended audience
Not rated by MPAA
LC call number
QH366.2.R574
LC item number
2011
PerformerNote
Taught by Professor John Hawks, University of Wisconsin-Madison
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hawks, John
  • Teaching Company
Runtime
720
Series statement
Great courses. Science & mathematics, biology
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human evolution
  • Neanderthals
  • Fossil hominids
  • Paleoanthropology
Technique
live action
Label
The rise of humans : great scientific debates, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Course number 1612"--Container
  • 24 lectures (30 minutes per lecture)
  • Coursebooks includes bibliographical references (p. 132-138)
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (138 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Ramapithecus: ape man ; Australopithecus afarensis: ancestor or not? ; Ardipithecus: hominin or not? ; Brain structure versus brain size ; The dietary hypothesis ; Africa or Asia -- disc 2. An ape's view of the oldowan ; Who was homo habilis? ; How big was homo erectus? ; The movius line ; The hobbits of Flores ; Archaeology and cooperation -- disc 3. Presapiens or preneanderthal? What do stone tools reveal about early man? ; Did neandertals speak? ; Neandertals: extinct or ancestors? ; Is our neandertal heritage important? ; Multiregional evolution versus out of Africa -- disc 4. Climate's impact on our evolution ; Language: adaptation or spandrel? ; Why did humans start creating art? ; Clovis or preclovis? ; Farming: migration or diffusion? ; Are humans still evolving?
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598037593
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PB1612A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm757507689
  • 4535-86760
  • (OCoLC)757507689
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The rise of humans : great scientific debates, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Course number 1612"--Container
  • 24 lectures (30 minutes per lecture)
  • Coursebooks includes bibliographical references (p. 132-138)
Accompanying material
1 course guidebook (138 p. : ill. ; 19 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. Ramapithecus: ape man ; Australopithecus afarensis: ancestor or not? ; Ardipithecus: hominin or not? ; Brain structure versus brain size ; The dietary hypothesis ; Africa or Asia -- disc 2. An ape's view of the oldowan ; Who was homo habilis? ; How big was homo erectus? ; The movius line ; The hobbits of Flores ; Archaeology and cooperation -- disc 3. Presapiens or preneanderthal? What do stone tools reveal about early man? ; Did neandertals speak? ; Neandertals: extinct or ancestors? ; Is our neandertal heritage important? ; Multiregional evolution versus out of Africa -- disc 4. Climate's impact on our evolution ; Language: adaptation or spandrel? ; Why did humans start creating art? ; Clovis or preclovis? ; Farming: migration or diffusion? ; Are humans still evolving?
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (720 min.)
Isbn
9781598037593
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
PB1612A
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm757507689
  • 4535-86760
  • (OCoLC)757507689
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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