|Title||The Influence of Climate and Geography on the Biocultural Evolution of the Far Eastern Hominids|
|Publication Type||Book Chapter|
|Year of Publication||1995|
|Editor||Vrba, ES, Denton, GH, Partridge, TC, Burckle, LH|
|Book Title||Paleoclimate and Evolution with Emphasis on Human Origins|
|Publisher||Yale University Press|
|City||New Haven, CT|
The Influence of Climate and Geography on the Biocultural Evolution of the Far Eastern Hominids
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