ANTHROPOLOGIE
International Journal of Human Diversity and Evolution
 
Coverage: 1923-1941 (Vols. I-XIX) & 1962-2019 (Vols. 1-57)
ISSN 0323-1119 (Print)
ISSN 2570-9127 (Online)
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It is with deep regret and profound sadness that we inform all colleagues: Doc. MUDr. Vladimír Novotný, CSc, a long-time member of the editorial board of the Anthropologie, has died on 30th November 2019 at the age of 80 years.

World Archaeological Congres 9
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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'Butovskaia ML, 1999: The social oganisation and adaptations of early hominids to various environments during the plio-poleistocene. Anthropologie (Brno) 37, 1: 27-31'.
 
Abstract
This article uses insight from social ecology to model the evolution of and changes in the social structures of ancestral hominids during the Plio-Pleistocene. It argues that while changing climates had an acknowledged effect on ancestral lifeways and behaviour, to understand the social organization of hominids we need to consider both historic and demographic factors as well. I argue that the hominid range expansion in evidence during the Pleistocene resulted from socio-ecological solutions adopted by the hominids.
 
Keywords
Hominids - Human evolution - Adaptation - Human ecology - Pleistocene period - Social evolution - Evolutionism - Sexual selection
 
 
 
 

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