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Roede, M., et al 1991 Aquatic Ape: Fact of Fiction

Postby AlgisKuliukas » Sun Oct 30, 2011 11:18 am

Roede, M., Wind, J., Patrick, J., Reynolds, V. (eds.), (1991). Aquatic Ape: Fact of Fiction: Proceedings from the Valkenburg Conference. Souvenir Press (London)

Discuss each chapter under separate threads but the volume as a whole here...

Part 1 - The Aquatic Ape Theory
1: The Origins of a Theory - Elaine Morgan
2: Why a New Theory is Needed - E. Morgan
3: The Evolution of Genus Homo: Where it Happened - Leon P. LaLumiere
4: Is an AA viable in terms of marine ecology and primate behaviour? - Derek Ellis
5: Aquatic Features in Fossil Hominins? - M Verhaegen

Part II - Reactions to the AAT For and Against
6: The Refutation that Never Was: The reception of the AAT. Graham Richards
7: Does the Geological Evidence Support the AAT? (127-132) - Martin Pickford
8: Adaptation and the AT - Alan Turner (133-141)
9: AAT seen from Epistemological and Paleoanthropological viewpoints - (pp142- 173) H & S Preuschot
10: What Constitutes an Aquatic Mammal? (174-181) - Paul Leyhausen
11: Human Regulation of Body Temperature and Water Balance - Marc Verhaegen
12: Adipose Tissue in Human Evolution - Caroline Pond (193 - 220)
13: Body Hair Reduction and Tract Orientation in Man: Hydrodynamics or Thermoregulatory Aerodynamics? - Peter E. Wheeler (221- 236)
14: Human Respiration Adaptations for Swimming and Diving - John M. Patrick
15: The Significance of the Human Diving Reflex - E. Schagatay
16: The Burden of Locomotion in Water: Could the Aquatic Ape Have Overcome It? - J. Ghesquire and Helen Bunkens (255-262)
17: The Non-Aquatic Ape: The Aquatic Ape Theory and the Evolution of Human Drowning and Swimming - Jan Wind (263-282)
18: Do Aquatic Mammals Provide Support for the AAT? - Machteld Roede
19: More Thoughts on the AAT
How the Aquatic Adaptations of Man Differ from those of the gorilla and the chimpanzee. Karl-Erich Fichtelius
Some cardiac topographic and morpho-physiological observations of the common seal. Cornelius J. van Nie and Machtelde Roede.
The Answer: The Aquatic Ape Theory and the Savannah Theory combined. Sarah B.M. Kraak.
The Second Crisis. Erika Schagatay.
Human Sexual Dimorphism: A Speculative Approach. Erika Schagatay
20: Aquatic Man -Machteld Roede

Part III - General Conclusions
21: Cold & Watery? Hot & Dusty? Our Ancestral Environment and our ancestors themselves: overview. - Vernon Reynolds
22: Epilogue: Is there a future for the Aquatic Ape Theory?
Waterside hypotheses of human evolution assert that selection from wading, swimming and diving and procurement of food from aquatic habitats have significantly affected the evolution of the lineage leading to Homo sapiens as distinct from that leading to Pan. (p118)
Kuliukas, A., Morgan, E. (2011). Aquatic scenarios in the thinking on human evolution: What are they and how do they compare?. In: Vaneechoutte, M., Verhaegen, M., Kuliukas, A. (2011). Was Man More Aquatic in the Past?
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