| Chapter 1: The Peopling of the World, 7 Million Years Ago–Circa 4000 B.C.E.
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Chapter 1: The Peopling of the World, 7 Million Years Ago–Circa 4000 B.C.E.


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Learning Objectives

Major concepts of the chapter that you should be familiar with.
  • After having read the chapter, students should be able to
  • Understand how the process of human evolution worked and have a basic understanding of the different stages of that evolution.
  • Be familiar with some of the basic debates among scientists about the evolution of the human form and of what kinds of evidence scientists use in those debates.
  • Understand the relationship between the evolution of the human form and geography.
  • Understand the connections between geography and the development of human cultures and societies.
  • Understand the concept of migration, both of peoples and of ideas.



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