Volume 90 (2012)

Cover Story

The first modern Europeans

Stefano Benazzi

doi: 10.4436/jass.90005


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Invited Reviews

Scratching the Surface? The use of surface scanning in physical and paleoanthropology

Martin Friess

doi: 10.4436/jass.90004


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Studying cranial vault modifications in ancient mesoamerica

Vera Tiesler

doi: 10.4436/jass.90007


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The frontal bone in the genus Homo: a survey of functional and phylogenetic sources of variation

Sheela Athreya

doi: 10.4436/jass.90008


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Dynamics of genetic and morphological variability within Neandertals

John Hawks

doi: 10.4436/jass.90019


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Proceeding Papers

On the trail of the genus Homo between archaic and derived morphologies

Giorgio Manzi

doi: 10.4436/jass.90018


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Australopithecus sediba and the earliest origins of the genus Homo

Lee R. Berger

doi: 10.4436/jass.90009


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Historical Corner

Many ways of being human, the Stephen J. Gould’s legacy to Palaeo-Anthropology (2002-2012)

Telmo Pievani

doi: 10.4436/jass.90016


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Refined age estimates and Paleoanthropological investigation of the Manyara Beds, Tanzania

Stephen R. Frost, Hilde L. Schwartz, Liane Giemsch, Leah E. Morgan, Paul R. Renne, Maya Wildgoose, Charles Saanane, Friedemann Schrenk & Katerina Harvati

doi: 10.4436/jass.90001


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Buccal dental microwear analyses support greater specialization in consumption of hard foodstuffs for Australopithecus anamensis

Ferran Estebaranz, Jordi Galbany, Laura M Martínez, Daniel Turbón & Alejandro Pérez-Pérez

doi: 10.4436/jass.90006


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Correspondence & Notes

Right-handedness, lateralization and language in Neanderthals: A comment on Frayer et al. (2010)

Antonio Benítez-Burraco & Víctor M. Longa

doi: 10.4436/jass.90002


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Reply to Benítez-Burraco & Longa: When is enough, enough?

David W. Frayer,Ivana Fiore, Carles Lalueza-Fox, Jakov Radovčić & Luca Bondioli

doi: 10.4436/jass.90003


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An unusual surgical treatment of the skull following trauma during the Copper Age (IV millennium B.C.) in Italy

Vincenzo Formicola, Sonia Cammellini, Davide Caramella, Angiolo Del Lucchese, Gwenaelle Goude, Mariasilvia Saccon & Gino Fornaciari

doi: 10.4436/jass.90017


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Do it yourself

Online databases for mtDNA and Y chromosome polymorphisms in human populations

Alessandra Congiu, Paolo Anagnostou, Nicola Milia, Marco Capocasa, Francesco Montinaro & Giovanni Destro-Bisol

doi: 10.4436/jass.90020


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JASs forum

Anthropology and Economic History

Body dimensions and socioeconomic development: an introduction

Maria Enrica Danubio

doi 10.4436/jass.90010


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An anthropometric history of the World, 1810-1980: did migration and globalization influence country trends?

Jörg Baten & Matthias Blum

doi 10.4436/jass.90011


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Climate, height and economic development in sub- Saharan Africa

Alexander Moradi

doi 10.4436/jass.90012


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Anthropological variables as economic indicators

Maria Enrica Danubio & Emanuele Sanna

doi 10.4436/jass.90013


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Secular trend and regional differences in the stature of Italians

Emilia Arcaleni

doi 10.4436/jass.90014


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The trend of stature in pre-protohistoric Central- Southern Italy

Domenico Mancinelli & Rita Vargiu

doi 10.4436/jass.90015


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