Volume 90 (2012)

Cover Story

The first modern Europeans

Stefano Benazzi

3-6 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90005

Invited Reviews

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

Martin Friess

7-31 [full text] [supplementary material: SOM1(BM), SOM2(NE)]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90004

Studying cranial vault modifications in ancient mesoamerica

Vera Tiesler

33-58 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90007

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

Sheela Athreya

59-80 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90008

Dynamics of genetic and morphological variability within Neandertals

John Hawks

81-87 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90019

Proceeding Papers

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

Giorgio Manzi

99-116 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90018

Australopithecus sediba and the earliest origins of the genus Homo

Lee R. Berger

117-131 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90009

Historical Corner

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

Telmo Pievani

133-149 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90016


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

151-169 [full text] [Anthro-DigiItdata]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90001

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

163-185 [full text] [Anthro-DigiItdata]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90006

Correspondence & Notes

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

Antonio Benítez-Burraco & Víctor M. Longa

187-192 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90002

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

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

193-197 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90003

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

199-200 [full text]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90017

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

201-215 [full text] [Anthro-DigiItdata]

doi: 10.4436/jass.90020

JASs forum

Anthropology and Economic History

Body dimensions and socioeconomic development: an introduction

Maria Enrica Danubio

217-219 [full text]

doi 10.4436/jass.90010

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

Jörg Baten & Matthias Blum

221-224 [full text]

doi 10.4436/jass.90011

Climate, height and economic development in sub- Saharan Africa

Alexander Moradi

225-228 [full text]

doi 10.4436/jass.90012

Anthropological variables as economic indicators

Maria Enrica Danubio & Emanuele Sanna

229-232 [full text]

doi 10.4436/jass.90013

Secular trend and regional differences in the stature of Italians

Emilia Arcaleni

233-237 [full text]

doi 10.4436/jass.90014

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

Domenico Mancinelli & Rita Vargiu

239-242 [full text]

doi 10.4436/jass.90015