Africa: Cradle Of Humanity
As Charles Darwin rightly predicted, Africa is the cradle of humanity, not only of our own species but also of the very first members of our family tree. This short course explores the origin and evolution of early hominins and humans in Africa.
Resources for this course
Table summarising the Late Tertiary and Quaternary periods
Table showing the major divsions of the Stone Age of Africa and the Palaeolithic of Europe
List of hominin species found in Africa