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V. (1984). Quantitative evaluation of microelements in human skeleton (on the materials of ancient burials). Voprosy antropologii, 74 (In Russian). I. (1993). Materials to characteristics of native population of Altai-Sayany plateau. Voprosi antropologii, 87 (In Russian). atti esecutivo 18-12-2000 18:04 Pagina 43 HUMANITY FROM AFRICAN NAISSANCE TO COMING MILLENNIA Janusz Piontek Institute of Anthropology, University of Poznan, PL 61-701 Poznan, Poland, Fredry 10 Keywords: Culture, human ecology, Central Europe, Upper Paleolithic, Neolithic, industrialization, body size, body shape, secular trends 43 Culture as a Human Adaptive System: Human Ecology and Culture A hypothesis is formulated that changes in the structure of the socio-economic system between the Upper Paleolithic and Neolithic Age, and in the transition to industrialization, resulted in new possibilities for natural selection to operate through differential fertility.

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