Re: Cro-Magnon <> Human?

Tue, 9 May 1995 18:12:00 GMT

In article <3oeci5$>, (HAROLD SILVERSTEIN) writes...
>In "The Neandertals", Trinkaus and Shipman say that the first human
>fossil we have came from a man who lived 25 thousand years ago.
>Does this mean that Cro-Magnon was not human? If not, why not.
>Could someone direct me to some reading on this subject?
There is a huge debat concerning this subject going on right now,
one side says our "species" while the other side says another species.
The classification now starts with homo-sapiens, so thats a small clue
to what the leading anthropologists agree on.?. Reading on this
particular subject can be found in any CURRENT text pertaining to
physical or paleo anthropology.

Jon Junek