Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology


  • Release: 1998
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 413 page
  • ISBN: UCSC:32106014577792
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This book is an essentials version of the leading physical anthropology text on the market (Jurmain/Nelson/Kilgore, INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, SEVENTH EDITION). It is a concise, research-based introductory anthropology text that covers basic evolutionary theory, human genetics, growth and development, nonhuman primates, paleo anthropology, and modern population biology to illustrate the physical and behavioral evolution of human beings. It is an up-to-date, authoritative physical anthropology text written by a team of authors who set the standard in the field.

Essentials of Biological Anthropology

Essentials of Biological Anthropology


  • Release: 2007
  • Publisher: Karolinum
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 370 page
  • ISBN: 8024613387
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This book deals with interesting contemporary anthropological topics. As the authors are respected experts from Spain, Czech Republic and Belgium, the publication offers a good overview of modern anthropology. In the broad table of contents, we can find topics ranging from man's growth and development to genetics, from human evolution to population genetics or applied anthropology. The chapters are divided into 5 sections: 1. How to define anthropology, 2. Evolution, 3. From growth to aging, 4. Anthropology and society and 5. Applied anthropology. The publications is complemented with numerous charts, graphs and illustrations.

Exploring Biological Anthropology

Exploring Biological Anthropology


  • Release: 2012-07
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 464 page
  • ISBN: 0205907334
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Fron foundation to innovation: discover the best of biological anthropology. Over the past 40 years, the study of biological anthropology has rapidly evolved from focusing on just physical anthropology to including the study of the fossil record and the human skeleton, genetics of individuals and populations, our primate relatives, human adaptation, and human behavior. The 3rd edition of Exploring Biological Anthropology combines the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of the foundations of the field with modern innovations and discoveries. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - The new MyAnthroLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - This text provides students with the best possible art, photos, and mapsfor every topic covered in the book, helping them gain a better understanding of key material. Engage Students - "Insights and Advances" boxes and "Innovations" features help students develop an appreciation for the excitement of discovery. Support Instructors - MyAnthroLab, an author-reviewed Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank, PowerPoint Presentation Slides, and Pearson Custom course material are available to be packaged with this text. Additionally, we offer package options for the lab portion of your course with Method & Practice in Biological Anthropology: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Courses, or Atlas of Anthropology. Note: MyAnthroLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyAnthroLab, please visit: www.myanthrolab.com.

Our Origins

Our Origins


  • Release: 2017
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 162 page
  • ISBN: 0393284905
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With an unparalleled art program, Our Origins is an accessible, up-to-date text that focuses on anthropology's big questions and the scientific process.

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology   A Toolkit for a Global Age

Essentials of Cultural Anthropology A Toolkit for a Global Age


  • Release: 2017-11-26
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 451 page
  • ISBN: 9780393624618
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The most successful new textbook in a generation, Ken Guest’s text shows students that now, more than ever, global forces affect local culture. Students learn that the tools of cultural anthropology are relevant to their life in our globalized world. The NEW InQuizitive course helps students focus their reading, master the basics, and come to class prepared.

Cultural Connections

Cultural Connections


  • Release: 1991
  • Publisher: Temple University Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 256 page
  • ISBN: 087722840X
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Illustrates the history, civilization, and social conditions of the United States via artifacts, paintings, and other objects from the collections of cultural institutions in Philadelphia and environs.