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Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, CourseSmart eTextbook, 2nd Edition

By Carol R. Ember, Melvin R. Ember, Peter N. Peregrine

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 31, 2006

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This comprehensive and scientific introduction to physical anthropology and archaeology is the only book to give balanced treatment to both biological and cultural evolution and the interaction between them to help students understand what humans are and were like and why they got to be that way. 

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

 

Part I: Introduction

 

1. What is Anthropology?

 

 2. How We Discover the Past

 

3. How We Study the Human Body

 

4. Genetics and Evolution

 

5.  Human Variation and Adaptation

 

 

Part II: Human Evolution: Biological and Cultural

 

6. The Living Primates

 

7. Primate Evolution: From Early Primates to Hominoids

 

8. The First Hominids

 

9. The Origins of Culture and Language

 

10. The Emergence of Homo

 

 

Part III: Modern Humans

 

11. The Emergence of Homo sapiens 

 

12.  The Upper Paleolithic World

 

13.  Origins of Food Production and Settled Life

 

14.  Origins of Cities and States

 

 

Part IV: Using Anthropology

 

15.  Cultural Resource Management and Forensic Anthropology

 

16.  Medical Anthropology

 

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$68.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-227670-2