Physical Anthropology and Archaeology

Physical Anthropology and Archaeology

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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.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 213.4 x 274.3 x 15.2mm | 703.08g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0132276984
  • 9780132276986
  • 2,053,941

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 Anthropologyshow more

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