9780130918369

Anthropology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130918369

  • ISBN10:

    0130918369

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2002
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

This comprehensive and scientific introduction to the four fields of&anthropology&helps students understand&humans in all their variety, &and&why they got to be that way.& This new edition&highlights&migration and&immigration in the context of&globalization.

Table of Contents

(NOTE: All chapters conclude with Summary, Glossary Terms, Critical Questions, Internet Exercises, and Suggested Reading.)

I. INTRODUCTION.

1. What Is Anthropology?
2. How We Discover the Past.

II. HUMAN EVOLUTION: BIOLOGICAL AND CULTURAL.

3. Genetics and Evolution.
4. The Living Primates.
5. Primate Evolution: From Early Primates to Hominoids.
6. The First Hominids.
7. The Origins of Culture and the Emergence of Homo.

III. MODERN HUMANS AND THEIR CULTURES.

8. The Emergence of Homo sapiens.
9. The Upper Paleolithic World.
10. Origins of Food Production and Settled Life.
11. Origins of Cities and States.
12. Human Variation and Adaptation.

IV. CULTURAL VARIATION.

13. The Concept of Culture.
14. Theory and Evidence in Cultural Anthropology.
15. Communication and Language.
16. Getting Food.
17. Economic Systems.
18. Social Stratification: Class, Racism, and Ethnicity.
19. Sex, Gender, and Culture.
20. Marriage and the Family.
21. Marital Residence and Kinship.
22. Associations and Interest Groups.
23. Political Life: Social Order and Disorder.
24. Psychology and Culture.
25. Religion and Magic.
26. The Arts.
27. Culture Change.

V. USING ANTHROPOLOGY.

28. Applied and Practicing Anthropology.
29. Medical Anthropology.
30. Global Social Problems.
Glossary.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.

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