9780131849754

Anthropology

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  • ISBN13:

    9780131849754

  • ISBN10:

    0131849751

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2007
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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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

Introduction
What Is Anthropology?
How We Discover the Past
Human Evolution: Biological and Cultural
Genetics and Evolution
The Living Primates
Primate Evolution: From Early Primates to Hominoids
The First Hominids
The Origins of Culture and the Emergence of Homo
Modern Humans
The Emergence of Homo Sapiens
The Upper Paleolithic World
Origins of Food Production and Settled Life
Origins of Cities and States
Human Variation and Adaptation
Cultural Variation
The Concept of Culture
Theoretical Approaches in Cultural Anthropology
Explanation and Evidence
Communication and Language
Getting Food
Economic Systems
Social Stratification: Class, Ethnicity, and Racism
Sex, Gender, and Culture
Marriage and the Family
Marital Residence and Kinship
Associations and Interest Groups
Political Life: Social Order and Disorder
Psychology and Culture
Religion and Magic
The Arts
Culture Change and Globalization
Using Anthropology
Applied and Practicing Anthropology
Medical Anthropology
Global Social Problem
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