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Focused on the appreciation of anthropology, the new edition ofAnthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversityoffers an up-to-date holistic introduction to general anthropology from the four-field perspective. Key themes ofappreciating the experiences students bring to the classroom, appreciating human diversity, and appreciating the field of anthropologyare showcased throughout the text. In this edition,Understanding Ourselveschapter openers andThrough the Eyes of Othersboxes show how anthropology helps us understand ourselves. NewAppreciating Diversityboxes focus on the various forms of human biological and cultural diversity.Appreciating Anthropologyboxes are also new to the text and focus on the value and usefulness of anthropological research and approaches.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Anthropology|
|What Is Anthropology?|
|Physical Anthropology and Archaeology|
|Studying the Past|
|Evolution and Genetics|
|Human Variation and Adaptation|
|The Origin and Spread of Modern Humans|
|The First Farmers|
|The First Cities and States|
|Exploring Cultural Diversity|
|Theory and Methods in Cultural Anthropology|
|Language and Communication|
|Ethnicity and Race|
|Making a Living|
|Families, Kinship, and Descent|
|Arts, Media, and Sports|
|The Changing World|
|The World System and Colonialism|
|Global Issues Today|
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