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Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connectionsshows the relevance of anthropological concepts to today's students and encourages critical thinking. Throughout the text and especially in its many "Connections" features, Agustin Fuentes links anthropological concepts and questions to students' lives. One of the top scholars in the field of biological anthropology, Agustin Fuentes' current research looks at the big questions of why humans do what they do and feel the way they feel. He is committed to an integrated, holistic anthropological approach. Fuentes wrote this text to help answer the "so what" questions and make anthropological knowledge relevant to everyday life.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. Introduction to Evolutionary Fact and Theory
Chapter 2. The Basics of Human Biology
Chapter 3. Introduction to Genetics and Genomics
Chapter 4. Modern Evolutionary Theory
Chapter 5. Primate Behavioral Ecology
Chapter 6. Early Primate Evolution
Chapter 7. Early Hominin Evolution
Chapter 8. Plio-Pleistocene Hominins and the Genus Homo
Chapter 9. The Rise of Modern Humans
Chapter 10. Human Biological Diversity in Context
Chapter 11. The Present and Future of Human Evolution