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UNDERSTANDING HUMANS: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY shows students how anthropologists and archaeologists go about their work as they study human evolution, living nonhuman primates, human adaptation and variation, the origin and dispersal of modern humans, food production, the first civilizations of the Old and New Worlds, and so much more. "At a Glance" sections and "Focus Questions" help students better understand the material and study more effectively for exams.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Anthropology|
|Heredity And Evolution|
|The Development of Evolutionary Theory|
|Heredity and Evolution|
|Human Variation and Adaptation|
|Macroevolution: Processes of Vertebrate and Mammalian Evolution|
|An Overview of the Primates|
|Understanding the Past: Archaeological and Paleoanthropological Methods|
|The First Dispersal of the Genus Homo: Homo erectus and Contemporaries|
|The Origin and Dispersal of Modern Humans|
|Early Holocene Hunters and Gatherers|
|The First Civilizations|
|Atlas of Primate Skeletal Anatomy|
|Summary of Early Hominin Fossil Finds from Africa|
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