9780078035067

Introducing Anthropology: An Integrated Approach

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078035067

  • ISBN10:

    0078035066

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/16/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Introducing Anthropology: An Integrated Approach is a concise text for the introductory-level, general anthropology course. The student-friendly format presents a unique holistic approach to anthropology, examining the biocultural nature, evolution, and behavior of the human species. Park’s engaging narrative and thoughtful level of detail makes anthropology both interesting and accessible for students.

Table of Contents

PART ONE Anthropology: The Biocultural Study of the Human Species

Chapter 1 DOING ANTHROPOLOGY: Defining the Discipline

Chapter 2 HOW ANTHROPOLOGY WORKS: Methods of Inquiry

Chapter 3 THEMES OF ANTHROPOLOGY: Evolution

Chapter 4 THEMES OF ANTHROPOLOGY: Culture

PART TWO The Identity and Nature of Our Species

Chapter 5 OUR PLACE IN NATURE: Humans as Primates

Chapter 6 EVOLUTION: The Large-Brained Primate

Chapter 7 REPRODUCTION: The Sexual Primate

Chapter 8 HUMAN VARIATION: Biological Diversity and Race

PART THREE Adapting to Our Worlds

Chapter 9 FOOD: Getting It, Growing It, Eating It, and Passing It Around

Chapter 10 THE NATURE OF THE GROUP: Arranging Our Families and Organizing Our People

Chapter 11 COMMUNICATION: Sharing What We Need to Know

Chapter 12 MAINTENANCE OF ORDER: Making the Worldview Real

Chapter 13 CULTURE CHANGE: Theories and Processes

Chapter 14 THE EVOLUTION OF OUR BEHAVIOR: Putting ItAll Together

Chapter 15 ANTHROPOLOGY IN TODAY’S WORLD: Problems and Contributions

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