The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
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