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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY continues to present a comprehensive, well-balanced introduction to the field, combining an engaging writing style and compelling visual content to bring the study of physical anthropology to life for today's students. With a focus on the big picture of human evolution, the text helps students master the basic principles of the subject and arrive at an understanding of the human species and its place in the biological world. This book continues to keep pace with changes in the field by including thorough coverage of cutting-edge advances in molecular biology and genomics, expanded material on modern human biology, and the latest in new fossil finds.
Table of Contents
|Introduction to Physical Anthropology|
|Heredity and Evolution|
|The Development of Evolutionary Theory|
|The Biological Basis of Life|
|Heredity and Evolution|
|Macroevolution: Processes of Vertebrate and Mammalian Evolution|
|Survey of the Living Primates|
|Primate Models for Human Behavioral Evolution|
|Overview of the Fossil Primates|
|Paleoanthropology: Reconstructing Early Hominin Behavior and Ecology|
|Hominin Origins in Africa|
|The Earliest Dispersal of the Genus Homo: Homo Erectus and Contemporaries|
|The Origin and Dispersal of Modern Humans|
|Contemporary Human Evolution|
|Modern Human Biology: Patterns of Variation|
|Modern Human Biology: Patterns of Adaptation|
|Legacies of Human Evolutionary History|
|Atlas of Primate Skeletal Anatomy|
|Classification of Living and Extinct Primates|
|Summary of Early Hominin Fossil Finds from Africa|
|Population Genetics: The Math of Microevolution|
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