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Written by one of the prominent scholars in the field and recent inductee of The National Academy of Sciences, this concise, up-to-date introduction to general anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. Since no single or monolithic theoretical perspective orients this book, instructors with a wide range of views and approaches can use it effectively. The combination of brevity and readability makeWindow on Humanitya perfect match for general anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.
Table of Contents
|Anthropology Today Boxes||p. xviii|
|About the Author||p. xix|
|What Is Anthropology?||p. 1|
|Ethics and Methods||p. 23|
|Evolution, Genetics, and Human Variation||p. 47|
|The Primates||p. 69|
|Early Hominins||p. 100|
|The Genus Homo||p. 120|
|The First Farmers||p. 144|
|The First Cities and States||p. 164|
|Language and Communication||p. 205|
|Making a Living||p. 228|
|Political Systems||p. 253|
|Families, Kinship, and Marriage||p. 278|
|The World System and Colonialism||p. 347|
|Ethnicity and Race||p. 370|
|Applying Anthropology||p. 394|
|Cultural Exchange and Survival||p. 416|
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