Anthropology : The Exploration of Human Diversity

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  • Copyright: 1999-10-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill College
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Table of Contents

List of Boxes
The Scope of Anthropologyp. 1
Field Methodsp. 19
Culturep. 35
Ethnicity and Ethnic Relationsp. 49
Human Biological Diversity and the Race Conceptp. 69
Evolution, Genetics, and Biological Adaptationp. 89
The Primatesp. 113
Early Hominidsp. 141
The Emergence of Modern Humansp. 167
The Origin and Spread of Food Productionp. 191
Adaptive Strategies and Economic Systemsp. 215
The Political Systems of Bands and Tribesp. 237
Chiefdoms and Statesp. 257
Kinship and Descentp. 279
Marriagep. 297
Genderp. 315
Religionp. 335
Personality and Worldviewp. 353
Language and Communicationp. 371
The World System, Industrialism, and Stratificationp. 393
Applied Anthropologyp. 409
Development and Innovationp. 425
Cultural Exchange and Survivalp. 443
American Popular Culturep. 465
Bibliographyp. 481
Internet Resources: Selected Reference Sites in Anthropology, from the World Wide Webp. 507
Acknowledgmentsp. 513
Indexesp. 519
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