Anthropology : The Exploration of Human Diversity

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  • Edition: 9th
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  • Copyright: 2001-07-01
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Table of Contents

About the Author
Preface Walkthrough
The Dimensions of Anthropology
What Is Anthropology?
Overview Human Adaptability Adaptation, Variation, and Change General Anthropology Cultural Forces Shape Human Biology
The Subdisciplines of Anthropology Cultural Anthropology
Archaeological Anthropology Biological, or Physical Anthropology Interesting Issues: Even Anthropologists Get
Culture Shock Beyond the Classroom: The Utility of Hand and Foot Bones for Problems in Biological Anthropology Linguistic Anthropology Applied Anthropology Anthropology and Other Academic Fields
Cultural Anthropology and Sociology Anthropology and Psychology Science, Explanation, and Hypothesis Testing
Applying Anthropology
What Is Applied Anthropology?
Academic and Applied Anthropology Theory and Practice Anthropology and Education Urban Anthropology Urban versus Rural Medical
Anthropology Beyond the Classroom: New Life, Good Health Anthropology and Business Careers and Anthropology
Interesting Issues: Hot Asset in Corporate: Anthropology Degrees
Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
Ethics and Methods in Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
Overview Ethics Methods Multidisciplinary Approaches Primatology Anthropometry Bone Biology Molecular Anthropology
Interesting Issues: A Novel Method of Assessing
Why People Cooperate Paleoanthropology Survey and Excavation Systematic Survey Excavation Kinds of Archaeology Dating the Past Relative Dating Absolute Dating: Radiometric Techniques
Absolute Dating: Dendrochronology Molecular Dating
Evolution and Genetics Overview Evolution Genetics
Human Variation and Adaptation Overview Race: A Discredited Concept in Biology Races are Not Biologically
Distinct Interesting Issues: American Anthropological Association (AAA) Statement on "Race" Explaining Skin Color Human Biological Adaptation Genes and Disease
Beyond the Classroom: Skin Pigmentation in Papua New Guinea Facial Features Size and Body Build Lactose Tolerance
The Primates Overview Our Place among Primates Homologies and Analogies Primate Tendencies
Prosimians Anthropoids Beyond the Classroom: Providing Apes Refuge: A Cultural Study of the Great Ape Sanctuary Community Monkeys New World Monkeys Old World Monkeys Apes
Gibbons Orangutans Gorillas Interesting Issues: Saving the Orangutan Chimpanzees Bonobos Endangered Primates Human-Primate Similarities Learning Tools
Predation and Hunting Aggression and Resources Human-Primate Differences Sharing and Cooperation Mating and Kinship Behavioral Ecology and Fitness Bringing It All Together: Saving the Forests
Primate Evolution Overview Fossils and Chronology Early Primates Early Cenozoic Primates Oligocene Anthropoids Miocene Hominoids Proconsul
Beyond the Classroom: A Behavioral Ecology Study of Two Lemur Species Afropithecus and Kenyapithecus Sivapithecus Ginantopithecus Dryopithecus Oreopithecus A Missing Link?
Pierolapithecus caltalaunicus "Toumai" Orrorin tugenensis
Early Hominids Overview
Chronology of Hominid Evolution
The Earliest Hominids Ardipithecus and KenyanThropus The Varied Australopithecines Australopiethecus afarensis Gracile and Robust Australopi
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