This revision of "Physical Anthropology" combines information on discoveries impacting the on-going controversy over the origin of modern humans with a revamped design. The authors have included discussions on the "mitroshondrial eve" hypothesis and the discovery of a new Georgian (formerly Soviet Union) "homo erectus". New features include four-colour photo essays, a slightly larger trimsize to accommodate a more open design and chapter outlines. The fifth edition includes eighteen new boxes and a new appendix, "An introduction to skeletal anatomy and the anatomy of the brain". Also available - instructor's manual/test bank (ISBN 0-07-061185-8), computerized test banks: IBM (ISBN 0-07-831738-x), Mac(ISBN 0-07-833397-0) Apple (ISBN 0-07-833398-9).
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Philip Stein has taught anthropology at Los Angeles Pierce College since 1964. He did double-duty as an instructor of Anthropology at California State University, Northridge from 1966-1975. Professor Stein has received many teaching awards and wrote the chapter on teaching physical anthropology for a book published by the American Anthropological Association.
Bruce Rowe has taught anthropology at Los Angeles Pierce College since 1969. Professor Rowe has also received numerous awards for teaching. He teaches sociology and linguistics as well as physical and cultural anthropology.
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