This comprehensive and scientific introduction to the four fields of anthropology helps students understand humans in all their variety, and why they got to be that way. This new edition highlights migration and immigration in the context of globalization.
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
The Eighth Edition represents the most comprehensive revision to date -- reflecting the most recent anthropological research and controversial developments and integrating new features in each chapter aimed at sparking and maintaining student interest.From the Back Cover:
Reflecting recent anthropological research and controversial developments, this exceptionally readable, comprehensive introduction to anthropology goes beyond mere descriptions to discuss not only what humans are and were like, but why they got to be that way, in all their variety. A focus on applied anthropology throughout highlights the history and types of anthropology practiced in the Unites States, and shows how the work of applied anthropologists is playing more of a role in the planning of possible solutions to various global social problems. A host of special boxes highlight the cutting edge of the field Current Issues; Research Frontiers; New Perspectives on Gender; Applied Anthropology. What Is Anthropology? How We Discover the Past. Genetics and Evolution. The Living Primates. Primate Evolution: From Early Primates to Hominoids. The First Hominids. The Origins of Culture and the Emergence of Homo.The Emergence of Homo Sapiens. The Upper Paleolithic World. Origins of Food Production and Settled Life. Origins of Cities and States. Human Variation and Adaptation. The Concept of Culture. Theory and Evidence in Cultural Anthropology. Communication and Language. Getting Food. Economic Systems. Social Stratification: Class, Racism, and Ethnicity. Sex, Gender, and Culture. Marriage and the Family. Marital Residence and Kinship. Associations and Interest Groups. Political Life: Social Order and Disorder. Psychology and Culture. Religion and Magic. The Arts. Culture Change. Applied and Practicing Anthropology. Medical Anthropology. Global Social Problems. For anyone interested in an introduction to the latest anthropological research and its practical applications.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0132277530 Brand New SoftCover Book. This is an Premium International Edition with Same Contents as US Edition. ISBN & Cover of the book could be different. Buy with Confidence. Bookseller Inventory # USINTL2-STK-9788131716229
Book Description Prentice Hall. PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. 0132277530 Brand New SoftCover Book. This is an Premium International Edition with Same Contents as US Edition. ISBN & Cover of the book could be different. Buy with Confidence. Bookseller Inventory # INTL2PPC-132277530
Book Description Soft cover. Book Condition: New. [Please Read Carefully Before Buying] New, This Is An International Edition. Print In Gray Scale. Book Cover And ISBN No May Be Different From Usa Edition. Restricted Sales Disclaimer Wordings Not For Sales In Usa And Canada May Be Printed On The Cover Of The Book. Standard Shipping 7-14 Business Days. Expedited Shiping 4-8 Business Days. The Books May Be Ship From Overseas For Inventory Purpose. Book. Bookseller Inventory # 9788131716229_US_132277530
Book Description Softcover. Book Condition: New. 12th edition. "Brand New, Softcover Black & White or color International Edition. GET IT FAST within 3-5 business days by UPS/DHL worldwide express with Tracking Number. Book printed in English. No shipping to PO Box/APO/FPO address. The international edition will has different ISBN and Cover design from US edition. [Please Read Description Carefully Before Buying] Occasionally, international textbooks may come with different exercises at the end of chapters. Restricted sales disclaimer wordings |Not for Sales in USA and Canada| are printed on the cover of the book only to misguide the students to prevent them from the purchasing the books. But in recent proceedings of court ruled that it is legal to buy/sell international edition in North America. We may ship the books from India or other Asian regions for inventory purpose. Return policy only for 30 days. Customer satisfaction guaranteed and in case of any queries please email us. Bookseller Inventory # PB31439321
Book Description Lebanon, Indiana, U.S.A.: Prentice Hall, 2006. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 5th or later Edition. PB. Book Condition: Brand New. International Edition. International Edition,Cover & ISBN may be different from US edition,PAPERBACK. Book Condition: New. Brand New,Softcover,No Access code & No context dvd, But Contents are same as US Edition.Printed in English Language. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-13056053077
Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. 12. This is an International Edition, Different ISBN and Front cover,have same content as US edition Excellent Quality with Shrink Wrap .English language.Perfect condition.Please contact us for any questions regarding this book.!!. Bookseller Inventory # MarchTbz-1210
Book Description Book Condition: New. Brand New. Softcover International Edition. Same contents as US edition. Ships SAME or NEXT business day. We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option also available for faster delivery. Bookseller Inventory # 20150103-11725
Book Description Prentice Hall. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 12. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0132277530
Book Description Prentice Hall. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110132277530