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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An introduction to physical anthropology. The book uses current data to unravel the mystery of the evolution of humankind, and to examine the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment.About the Author:
Philip L. Stein has been teaching continuously at Pierce College since 1964. He received his BA degree in Zoology and MA degree in Anthropology from UCLA in 1961 and 1963, respectively. He has held a variety of positions at Pierce College, both as an instructor and as an administrator. He is currently the Chair of the Department of Anthropological and Geographical Sciences. Professor Stein is a fellow of the American Anthropological Association, a member of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists and other professional organizations. He is active in the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges, in which he served as President in 1995-96.
Bruce M. Rowe is Professor of Anthropology at Los Angeles Pierce College, where he has taught since 1970. In addition to teaching physical and cultural anthropology courses, he also teaches sociology and linguistics classes. In addition to coauthoring 7 previous editions of Physical Anthropology, and two editions of Physical Anthropology: The Core, Professor Rowe has authored 4 editions of The College Survival Guide: Hints and References to Aid College Students. Professor Rowe has received numerous awards for teaching. He is a fellow of the American Anthropological Association and a member of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.
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