Essentials Of Physical Anthropology

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Author by Robert Jurmain
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 1305633814
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File Pages : 448
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Concise, well-balanced, and comprehensive, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 10th Edition, introduces you to physical anthropology with the goal of helping you understand why it is important to know about human evolution. You'll learn how humans are biologically connected to all other life, including our ancient ancestors and our contemporary primate cousins, and how closely modern human populations are related to each other. Numerous high-quality visual diagrams, artwork, maps, photographs, and other learning tools will help you grasp the big picture of human evolution. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Essentials Of Physical Anthropology

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Author by Robert Jurmain
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Cengage Learning
ISBN : 0495030619
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 456
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This mainstream, four-color physical anthropology text is the best selling text in the brief physical anthropology market. The text presents a balanced, thorough introduction to the field of physical anthropology that also reflects the current state of the field. The heredity and evolution chapters (Chapters 1-5) have been expanded and updated to reflect the tremendous advances of molecular biology in all phases of physical anthropology, and the hominid evolution chapters (Chapters 8-11) have been reorganized and reinterpreted to reflect current academic thought springing from recent major finds. To make the text more accessible, the Sixth Edition includes many new visuals that, together with the many charts, helpful tables, multimedia, and engaging writing style, will bring the study of physical anthropology to life for today's student. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.


Essentials Of Biological Anthropology

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Author by Clark Spencer Larsen
Genre : Nature
Editor : W. W. Norton
ISBN : 039366743X
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Essentials Of Biological Anthropology

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Author by Pavel Bláha
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Karolinum
ISBN : 8024613387
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 370
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This book deals with interesting contemporary anthropological topics. As the authors are respected experts from Spain, Czech Republic and Belgium, the publication offers a good overview of modern anthropology. In the broad table of contents, we can find topics ranging from man's growth and development to genetics, from human evolution to population genetics or applied anthropology. The chapters are divided into 5 sections: 1. How to define anthropology, 2. Evolution, 3. From growth to aging, 4. Anthropology and society and 5. Applied anthropology. The publications is complemented with numerous charts, graphs and illustrations.


Essentials Of Physical Anthropology

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Author by Robert Jurmain
Genre : Social Science
Editor : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : 0840033214
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File Pages : 427
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Representing this text's focus on human evolution and biology and its aim to help you gain a better understanding of human origins and our place in the biological world, the illustration on the front cover features hyperrealistic constructions of several hominin species, created by Elisabeth Daynes. The key below identifies each by name, approximate date, and the location where the original skull was found.


Essentials Of Physical Anthropology

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Author by Robert Jurmain
Genre : Physical anthropology
Editor : Wadsworth Publishing Company
ISBN : 0314045937
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File Pages : 365
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This text is the essentials version of Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 6E (West 1994). It provides a briefer, more basic introduction to human evolution and other topics. The latest research and material on evolution, disease, the scientific approach, and critical thinking has been added to this edition.


Selected Material From Essentials Of Physical Anthropology Third Edition

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Genre : Physical anthropology
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ISBN : UOM:39015027476780
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File Pages : 322
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Exploring Biological Anthropology

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Author by Craig Britton Stanford
Genre : Nature
Editor : Prentice Hall
ISBN : 0205907334
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 464
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Fron foundation to innovation: discover the best of biological anthropology. Over the past 40 years, the study of biological anthropology has rapidly evolved from focusing on just physical anthropology to including the study of the fossil record and the human skeleton, genetics of individuals and populations, our primate relatives, human adaptation, and human behavior. The 3rd edition of Exploring Biological Anthropology combines the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of the foundations of the field with modern innovations and discoveries. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - The new MyAnthroLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - This text provides students with the best possible art, photos, and mapsfor every topic covered in the book, helping them gain a better understanding of key material. Engage Students - "Insights and Advances" boxes and "Innovations" features help students develop an appreciation for the excitement of discovery. Support Instructors - MyAnthroLab, an author-reviewed Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank, PowerPoint Presentation Slides, and Pearson Custom course material are available to be packaged with this text. Additionally, we offer package options for the lab portion of your course with Method & Practice in Biological Anthropology: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Courses, or Atlas of Anthropology. Note: MyAnthroLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyAnthroLab, please visit: www.myanthrolab.com.


Essentials Of Physical Anthropology

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Author by Clark Spencer Larsen
Genre : Social Science
Editor : W. W. Norton
ISBN : 0393938662
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 375
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The big picture of physical anthropology.


Explorations

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Author by Beth Shook
Genre : Biology
Editor :
ISBN : 1931303630
Type Books : PDF & Epub
File Pages : 732
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Welcome to Explorations and biological anthropology! An electronic version of this textbook is available free of charge at the Society for Anthropology in Community Colleges' webpage here: www.explorations.americananthro.org