Anthropology / Edition 13

Anthropology / Edition 13

by Carol R. Ember, Melvin R. Ember, Peter N. Peregrine
     
 

Anthropology, provides its readers with a comprehensive and scientific introduction to the four fields of anthropology. It helps them understand humans in all their variety, and why such variety exists. This new thirteenth edition places an increased emphasis on immigration, migration and globalization. It also showcases how anthropological skill sets can be

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Anthropology, provides its readers with a comprehensive and scientific introduction to the four fields of anthropology. It helps them understand humans in all their variety, and why such variety exists. This new thirteenth edition places an increased emphasis on immigration, migration and globalization. It also showcases how anthropological skill sets can be applied beyond academia.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205738823
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
02/17/2010
Series:
MyAnthroLab Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
656
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.80(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Introduction to Anthropology
1What Is Anthropology?1
Pt. 2Human Evolution: Biological and Cultural
2Evolution13
3The Living Primates27
4Primate Evolution: From Early Primates to Hominoids47
5Early Hominids and Their Cultures61
6The Emergence of Homo sapiens and Their Cultures82
7Human Variation103
8Origins of Food Production and Settled Life122
9Origins of Cities and States144
Pt. 3Cultural Variation
10The Concept of Culture157
11Schools of Thought in Cultural Anthropology173
12Explanation and Evidence190
13Language and Culture203
14Food-Getting228
15Economic Systems245
16Social Stratification272
17Sex and Culture286
18Marriage and the Family307
19Marital Residence and Kinship329
20Associations and Interest Groups352
21Political Life: Social Order and Disorder367
22Psychology and Culture390
23Religion and Magic411
24The Arts431
Pt. 4Culture and Anthropology in the Modern World
25Culture Change446
26Explaining and Solving Social Problems468
Epilogue489
Glossary493
Bibliography505
Photo Acknowledgments545
Index547

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