Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections / Edition 2

Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections / Edition 2

by Agustin Fuentes
     
 

Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections shows the relevance of anthropological concepts to today's students and encourages critical thinking. Throughout the text and especially in its many “Connections” features, Agustin Fuentes links anthropological concepts and questions to students’ lives.

One of the top scholars in the field

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Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections shows the relevance of anthropological concepts to today's students and encourages critical thinking. Throughout the text and especially in its many “Connections” features, Agustin Fuentes links anthropological concepts and questions to students’ lives.

One of the top scholars in the field of biological anthropology, Agustin Fuentes’ current research looks at the big questions of why humans do what they do and feel the way they feel. He is committed to an integrated, holistic anthropological approach. Fuentes wrote this text to help answer the “so what” questions and make anthropological knowledge relevant to everyday life.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078117008
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
01/14/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
103,560
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. Introduction to Evolutionary Fact and Theory
Chapter 2. The Basics of Human Biology
Chapter 3. Introduction to Genetics and Genomics
Chapter 4. Modern Evolutionary Theory
Chapter 5. Primate Behavioral Ecology
Chapter 6. Early Primate Evolution
Chapter 7. Early Hominin Evolution
Chapter 8. Plio-Pleistocene Hominins and the Genus Homo
Chapter 9. The Rise of Modern Humans
Chapter 10. Human Biological Diversity in Context
Chapter 11. The Present and Future of Human Evolution

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