The Essence of Anthropology, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

The Essence of Anthropology, 2nd Edition / Edition 2

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by William A. Haviland, Harald E. L. Prins, Dana Walrath, Bunny McBride
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495599816

ISBN-13: 9780495599814

Pub. Date: 02/24/2009

Publisher: Cengage Learning

THE ESSENCE OF ANTHROPOLOGY presents anthropology from an integrated, holistic perspective using three unifying themes as a framework: culture as a systemic adaptation to various internal and external factors, including the environment, biocultural connections between human culture and biology that shape the varied ways humans meet the challenges of survival,

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THE ESSENCE OF ANTHROPOLOGY presents anthropology from an integrated, holistic perspective using three unifying themes as a framework: culture as a systemic adaptation to various internal and external factors, including the environment, biocultural connections between human culture and biology that shape the varied ways humans meet the challenges of survival, and the disparate impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495599814
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/24/2009
Series:
Available Titles CengageNOW Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Essence of Anthropology. 2. Biology and Evolution. 3. Living Primates. 4. Human Evolution. 5. The Neolithic Revolution: The Domestication of Plants and Animals. 6. The Emergence of Cities and States. 7. Modern Human Diversity: Race and Racism. 8. The Characteristics of Culture. 9. Language and Communication. 10. Social Identity, Personality, and Gender. 11. Subsistence and Exchange. 12. Sex, Marriage, and Family. 13. Kinship and Other Methods of Grouping. 14. Politics, Power, and Violence. 15. Spirituality, Religion, and the Supernatural. 16. Global Changes and the Role of Anthropology.

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