The Human Species: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology / Edition 9

The Human Species: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology / Edition 9

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by John Relethford
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0078034981

ISBN-13: 9780078034985

Pub. Date: 05/04/2012

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

In its ninth edition, The Human Species continues to provide a comprehensive approach to biological anthropology, especially the relationship between biology and culture, behavior in an evolutionary context, and humans as a species within the primate order. With its lively narrative and emphasis on the most current topics and findings in the field, The Human

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In its ninth edition, The Human Species continues to provide a comprehensive approach to biological anthropology, especially the relationship between biology and culture, behavior in an evolutionary context, and humans as a species within the primate order. With its lively narrative and emphasis on the most current topics and findings in the field, The Human Species explores the major questions that concern biological anthropologists about our species.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780078034985
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
05/04/2012
Edition description:
Net
Pages:
512
Sales rank:
530,798
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.80(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface
Part I Evolutionary Background

1 Biological Anthropology and Evolution

2 Human Genetics

3 Microevolution

4 The Evolution and Classification of Species
Part II Our Place in Nature

5 The Primates

6 Primate Behavior and Ecology

7 The Human Species
Part III Our Origins

8 Paleoanthropology

9 Primate Origins and Evolution

10 The Beginnings of Human Evolution

11 The Origin of the Genus Homo

12 The Evolution of Archaic Humans

13 The Origin of Modern Humans
Part IV Our Diversity

14 The Study of Human Variation

15 Recent Microevolution of Human Populations

16 Human Adaptation

17 The Biological Impact of Agriculture and Civilization

Epilogue The Future of Our Species

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