Method and Practice in Biological Anthropology: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Courses / Edition 1

Method and Practice in Biological Anthropology: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Courses / Edition 1

by Samantha M. Hens
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132250063

ISBN-13: 9780132250061

Pub. Date: 08/07/2007

Publisher: Pearson

This workbook and laboratory manual has been designed to complement a wide variety of introductory level laboratory courses in biological anthropology. It provides optimum flexibility to suit most laboratory environments.

It is organized into four sections, to reflect the organization of the typical introductory biological anthropology course: genetics and

Overview

This workbook and laboratory manual has been designed to complement a wide variety of introductory level laboratory courses in biological anthropology. It provides optimum flexibility to suit most laboratory environments.

It is organized into four sections, to reflect the organization of the typical introductory biological anthropology course: genetics and evolution, the human skeleton, non human primates, and our fossil ancestors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132250061
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
08/07/2007
Edition description:
Workbook
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
8.60(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Part 1: Genetics and Evolution

  1. The Scientific Method
  2. Cell Biology and DNA
  3. Principles of Inheritance
  4. Human Variation
  5. Hardy-Weinberg: Genetics of Populations

Part 2: The Human Skeleton

  1. Introduction to the Human Skeleton
  2. The Appendicular Skeleton
  3. The Axial Skeleton
  4. Human Variation and Forensic Anthropology

Part 3: The Non-Human Primates

  1. Primate Classification
  2. Comparative Primate Anatomy
  3. Primate Behavior

Part 4: Human Ancestors

  1. The Bipedal Adaptation and Our Earliest Ancestors
  2. The Rise of the Genus Homo
  3. Later Homo and Modern Human Origins

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