Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology / Edition 3

Our Origins: Discovering Physical Anthropology / Edition 3

by Clark Spencer Larsen
     
 

Gives students the tools they need to see the Big Picture.
The Third Edition of this best-selling text now includes an update to the evolutionary primate taxonomy and even more tools to help students grasp the major concepts in physical anthropology—including new, photorealistic art.
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Overview

Gives students the tools they need to see the Big Picture.
The Third Edition of this best-selling text now includes an update to the evolutionary primate taxonomy and even more tools to help students grasp the major concepts in physical anthropology—including new, photorealistic art.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780393921434
Publisher:
Norton, W. W. & Company, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2014
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
576
Sales rank:
47,430
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.80(d)

Meet the Author

Clark Spencer Larsen heads the Department of Anthropology at The Ohio State University, Columbus. A native of Nebraska, he received his B.A. from Kansas State University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Clark’s research is in bioarcheology, skeletal biology, and paleoanthropology. He has worked in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Northern Illinois University, Purdue University, and the University of North Carolina. Since 2001, he has been a member of the faculty at Ohio State, where he is a Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He teaches introductory physical anthropology, osteology, bioarcheology, and paleoanthropology. Clark has served as president of the American Associations of Physical Anthropologists and as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. In addition to Our Origins, he has authored or edited 25 books and monographs, including Bioarcheology: Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton, Skeletons in Our Closet, Advances in Dental Anthropology, and A Companion to Biological Anthropology.

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