ISBN-10:
0072361824
ISBN-13:
9780072361827
Pub. Date:
02/28/2000
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Anthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversity (with Free CD-ROM) / Edition 8

Anthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversity (with Free CD-ROM) / Edition 8

by Conrad Phillip Kottak

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Anthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversity (with Free CD-ROM) / Edition 8

Written by a renowned researcher and teacher,and noted for its scholarship and clarity of writing style,this comprehensive text continues to be one of the most concise,coherent general introductions to anthropology. This eighth edition has been rewritten at the sentence level,incorporating many suggestions from users of previous editions,prepublication reviewers of this edition,and students. It retains its solid coverage of anthropology's core - exposing students to its nature,scope,and its roles as a science and as a humanities field.

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ISBN-13: 9780072361827
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 02/28/2000
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 728
Product dimensions: 7.87(w) x 10.24(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List Of Boxes
Preface
1. What Is Anthropology?
2. In The Field
3. Culture
4. Language And Communication
5. Ethnicity
6. Race
7. Evolution and Genetics
8. The Primates
9. Early Hominids
10. Modern Humans
11. The First Farmers
12. Making a Living
13. Kinship And Descent
14. Political Systems
15. Marriage
16. Gender
17. Religion
18. The Arts
19. The Modern World System
20. Colonialism And Development
21. Cultural Exchange And Survival
22. Applied Anthropology
Appendix: American Popular Culture
Bibliography
Glossary
Acknowledgments
Indexes
Author Index
Subject Index

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