ISBN-10:
0070361827
ISBN-13:
9780070361829
Pub. Date:
01/28/1997
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Anthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversity / Edition 7

Anthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversity / Edition 7

by Conrad Phillip Kottak

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ISBN-13: 9780070361829
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date: 01/28/1997
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 545

About the Author

Conrad Phillip Kottak (A.B. Columbia, 1963; Ph.D. Columbia, 1966) is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since 1968. In 1991 he was honored for his teaching by the University and the state of Michigan. In 1992 he received an excellence in teaching award from the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts of the University of Michigan. Professor Kottak has done fieldwork in cultural anthropology in Brazil (since 1962), Madagascar (since 1966), and the United States. In current research projects, Kottak and his colleagues have investigated the emergence of ecological awareness in Brazil, the social context of deforestation in Madagascar, and popular participation in economic development planning in northeastern Brazil.

Table of Contents

Brief Table of Contents

Part I Introduction to Anthropology

1 What Is Anthropology?

2 Culture

3 Applying Anthropology
Part II Physical Anthropology and Archaeology

4 Studying the Past

5 Evolution and Genetics

6 Human Variation and Adaptation

7 The Primates

8 Early Hominids

9 The Genus Homo

10 The First Farmers

11 The First Cities and States
Part III Exploring Cultural Diversity

12 Theory and Methods in Cultural Anthropology

13 Language and Communication

14 Ethnicity and Race

15 Making a Living

16 Political Systems

17 Gender

18 Families, Kinship, and Descent

19 Marriage

20 Religion

21 Arts, Media, and Sports
Part IV The Changing World

22 The World System and Colonialism

23 Global Issues Today

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