Biological Anthropology: A Synthetic Approach to Human Evolution

Biological Anthropology: A Synthetic Approach to Human Evolution

by Noel T. Boaz

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780133692082
Publisher: Prentice Hall Professional Technical Reference
Publication date: 06/28/1996
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 595
Product dimensions: 7.96(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents

(NOTE: Each chapter contains a Summary, Critical Thinking Questions, Internet Exercises, and Media Lab.)
1. Introduction.
2. Genetics.
3. Evolution by Natural Selection.
4. Population and Species.
5. Vertebrate Evolution.
6 . Primate Evolution.
7. The Living Primates.
8. Primate Social Behavior.
9. Introduction to the Hominoids.
10. Australopithecines.
11. The Genus Homo.
12. Homo sapiens sapiens.
13. Hominoid and Human Behavior.
14. Human Biology and Variation.
15. The Human Life Cycle.
16. Applied Biological Anthropology.
Appendix 1. The Language of Biological Anthropology: Human Anatomy.
Appendix 2. The Language of Biological Anthropology: Geology.
Appendix 3. The Language of Biological Anthropology: Biology and Taxonomy.
Glossary.
References.
Illustration Credits.
Index.

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