ISBN-10:
1259442713
ISBN-13:
9781259442711
Pub. Date:
09/18/2015
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McGraw-Hill Education
Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology / Edition 7

Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology / Edition 7

by Conrad Phillip Kottak

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ISBN-13: 9781259442711
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date: 09/18/2015
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 560
Sales rank: 286,136
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

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

CHAPTER 1: What Is Anthropology?
CHAPTER 2: Culture
CHAPTER 3: Doing Anthropology
CHAPTER 4: Evolution, Genetics, and Human Variation
CHAPTER 5: The Primates
CHAPTER 6: Early Hominins
CHAPTER 7: The Genus Homo
CHAPTER 8: The First Farmers
CHAPTER 9: The First Cities and States
CHAPTER 10: Language and Communication
CHAPTER 11: Making a Living
CHAPTER 12: Political Systems
CHAPTER 13: Families, Kinship, and Marriage
CHAPTER 14: Gender
CHAPTER 15: Religion
CHAPTER 16: Ethnicity and Race
CHAPTER 17: Applying Anthropology
CHAPTER 18: The World System and Colonialism
CHAPTER 19: Anthropology's Role in a Globalizing World

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