Physical Anthropology Books
Books con argomento Physical Anthropology Biologia, scienze della vita
Race Is a Four-letter Word
Brace C. Loring
edizioni Oxford University Press collana Oxford Univ Pr (Paperback), 2005
A tour de force work by a leading scholar, "Race" Is a Four-Letter Word explores the history of the concept of race in America, the reasons why the concept has no biological validity, and the ways in which it grew to become accepted as an idea that virtually everyone regards as self-evident. An ardent and eloquent...
edizioni McGraw-Hill Humanities Social collana McGraw-Hill Humanities Social (Paperback), 2011
Biological Anthropology: Concepts and Connections shows the relevance of anthropological concepts to today's students and encourages critical thinking. Throughout the text and especially in its many “Connections” features, Agustin Fuentes links anthropological concepts and questions to students' lives. One of the top...
The Human Species
Relethford John H.
edizioni McGraw-Hill College collana McGraw-Hill College (Paperback), 2009
This text introduces physical anthropology, the science of human biological evolution and variation. Divided into four parts, it addresses the major questions that concern biological anthropologists--"What are humans?" "Where are our origins?" "How did we evolve, and are we still evolving?" and "What does the future...
Larsen Clark Spencer
edizioni W W Norton & Co Inc collana W W Norton & Co Inc (Paperback), 2008
Larsen (anthropology, Ohio State U.) presents an introductory college textbook emphasizing the theme of understanding science--what it is, how it is done, and how anthropologists learn about the natural world. He explains who humans are as organisms, their evolution over millions of years, and the future of the species....