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This text provides students with a comprehensive and scientific introduction to the four fields of anthropology. The book helps students understand humans in all their variety and why such variety exists. The twelfth edition places an increased emphasis on immigration, migration and globalization. Contents: Part I: Introduction 1. What Is Anthropology? 2. How We Discover the Past Part II: Human Evolution: Biological and Cultural 3. Genetics and Evolution 4. The Living Primates 5. Primate Evolution: From Early Primates to Hominoids 6. The First Hominids 7. The Origins of Culture and the Emergence of Homo Part III: Modern Humans 8. The Emergence of Homo Sapiens 9. The Upper Paleolithic World 10. Origins of Food Production and Settled Life 11. Origins of Cities and States 12. Human Variation and Adaptation Part IV: Cultural Variation 13. The Concept of Culture 14. Theoretical Approaches in Cultural Anthropology 15. Explanation and Evidence 16. Communication and Language 17. Getting Food 18. Economic Systems 19. Social Stratification: Class, Ethnicity, and Racism 20. Sex, Gender, and Culture 21. Marriage and the Family 22. Marital Residence and Kinship 23. Associations and Interest Groups 24. Political Life: Social Order and Disorder 25. Psychology and Culture 26. Religion and Magic 27. The Arts 28. Culture Change and Globalization Part V: Using Anthropology 29. Applied and Practicing Anthropology 30. Medical Anthropology 31. Global Social Problem Salient Features Separate chapter on the history of theoretical orientations: "Theoretical Approaches in Cultural Anthropology" This book of case studies provides students with engaging, up-to-date examples of anthropologists at work. DK Maps-Dorling Kindersley, a leading publisher of educational maps, has created maps that highlight aspects of human migration and globalization, including maps on such topics as Hominid Origins, The Spread of Agriculture, Western Imperialism, Trading in Human Lives, and Migration in the 19th Century. Printed Pages: 672. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 22656
Verlag: Pearson Education
Auflage: 5th or later edition.
Buchbeschreibung Pearson Education Canada, 2008. Soft cover. Buchzustand: Very Good. 3rd Canadian Edition. The Inside Text May Have Some Small Sections Of Remarks And Highlights Inside. Paperback. Creased Covers And Pages.Large Heavy Books May Need More Payment For Overseas Delivery. Artikel-Nr. 036779