Introducing Anthropology: An Integrated Approach

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August 16, 2013


Mixed media product, 432 pages


0078035066 / 9780078035067


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Introducing Anthropology: An Integrated Approach is a concise text for the introductory-level, general anthropology course. The student-friendly format presents a unique holistic approach to anthropology, examining the biocultural nature, evolution, and behavior of the human species. Park's engaging narrative and thoughtful level of detail makes anthropology both interesting and accessible for students.

Table of contents

PART ONE Anthropology: The Biocultural Study of the Human Species Chapter 1 DOING ANTHROPOLOGY: Defining the Discipline Chapter 2 HOW ANTHROPOLOGY WORKS: Methods of Inquiry Chapter 3 THEMES OF ANTHROPOLOGY: Evolution Chapter 4 THEMES OF ANTHROPOLOGY: Culture PART TWO The Identity and Nature of Our Species Chapter 5 OUR PLACE IN NATURE: Humans as Primates Chapter 6 EVOLUTION: The Large-Brained Primate Chapter 7 REPRODUCTION: The Sexual Primate Chapter 8 HUMAN VARIATION: Biological Diversity and Race PART THREE Adapting to Our Worlds Chapter 9 FOOD: Getting It, Growing It, Eating It, and Passing It Around Chapter 10 THE NATURE OF THE GROUP: Arranging Our Families and Organizing Our People Chapter 11 COMMUNICATION: Sharing What We Need to Know Chapter 12 MAINTENANCE OF ORDER: Making the Worldview Real Chapter 13 CULTURE CHANGE: Theories and Processes Chapter 14 THE EVOLUTION OF OUR BEHAVIOR: Putting It All Together Chapter 15 ANTHROPOLOGY IN TODAY'S WORLD: Problems and Contributions Glossary Bibliography Credits Index

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