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Human Evolution and Culture: Highlights of Anthropology, 8th edition

  • Carol R. Ember
  • Melvin R. Ember
  • Peter N. Peregrine

Published by Pearson (June 5th 2015) - Copyright © 2015

8th edition

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Overview

REVEL™ for Human Evolution and Culture: Highlights of Anthropology introduces readers to the four fields of anthropology, helping them to understand humans in all their variety. Students will gain a deeper understanding of anthropology, the biological and cultural evolution of humans, cultural variation, and how anthropology can be applied beyond academia. REVEL for Human Evolution and Culture includes expanded focus on environmental issues.

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Table of contents

1. What Is Anthropology?
2. Research Methods in Anthropology
3. Genetics and Evolution
4. Human Variation and Adaptation
5. Primates
6. The First Hominins and the Emergence of Homo
7. The Emergence of Homo sapiens and the Upper Paleolithic World
8. Food Production and the Rise of States
9. Culture and Culture Change
10. Communication and Language
11. Economics
12. Social Stratification: Class, Ethnicity, and Racism
13. Sex and Gender
14. Marriage, Family, and Kinship
15. Political Life
16. Religion and Magic
17. The Arts
18. Global Problems
19. Practicing and Applying Anthropology

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