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The big picture of physical anthropology.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2015-09-17
File: 375 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393938662

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Best-selling ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition, presents a concise and authoritative introduction to physical anthropology with the goal of helping students understand why it is important to know about human evolution by showing how humans are biologically connected to all other life. These biological connections link our species with our ancient ancestors, our contemporary primate cousins, and show how closely modern human populations are related to each other. The text has been reframed to emphasize this theme of biological connections as well as the connections between chapters in the material presented. This new framework will better help students grasp the big picture of human evolution and better navigate the material. Supported by new chapter opening Learning Objectives, new visual diagrams (see Chapter One)and other summation pedagogy such as What's Important boxes that put key chapter concepts into perspective for students, this text continues to help students master basic biological principles of physical anthropology and so be able to better understand human origins and our place in the biological world. Altogether, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition integrates coverage of the latest finds with relevant technologies to be the most up-to-date text available. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Robert Jurmain
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012-02-21
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781133710936

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The most relevant, interactive, and up-to-date learning experience

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Genre: Nature
Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2018-09-14
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 039366743X

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Chapter-by-chapter resources for the student, including learning objective outlines, fill-in-the-blank chapter outlines, key terms, and extensive opportunities for self-quizzing.

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Genre: Physical anthropology
Author: Denise Cucurny
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 1999-07-01
File: 354 Pages
ISBN-13: 0534514456

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Discover the best of biological anthropology: From its earliest foundations to its most current innovations. Over the past 40 years, the study of biological anthropology has rapidly evolved from focusing on just physical anthropology to including the study of the fossil record and the human skeleton, genetics of individuals and populations, our primate relatives, human adaptation, and human behavior. The 3rd edition of Exploring Biological Anthropology combines the most up-to-date, comprehensive coverage of the foundations of the field with modern innovations and discoveries. A better teaching and learning experience This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience--for you and your students. Here's how: Personalize Learning - The new MyAnthroLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking - This text provides students with the best possible art, photos, and mapsfor every topic covered in the book, helping them gain a better understanding of key material. Engage Students - "Insights and Advances" boxes and "Innovations" features help students develop an appreciation for the excitement of discovery. Support Instructors - MyAnthroLab, an author-reviewed Instructor's Manual, Electronic "MyTest" Test Bank, PowerPoint Presentation Slides, and Pearson Custom course material are available. Additionally, we offer package options for the lab portion of your course with Method & Practice in Biological Anthropology: A Workbook and Laboratory Manual for Introductory Courses, or Atlas of Anthropology. Note: MyAnthroLab does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MyAnthroLab, please visit: www.myanthrolab.com.

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Genre: Nature
Author: Craig Britton Stanford
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Release: 2012-07
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 0205907725

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Concise, well-balanced, and comprehensive, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Eighth Edition introduces you to physical anthropology with the goal of helping you understand the big picture of human evolution. Supported by vibrant visuals that include abundant illustrations, photographs, and photo-enhanced maps, the text focuses on human evolution and biology to help you master basic biological principles of physical anthropology so you’ll be able to better understand human origins and our place in the biological world. Offering balanced coverage of the topic areas you’ll cover in class (heredity and evolution, primates, hominid evolution, and contemporary human evolution) this edition emphasizes the chronology of fossil finds instead of just describing the fossils and the sites where they were found. The authors also interpret each fossil within the framework of the story of human evolution. New features like Why It Matters further emphasize the fossils’ evolutionary significance, and often even propose the relevance of chapter materials to our everyday lives. The seventh edition provides thorough coverage of cutting-edge advances in molecular biology and expanded coverage of population biology and human variation. It also includes powerful learning tools, including a robust text website. Altogether, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Seventh Edition, integrates up-to-date coverage of the latest finds and relevant technologies in a format and writing style designed to help all students master the material. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Robert Jurmain
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2010-03-11
File: 448 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780840032591

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This book deals with interesting contemporary anthropological topics. As the authors are respected experts from Spain, Czech Republic and Belgium, the publication offers a good overview of modern anthropology. In the broad table of contents, we can find topics ranging from man's growth and development to genetics, from human evolution to population genetics or applied anthropology. The chapters are divided into 5 sections: 1. How to define anthropology, 2. Evolution, 3. From growth to aging, 4. Anthropology and society and 5. Applied anthropology. The publications is complemented with numerous charts, graphs and illustrations.

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Genre: Social Science
Author: Pavel Bláha
Publisher: Karolinum
Release: 2007
File: 370 Pages
ISBN-13: 8024613387

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With an unparalleled art program, Our Origins is an accessible, up-to-date text that focuses on anthropology's big questions and the scientific process.

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Genre: Physical anthropology
Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2017
File: 162 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393284905

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A vividly illustrated, flexible, and topically balanced manual with a critical-thinking approach all at an unbeatable value."

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Genre: Social Science
Author: K. Elizabeth Soluri
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Release: 2015-07-01
File: 450 Pages
ISBN-13: 0393912914

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