Introduction to Physical Anthropology 2011-2012 Edition

Author: Robert Jurmain,Lynn Kilgore,Wenda Trevathan,Russell Ciochon

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111297932

Category: Social Science

Page: 624

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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2011-2012 continues to present the most up-to-date and balanced, comprehensive introduction to the field, combining an engaging writing style and compelling visual content to bring the study of physical anthropology to life for today’s students. With a focus on the big picture of human evolution, the text helps students master the basic principles of the subject and arrive at an understanding of the human species and its place in the biological world. This book continues to keep pace with changes in the field by including thorough coverage of cutting-edge advances in molecular biology and genomics, primatology, key fossil discoveries, and modern human biology. A new Conclusion: Why it Matters, drives home the importance of understanding human evolution and the incredible impact our species has had, and will continue to have, on the environment and all life forms on this planet. 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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Introduction to Physical Anthropology

Author: Robert Jurmain,Lynn Kilgore,Wenda Trevathan,Russell L. Ciochon,Eric Bartelink

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337099821

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, presents the most up-to-date, balanced, and comprehensive introduction to the field, combining an engaging writing style and compelling visual content to bring the study of physical anthropology to life for today's students. With a focus on the big picture of human evolution, the 15th Edition helps students master the basic principles of the subject and arrive at an understanding of the human species and its place in the biological world. It continues to keep pace with changes in the field, with new material on genetic technology and other topics reflecting recent scientific findings, including recent fossil discoveries as well as ancient DNA research on Neanderthals, Denisovans, and modern humans. 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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Student Solutions Manual for Neal/Gustafson/Hughes' Precalculus

Author: Jurmain, Robert

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285687116

Category: Social Science

Page: 300

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Study more effectively and improve your performance at exam time with this comprehensive guide. Written to work hand-in hand with INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, 13th Edition, this user-friendly guide includes a wide variety of learning tools to help you master the key concepts of the course. 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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Introduction to Physical Anthropology, 2013-2014 Edition

Author: Robert Jurmain,Lynn Kilgore,Wenda Trevathan,Russell L. Ciochon

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285607058

Category: Social Science

Page: 576

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INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY 2013-2014 Edition continues to present the most up-to-date, balanced, and comprehensive introduction to the field, combining an engaging writing style and compelling visual content to bring the study of physical anthropology to life for today's students. With a focus on the big picture of human evolution, the book helps readers master the basic principles of the subject and arrive at an understanding of the human species and its place in the biological world. This book continues to keep pace with changes in the field, with new material on genetic technology and other topics reflecting recent scientific findings. In this edition, the unifying concept of our connection to all life has been integrated as a framework for presenting the material throughout the text. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. 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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Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Humans: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology

Author: Barry Lewis,Robert Jurmain,Lynn Kilgore

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285401190

Category: Social Science

Page: 512

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UNDERSTANDING HUMANS: INTRODUCTION TO PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY AND ARCHAEOLOGY shows students how anthropologists and archaeologists go about their work as they study human evolution, living nonhuman primates, human adaptation and variation, the origin and dispersal of modern humans, food production, the first civilizations of the Old and New Worlds, and so much more. Using a biocultural approach, the text balances the presentation of physical anthropology with archaeology and concludes with a new chapter that ties together the material on human biological and cultural adaptation by focusing on lessons learned from our species evolution such as the impact of humans on the environment. Students will also benefit from the new chapter opening learning objectives, At a Glance sections that summarize key concepts, and end-of-chapter Critical Thinking Questions that help students better understand the material and study more effectively for exams. 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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The Anthropology of Language: An Introduction to Linguistic Anthropology

Author: Harriet Joseph Ottenheimer

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 111182875X

Category: Social Science

Page: 416

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Ottenheimer's authoritative yet approachable introduction to the field's methodology, skills, techniques, tools, and applications emphasizes the kinds of questions that anthropologists ask about language and the kinds of questions that intrigue students. The text brings together the key areas of linguistic anthropology, addressing issues of power, race, gender, and class throughout. Further stressing the everyday relevance of the text material, Ottenheimer includes In the Field vignettes that draw you in to the chapter material via stories culled from her own and others' experiences, as well as Doing Linguistic Anthropology and Cross-Language Miscommunication features that describe real-life applications of text concepts. A revised companion workbook/reader and robust Anthropology CourseMate website make a complete integrated package for your course. 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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A Concise Introduction to Linguistics

Author: Bruce M. Rowe,Diane P. Levine

Publisher: Pearson Educacion

ISBN: 9780205075348

Category: Linguistics

Page: 420

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Key Benefit: Well-balanced overview of the field of introductory linguistics pays special attention to linguistic anthropology. Key Topics: Introductory linguistics with attention to linguistic anthropology takes a problem-centered approach.Market: Students of Linguistic Anthropology or Language and Culture offered in Anthropology Departments. Also appropriate for introductory linguistics courses offered as a liberal arts or humanities elective.
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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution

Understanding Misconceptions about Our Origins

Author: John H. Relethford

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470673923

Category: Science

Page: 304

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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution uses common misconceptions to explore basic theory and research in human evolution and strengthen critical thinking skills for lay readers and students. Examines intriguing—yet widely misunderstood—topics, from general ideas about evolution and human origins to the evolution of modern humans and recent trends in the field Describes what fossils, archaeology, and genetics can tell us about human origins Demonstrates the ways in which science adapts and changes over time to incorporate new evidence and better explanations Includes myths such as “Humans lived at the same time as dinosaurs;” “Lucy was so small because she was a child;” “Our ancestors have always made fire;” and “There is a strong relationship between brain size and intelligence” Comprised of stand-alone essays that are perfect for casual reading, as well as footnotes and references that allow readers to delve more deeply into topics
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The Anthropology Graduate's Guide

From Student to a Career

Author: Carol J Ellick,Joe E Watkins

Publisher: Left Coast Press

ISBN: 1598745697

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 268

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A practical guide for graduating anthropology students on how to present their anthropological knowledge, skills, and abilities to employers to begin a career.
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