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Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

  • Author: Robert Jurmain,Lynn Kilgore,Wenda Trevathan
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 111183816X
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 448
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Concise, well-balanced, and comprehensive, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition introduces you to physical anthropology with the goal of helping you understand why it is important to know about human evolution. With a new framework that emphasizes ’connections’, the reader is shown how humans are biologically connected to all other life, including our distant ancestors and our contemporary primate cousins, as well as how closely modern human populations are related to each other. Supported by new chapter-opening visual diagrams, a completely new art and map program, outstanding visual photographs and Photo Essays, as well as 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 fossil 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.

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Discovering Our Origins

  • Author: Clark Spencer Larsen
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton
  • ISBN: 9780393938661
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 375
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The big picture of physical anthropology.

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

  • Author: Robert Jurmain,Lynn Kilgore,Wenda Trevathan
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • ISBN: 0840032595
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 448
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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.

Selected material from Essentials of physical anthropology, third edition

Selected material from Essentials of physical anthropology, third edition

  • Author: Robert Jurmain
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780534554934
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 322
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Essentials of Physical Anthropology, Discovering Our Origins

Essentials of Physical Anthropology, Discovering Our Origins

Anthropology, Anthropology

  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • ISBN: 1467217921
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 646
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essentials of Physical Anthropology, Discovering Our Origins. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

  • Author: Clark Larsen
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780393277494
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The big picture of physical anthropology.

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

  • Author: Robert Jurmain,Lynn Kilgore,Wenda Trevathan
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • ISBN: 9781111838157
  • Category: Physical anthropology
  • Page: 448
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Best-selling PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, 9E, International 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, PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY: THE ESSENTIALS, 9E, International Edition integrates coverage of the latest finds with relevant technologies to be the most up-to-date text available.

Basiswissen Archäologie

Basiswissen Archäologie

Theorien, Methoden, Praxis

  • Author: Colin Renfrew,Paul G. Bahn
  • Publisher: Philipp Von Zabern Verlag Gmbh
  • ISBN: 9783805339483
  • Category: History
  • Page: 304
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Mit mehr als 150.000 verkauften Exemplaren gilt der Band Archaeology: Theories, Methods and Practice im englischsprachigen Raum bereits jetzt als Standardwerk im Fach Archaologie. Diese jetzt erstmals auf Deutsch vorliegende sorgfaltig uberarbeitete und zum Teil vollig neu geschriebene Fassung ist eine ausserst gut lesbare Einfuhrung fur alle, die sich fur Archaologie interessieren und eine kompakte Darstellung der Methoden und Praxis archaologischer Arbeit suchen. Beruhmte Archaologen und Ausgrabungsstatten passieren Revue. Inhaltlich ist das Buch auf der Hohe der Forschung, auch die neuesten technischen Methoden und Technologien werden behandelt. (Philipp von Zabern 2009)

Essentials of Biological Anthropology

Essentials of Biological Anthropology

  • Author: Noel Thomas Boaz,Alan J. Almquist
  • Publisher: Pearson College Division
  • ISBN: 9780130807939
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 393
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Strongly evolutionary in perspective in the belief that evolution is the only unifying theory that can clearly explain the existing array of biological and cultural data.Readers learn the basics of anthropological theory and human genetics before covering the topics of vertebrate evolution, primate evolution and social behavior, human evolution and behavior, and human variation and adaptation.

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

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  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9781285157382
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Essentials of Physical Anthropology

Essentials of Physical Anthropology

  • Author: CTI Reviews
  • Publisher: Cram101 Textbook Reviews
  • ISBN: 1619063964
  • Category: Education
  • Page: 72
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Essentials of Physical Anthropology. In this book, you will learn topics such as as those in your book plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Introduction to Physical Anthropology

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.