9780205519262

Biological Anthropology and Prehistory: Exploring Our Human Ancestry

  • ISBN 13:

    9780205519262

  • ISBN 10:

    0205519261

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 11/13/2007
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

Written specifically for courses that cover biological anthropology and archaeology, this superbly illustrated new text offers the most balanced and up-to-date introduction to our human past. Devoting equal time to biological anthropology and prehistory, this text exposes students to themany sides of major controversial issues, involving students in the scientific thought process by allowing them to draw their own conclusions. Amidst discussions of bones and artifacts, the text maintains afocus on people, demonstrating to students how biological anthropology and archaeology apply to their lives today. Featuring the latest research and findings pulled from the original sources, this new text is far and awaythe most up-to-date text available. In addition, thesuperior art programfeatures hundreds of photographs and figures, and the multimedia presentation options include documentary film clips and lecture launcher videos. Pat Rice, a recipient ofAAArs"s Outstanding Teacher Awardandpast-president of the General Anthropology Division of AAA, and Norah Moloney, an experienced professor andactive archaeologist, present the material in a clear, refreshing, and straightforward writing style.

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