Anthropology for Dummies

ISBN-10: 0470279664

ISBN-13: 9780470279663

Edition: 2008

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Anthropology For Dummies covers all of the subfields of anthropology, from forensics and archaeology to linguistics and culture. It also provides an easy-to-understand introduction to the field of anthropology.
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List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/11/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 384
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Cameron M. Smith, Ph.D. (Portland, OR), is an adjunct associate professor at Portland State University's Dept. of Anthropology, an adjunct professor in the Dept. of Anthropology & Sociology at Linfield College, and a popular science writer.

Introduction
What Is Anthropology?
Human Beings and Being Human: An Overview of Anthropology
Looking Into Humanity's Mirror: Anthropology's History
Actually, Four Mirrors: How Anthropology Is Studied
Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
The Wildest Family Reunion: Meet the Primates
My Career Is in Ruins: How Anthropologists Learn about the Past
Bones of Contention: The Fossil Evidence for Early Human Evolution
It's Good to Be Home: Homo sapiens sapiens, Our Biological Species
Hunting, Fishing, Sailing, and Sledding: The Spread of Humanity Worldwide
Old, Old McDonald: The Origins of Farming
The Development of Civilization
Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics
The Spice of Life: Human Culture
From Kalahari to Minneapolis: How Cultural Anthropologists Work
Can We Talk? Communication, Symbols, and Language
Types of Types: Race and Ethnicity
Guess Who's Coming to Dinner? Identity, Family, Kinship, and Gender
Not at the Dinner Table! Religion and Politics
So What? Anthropology, the Modern World, and You
Kiss or Kill? Diversity, Conflict, and Culture
Looming Disasters? From Overpopulation to Space Debris
Eve and the Iceman: The Cutting Edge of Physical Anthropology
Stonehenge and You: Why Archaeology Matters
The Part of Tens
Ten Things to Remember about Anthropology, Whatever Else You Forget
Ten Great Careers for Anthropology Majors
Ten Great Anthropologically Themed Movies and Books
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