Classic and Contemporary Readings in Physical Anthropology

ISBN-10: 0495510149

ISBN-13: 9780495510147

Edition: 2009

Authors: Mary K. Sandford

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This new reader edited by Mark K. Sandford presents classic and contemporary articles on key issues dealing with the nature of science, evolution and heredity, primate behavior, human evolution, and modern human variation.
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List price: $47.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 8/22/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Nature of Science
Science: "Truth Without Certainty"
Physical Anthropology: Its Scope and Aims; Its History and Present Status in America
The New Physical Anthropology
Evolution and Heredity
Patterns
The Fossils Say Yes
The Origins of Form
Evolution in Action
A Terrible Scrooge
Reading the Book of Jim
Primates
The Social Life of Baboons
Leading Ladies
Dance of the Sexes
Learning from the Chimpanzees: A Message Humans Can Understand
Why Are Some Animals So Smart?
Human Evolution
The Antiquity of Human Walking
Lucy's Baby
New Fossils Challenge Line of Descent in Human Family Tree
The Dawn of Stone Age Genomics
Beyond Stones and Bones
Modern Human Variation
Lactose and Lactase
How Africa Learned to Love the Cow
Skin Deep
Ancient DNA Reveals Neanderthals with Red Hair, Fair Complexions
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