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 todayas 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.The concept of pure races is based, in part, on the notion that in the past, races were composed of people who ... By the early twentieth century, the aAryansa had been transformed into a mythical super race of people whose noble traits were embodied in an extremely idealized aNordic type. ... Characteristics such ighly visible, and as skin color are highly visible, and they make it easy to immediately andanbsp;...
|Title||:||Introduction to Physical Anthropology 2011-2012 Edition|
|Author||:||Robert Jurmain, Lynn Kilgore, Wenda Trevathan, Russell Ciochon|
|Publisher||:||Cengage Learning - 2011-02-17|