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Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology,9780078035081

Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology

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Edition: 6th
Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 9/10/2013
Publisher(s): McGraw-Hill Education
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Summary

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to general anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. While maintaining its connection with students through relevant examples, the combination of brevity, readability, and trusted content makes Window on Humanity a perfect match for anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: What Is Anthropology?

CHAPTER 2: Culture

CHAPTER 3: Doing Anthropology

CHAPTER 4: Evolution, Genetics, and Human Variation

CHAPTER 5: The Primates

CHAPTER 6: Early Hominins

CHAPTER 7: The Genus Homo

CHAPTER 8: The First Farmers

CHAPTER 9: The First Cities and States

CHAPTER 10: Language and Communication

CHAPTER 11: Making a Living

CHAPTER 12: Political Systems

CHAPTER 13: Families, Kinship, and Marriage

CHAPTER 14: Gender

CHAPTER 15: Religion

CHAPTER 16: Ethnicity and Race

CHAPTER 17: Applying Anthropology

CHAPTER 18: The World System and Colonialism

CHAPTER 19: Anthropology's Role in a Globalizing World

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