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50 Great Myths of Human Evolution

Understanding Misconceptions about Our Origins

by John H. Relethford

<p><em>50 Great Myths of Human Evolution</em> uses common misconceptions to explore basic theory and research in human evolution and strengthen critical thinking skills for lay readers and students.</p> <ul> <li>Examines intriguing—yet widely ...

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A Companion to Anthropological Genetics

by Dennis H. O'Rourke

<p><strong>Explore the latest research in anthropological genetics and understand the genome’s role in cultural and social development</strong></p> <p><em>A Companion to Anthropological Genetics</em> illustrates the role of genetic analysis in ...

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A Companion to Dental Anthropology

by Joel D. Irish & G. Richard Scott

<p><em>Companion to Dental Anthropology</em> presents a collection of original readings addressing all aspects and sub-disciplines of the field of dental anthropology—from its origins and evolution through to the latest scientific ...

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A Companion to Forensic Anthropology

by Dennis Dirkmaat

<p><em>A Companion to Forensic Anthropology</em> presents the most comprehensive assessment of the philosophy, goals, and practice of forensic anthropology currently available, with chapters by renowned international scholars and ...

ISBN: 9781118255414

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A Companion to Paleoanthropology

by David R. Begun

<p><em>A Companion to Paleoanthropology</em> presents a compendium of readings from leading scholars in the field that define our current knowledge of the major discoveries and developments in human origins and human evolution, tracing the ...

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A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment

by Frances E. Mascia-Lees

<p><em>A Companion to the Anthropology of the Body and Embodiment</em> offers original essays that examine historical and contemporary approaches to conceptualizations of the body.</p> <ul> <li>In this ground-breaking work on the body and ...

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A Natural History of the Brown Mouse Lemur

by Sylvia Atsalis

<p>This text can be used for any undergraduate or graduate course with a primate behavior or primate ecology component. It can also be used as supplemental reading, for any advanced animal behavior class. There are very few books that address ...

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A Sociobiology Compendium

Aphorisms, Sayings, Asides

by Del Thiessen

<p>The novelist Joseph Conrad expressed a great truth when he said: &quot;The mind of man is capable of anything--because everything is in it, all the past as well as the future,&quot; Our evolutionary history of noble acts and foul deeds, ...

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Advances in Forensic Taphonomy: Method, Theory, and Archaeological Perspectives

by Haglund, William D.

The taphonomic approach within paleontology, archaeology, and paleoanthropology continues to produce advances in understanding postmortem biochemical and morphological transformations. Conversely, advances in understanding the early and ...

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Age Estimation in the Living

The Practitioner's Guide

by Sue Black, Anil Aggrawal & Jason Payne-James

<p>This book summarizes and explains the main approaches to age estimation in the living, defining when a parameter may be of use and raising awareness of its limitations. This text ensures that practitioners recognize when an assessment is ...

ISBN: 9781119957256

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Animal Ethos

The Morality of Human-Animal Encounters in Experimental Lab Science

by Lesley A. Sharp

<p>What kinds of moral challenges arise from encounters between species in laboratory science? <em>Animal Ethos</em> draws on ethnographic engagement with academic labs in which experimental research involving nonhuman species provokes difficult

ISBN: 9780520971059

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Bioarchaeological Studies of Life in the Age of Agriculture

A View from the Southeast

by Keith P. Jacobi, David C. Weaver, Debra L. Gold & others

<p><strong>Investigations of skeletal remains from key archaeological sites reveal new data and offer insights on prehistoric life and health in the<br /> Southeast.</strong></p> <p>The shift from foraging to farming had important health ...

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Bioarchaeology of the American Southeast

Approaches to Bridging Health and Identity in the Past

by Matthew A. Williamson, Christopher Young, Ralph Bailey & others

<p><strong>A timely update on the state of bioarchaeological research, offering</strong> <strong>contributions to the archaeology, prehistory, and history of the southeastern United States.</strong><br />  <br /> Building on the 1991 ...

ISBN: 9780817391942

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Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton

by M. Anne Katzenberg & Shelley R. Saunders

"This book is virtually required reading for biological anthropologists and will be a useful, up-to-date primer on osteological analyses for a wider audience."<br /> —<i>The Quarterly Review of Biology</i>, March 2009 <p>"… a comprehensive guide

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Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton

by M. Anne Katzenberg & Anne L. Grauer

<p><strong>An Indispensable Resource on Advanced Methods of Analysis of Human Skeletal and Dental Remains in Archaeological and Forensic Contexts</strong></p> <p>Now in its third edition, <em>Biological Anthropology of the Human Skeleton</em> ...

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Bone Histology: An Anthropological Perspective

by Crowder, Christian

<P>A broad understanding of bone and tooth microstructure is necessary for constructing the biological profile of an individual or individuals within a population. <STRONG>Bone Histology: An Anthropological Perspective</STRONG> brings together ...

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Building Bones: Bone Formation and Development in Anthropology

by Christopher J. Percival & Joan T. Richtsmeier

<p>Bone is the tissue most frequently recovered archaeologically and is the material most commonly studied by biological anthropologists, who are interested in how skeletons change shape during growth and across evolutionary time. This volume ...

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Chimpanzees and Human Evolution

by Martin N. Muller

<p>Knowledge of wild chimpanzees has expanded dramatically. This volume, edited by Martin Muller, Richard Wrangham, and David Pilbeam, brings together scientists who are leading a revolution to discover and explain human uniqueness, by studying ...

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Citizenship and the Legitimacy of Governance

Anthropology in the Mediterranean Region

by Italo Pardo & Giuliana B. Prato

<p>Against the background of unease at the increasingly loose and conflictual relationship between citizenship and governance, this book brings together rich, ethnographic studies from EU member states and post-Communist and Middle-Eastern ...

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Classification and Human Evolution

by Sherwood L. Washburn

<p>The names given to the variety of man-like fossils known to scientists should reflect no more than scientific views of the nature of human evolution. However, often in the past these names have also reflected confusion regarding the basic ...

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