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Anthropology: What Does It Mean to Be Human?, Lavenda, Robert H.; Schultz, Emily A.
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Author Name:    Lavenda, Robert H.; Schultz, Emily A.

Title:   Anthropology: What Does It Mean to Be Human?

Binding:   Paperback

Book Condition:   Good

Edition:   2nd Edition

Publisher:    Oxford University Press 2013

ISBN Number:   0195392876 / 9780195392876

Seller ID:   IM200669

0195392876 Second Edition.

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A unique alternative to more traditional, encyclopedic introductory texts, Anthropology: What Does It Mean to Be Human?, Second Edition, takes a question-oriented approach that incorporates cutting-edge theory and new ways of looking at important contemporary issues such as power, human rights, and inequality. With a total of fifteen chapters, this engaging, full-color text is an ideal one-semester overview that delves deep into anthropology without overwhelming students.
New to this Edition:
- New discussions of gender and archaeology, domestication, social organization, nutritional anthropology, and aboriginality, and significantly updated discussions of genetics and race and human origins
- Discussion of economic and political relations now appear in separate chapters
-"Anthropology in Everyday Life" boxes now appear throughout the book to continually show students the applicability of anthropology
-New "In Their Own Words" commentaries throughout
-New module on the components of language.
-In addition to the running glossary, a glossary now appears at the end of the text
-"For Review" sections now appear at the end of each chapter.



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