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Smith, Cameron M.

Anthropology For Dummies

Smith, Cameron M. - Anthropology For Dummies, ebook

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Covers the latest competing theories in the field

Get a handle on the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology

When did the first civilizations arise? How many human languages exist? The answers are found in anthropology - and this friendly guide explains its concepts in clear detail. You'll see how anthropology developed as a science, what it tells us about our ancestors, and how it can help with some of the hot-button issues our world is facing today.

Discover:

  • How anthropologists learn about the past

  • Humanity's earliest activities, from migration to civilization

  • Why our language differs from other animal communication

  • How to find a career in anthropology

Keywords: Archaeology, Folk Lore, Ethnography, Ethnography, Ethnographer, Culture, Society, Material Culture, Ancient, Civilization, Civilisation, Forensics, Forensic Anthropology, Anthropologists, Science, Humanities, Humans, Evolution, Study, College, Introduction, Linguistics

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Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
360 pages
Category
Geography, Travel
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9780470507698
Printed ISBN
9780470279663

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