This concise introduction to anthropology discusses the core areas of the discipline within a unique, integrated biocultural framework.
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The holistic approach in this text uniquely focuses on the integration of the biocultural nature, evolution, and behavior of the human species. Cultural anthropology, biological anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics'the subfields of anthropology'are described in Chapter 1, but subsequently the methods and contributions of each are interwoven throughout the text.
Well-paced explanations, an inviting tone, a narrative approach, and an effective level of detail make this text a pleasure for students to read.
Contemporary issues boxes specifically apply the chapter topics to commonly asked questions about the modern world, with examples focusing on American culture.
Abundant pedagogical aids including chapter summaries, a running glossary and suggested readings.
The text's visual appeal enhances its readability. Detailed, colorful charts and drawings, as well as full color photographs, increase students' understanding of the text.
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