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The Essence of Anthropology

Price: 58.99 USD

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Author Name: Haviland, William A.

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Edition 3

Publisher USA WADSWORTH INC FULFILLMENT 2012

ISBN Number 1111833443 / 9781111833442

Seller ID 131781

THE ESSENCE OF ANTHROPOLOGY features an experienced and diverse author team with expertise in all subfields of anthropology. With an eye to visual and written clarity, the authors present anthropology from an integrated, holistic perspective. They use three unifying themes as a framework to tie the book together and keep students focused: systemic adaptation to emphasize that every culture, past and present, is an integrated and dynamic system of adaptation; biocultural connections that highlight the integration of human culture and biology in the steps humans take to meet the challenges of survival; and the emergence of globalization and its disparate impact on peoples and cultures around the world. Within each chapter, pedagogical elements hone in on particularly interesting examples that give students deeper insight into the meaning and relevance of a wide range of topics covered in the general narrative, and insightful questions foster critical thinking about main themes. In further support of learning, the book's design facilitates students' ability to understand anthropology's key concepts and their great relevance to today's complex world.

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The Essence of Anthropology, 3rd Edition, William A. Haviland (Author), Harald E. L. Prins  (Author), Dana Walrath  (Author), Bunny McBride (Author)
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