New to the tenth edition is expanded treatment of archaeology, with chapters on archaeology, paleoanthropology, the australopithecines, and the Upper Paleolithic. There are also new sections on cultural resource management, forensic anthropology, medical anthropology, race and ethnicity, and global social problems. The main sections of the book are devoted to human evolution, modern humans, cultural variation, and applications. The text includes Internet exercises and Web-based resources for each chapter. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
A text/CD-ROM package, covering human biological and cultural evolution, cultural variation, and culture and anthropology in the modern world. Pedagogical features include chapter summaries, key terms, a glossary, and critical thinking questions, plus boxes on current issues, new perspectives on gender, and research frontiers. This edition offers Internet exercises, applied anthropology boxes, and a CD-ROM with tutorials, quizes and tests, and links to Web sites. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.