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Anthropology For Dummies

 
 
 
 
Anthropology For Dummies
Author: Cameron M. Smith
ISBN 13: 9780470279663
ISBN 10: 0470279664
Edition: 1
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: 2008-08-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $19.99
 
 

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