Anthropology For Dummies

Product Number: EB00056518
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470507698
Publisher: For Dummies
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Description

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

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Series: For Dummies
Original Publish Date: Feb 23, 2009

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