Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
Anthropology is the holistic and scientific study of humanity. Cultural Anthropology focuses on the study of contemporary human cultures, their beliefs, myths, values, practices, technologies, economies and other domains of social and cognitive organization. The detailed descriptions of culture, or ethnography, are based upon a methodology of primary data collection through participant observation with living human populations.
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by Morris Goodman, et al. - American Academy of Arts and Sciences
The evolutionary origins of humans involved molecular-genetic, organismal-phenotypic, and social changes that increased adaptability to environmental changes. This volume explores different facets of the complex holistic process of human origins.
by E.O. James - MacMillan
The progress of scientific research in the department of prehistoric archaeology has been such that there seems to be room for a small volume setting forth the results arrived at by archaeologists in terms that can be understood by ordinary readers.
by Carveth Read - University Press
In its first part the book explains a hypothesis that the human race has descended from some ape-like stock by a series of changes which began and, until recently, were maintained by the practice of hunting in pack for animal food.
by S. Baring-Gould
You may rethink your non-belief in werewolves after reading this detailed study by folklorist Sabine Baring-Gould. He takes you on a journey from medieval times to more modern days, examining old folk tales, public records, medical facts, and more.