Introduction to Paleoanthropology
Publisher: Wikibooks 2006
Number of pages: 126
To effectively study paleoanthropology, one must understand that it is a subdiscipline of anthropology and have a basic understanding of archaeology dating techniques, evolution of cultures, Darwinian thought, genetics, and primate behaviors.
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by John Munro - D. Appleton and Company
The book brings the important views of modern anthropologists before the general public in familiar language. It will tend to destroy some errors regarding the origin and pedigree of the nation which have infected life and literature for ages.
by Louis Figuier - D. Appleton & co.
The different races which originate in one species, the primitive type having been modified by the operation of climate, food, intermixture and local customs, differ to a marvellous extent, in their outward appearance, colour and physiognomy ...
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 organization.
by Lewis Henry Morgan - University of Arizona Press
The author studied the American Indian way of life and collected an enormous amount of factual material on the history of primitive-communal society. He describes how savages, advancing by definite steps, attained the higher condition of barbarism.