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The Resource Anthropology for dummies, by Cameron M. Smith ; with Evan T. Davies

Anthropology for dummies, by Cameron M. Smith ; with Evan T. Davies

Label
Anthropology for dummies
Title
Anthropology for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Cameron M. Smith ; with Evan T. Davies
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Explains the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology and tips on how to find a career in anthropology
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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1967-
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Smith, Cameron McPherson
Dewey number
301
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GN33
LC item number
.S57 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Davies, Evan Tyler Sulieman
Series statement
--For dummies
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  • Anthropology
  • Anthropology
Label
Anthropology for dummies, by Cameron M. Smith ; with Evan T. Davies
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
What is anthropology? -- Human being and being human : an overview of anthropology -- Looking into humanity's mirror : anthropology's history -- Actually, four mirrors : how anthropology is studied -- Physical anthropology and archaeology -- My career is in ruins : how anthropologists learn about the past -- Bones of contention : the fossil evidence for early human evolution -- It's good to be home : Homo sapiens, our biological species -- Hunting, fishing, sailing, and sledding : the spread of humanity worldwide -- Old, old McDonald : the origins of farming -- The development of civilization -- Cultural anthropology and linguistics -- The spice of life : human culture -- From Kalahari to Minneapolis : how cultural anthropologists work -- Can we talk? : communication, symbols, and language -- Types of types : race and ethnicity -- Guess who's coming to dinner? : identity, family, kinship, and gender -- Not at the dinner table! : religion and politics -- So what? : anthropology, the modern world, and you -- Kiss or kill? : diversity, conflict, and culture -- Looming disasters? : from overpopulation to space debris -- Eve and the iceman : the cutting edge of physical anthropology -- Stonehenge and you : why archaeology matters -- The part of tens -- Ten things to remember about anthropology, whatever else you forget -- Ten great careers for anthropology majors -- Ten great anthropologically themed movies and books
Control code
ocn191245642
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 360 p.
Isbn
9780470279663
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008931633
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)191245642
Label
Anthropology for dummies, by Cameron M. Smith ; with Evan T. Davies
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
What is anthropology? -- Human being and being human : an overview of anthropology -- Looking into humanity's mirror : anthropology's history -- Actually, four mirrors : how anthropology is studied -- Physical anthropology and archaeology -- My career is in ruins : how anthropologists learn about the past -- Bones of contention : the fossil evidence for early human evolution -- It's good to be home : Homo sapiens, our biological species -- Hunting, fishing, sailing, and sledding : the spread of humanity worldwide -- Old, old McDonald : the origins of farming -- The development of civilization -- Cultural anthropology and linguistics -- The spice of life : human culture -- From Kalahari to Minneapolis : how cultural anthropologists work -- Can we talk? : communication, symbols, and language -- Types of types : race and ethnicity -- Guess who's coming to dinner? : identity, family, kinship, and gender -- Not at the dinner table! : religion and politics -- So what? : anthropology, the modern world, and you -- Kiss or kill? : diversity, conflict, and culture -- Looming disasters? : from overpopulation to space debris -- Eve and the iceman : the cutting edge of physical anthropology -- Stonehenge and you : why archaeology matters -- The part of tens -- Ten things to remember about anthropology, whatever else you forget -- Ten great careers for anthropology majors -- Ten great anthropologically themed movies and books
Control code
ocn191245642
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xx, 360 p.
Isbn
9780470279663
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2008931633
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)191245642

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