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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Carol R Ember; Melvin Ember
|Description:||xvi, 528 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction to anthropology. What is anthropology? --
Human evolution : biological and cultural. Evolution ; The surviving primates ; Primative evolution : from early primates to hominids ; Early hominids and their cultures ; The emergence of homo sapiens and middle and upper Paleolithic cultures ; Human variation ; Origins of food production and settled life ; Origins of cities and states --
Cultural variation. The concept of culture ; Schools of thought in cultural anthropology ; Explanation and evidence ; Language and culture ; Food-getting ; Economic systems ; Social stratification ; Sex and culture ; Marriage and the family ; marital residence and kinship ; Associations and interest groups ; Political organization : social order and disorder ; Psychology and culture ; Religion and magic ; The arts --
Culture and anthropology in the modern world. Culture change ; Applied anthropology ; Epilogue.
|Responsibility:||Carol R. Ember, Melvin Ember.|