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A companion to biological anthropology

Author: Clark Spencer Larsen; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to anthropology, 7.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This Companion provides an extensive overview of the rapidly growing field of biological anthropology. Chapters are written by leading scholars who have themselves played a major role in shaping the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Companion to biological anthropology.
Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
(DLC) 2009052087
(OCoLC)460050818
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Clark Spencer Larsen; Blackwell Reference Online (Online service)
ISBN: 9781405197892 1405197897 9781444320046 1444320041
OCLC Number: 694454576
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 572 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: History of biological anthropology / Michael A. Little and Robert W. Sussman --
Evolution: what it means and how we know / Kenneth M. Weiss and Anne V. Buchanan --
Systematics, taxonomy, and phylogenetics: ordering life, past and present / Bernard A. Wood --
The study of human population genetics / John H. Relethford --
Human molecular genetics: the DNA revolution and variation / Dennis H. O'Rourke --
Deconstructing race: racial thinking, geographic variation, and implications for biological anthropology / Rachel Caspari --
Growth, development, senescence, and aging: a life history perspective / Douglas E. Crews and Barry Bogin --
Climate-related morphological variation and physiological adaptations in Homo sapiens / Gary D. James --
Emerging themes in anthropology and epidemiology: geographic spread, evolving pathogens, and syndemics / Lisa Sattenspiel and D. Ann Herring --
Demographic estimation: indirect techniques for anthropological populations / Timothy B. Gage --
Nutrition, health, and function / Darna L. Dufour --
Ongoing evolution in humans / Lorena Madrigal and Jessica Willoughby --
Primates defined / W. Scott McGraw --
Primate behavior and sociality / Karen B. Strier --
Evolution of the brain, cognition, and speech / Dean Falk --
Primate origins: the early Cenozoic fossil record / Gregg F. Gunnell and Mary T. Silcox --
Catarrhine cousins: the origin and evolution of monkeys and apes of the old world / David R. Begun --
The earliest hominins / Scott W. Simpson --
Origins, evolution, and dispersal of early members of the genus Homo / G. Philip Rightmire --
Species, populations, and assimilation in later human evolution / Fred R. Smith --
Bioarchaeology: health, lifestyle, and society in recent human evolution / Clark Spencer Larsen and Philip L. Walker --
Paleopathology: a contemporary perspective / Jane E. Buikstra --
Issues in forensic anthropology / Douglas H. Ubelaker --
Paleogenetics: ancient DNA in anthropology / Frederika A. Kaestle --
Diet reconstruction and ecology using stable isotope ratios / Margaret J. Schoeninger --
Current concepts in bone biology / James H. Gosman and Samuel D. Stout --
'Growing planes': incremental growth layers in the dental enamel of human ancestors / Debbie Guatelli-Steinberg --
Understanding skull function from a mechanobiological perspective / David J. Daegling --
Tooth form and function in biological anthropology / Peter S. Ungar and Peter W. Lucas --
Locomotor function across primates (including humans) / Daniel L. Gebo --
Science education and physical anthropology / Martin K. Nickels.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to anthropology, 7.
Responsibility: edited by Clark Spencer Larsen.

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