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Explaining human diversity : cultures, minds, evolution

Author: Carles Salazar
Publisher: Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2019. ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why are humans so different from each other and what makes the human species so different from all other living organisms? This introductory book provides a concise and accessible account of human diversity, of its causes and the ways in which anthropologists go about trying to make sense of it. Carles Salazar offers students a thoroughly integrated view by bringing together biological and sociocultural anthropology  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Salazar, Carles.
Explaining human diversity.
Abingdon, Oxon ; New York, NY : Routledge, 2018
(DLC) 2018019451
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carles Salazar
ISBN: 9780815356523 0815356528 9780815356547 0815356544
OCLC Number: 1032288940
Description: vi, 130 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. Being human --
2. A new form of knowledge --
3. Theories of difference --
4. Cultural evolution --
5. Summary and conclusions.
Responsibility: Carles Salazar.

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Why are humans so different from each other and what makes the human species so different from all other living organisms? This introductory book provides a concise and accessible account of human diversity, of its causes and the ways in which anthropologists go about trying to make sense of it. Carles Salazar offers students a thoroughly integrated view by bringing together biological and sociocultural anthropology and including perspectives from evolutionary biology and psychology--back cover.

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