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Applying Anthropology : Introductory Reader

Applying Anthropology : Introductory Reader - 9th edition

Applying Anthropology : Introductory Reader - 9th edition

ISBN13: 9780073405353

ISBN10: 0073405353

Applying Anthropology : Introductory Reader by Aaron Podolefsky - ISBN 9780073405353
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
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Applying Anthropology : Introductory Reader by Aaron Podolefsky - ISBN 9780073405353

ISBN13: 9780073405353

ISBN10: 0073405353

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 9TH 09

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Summary

Applying Anthropology: An Introductory Reader is a collection of articles that provides compelling examples of applied research in all four fields of anthropology. In this age of globalization and increased cultural intolerance, the basic messages of public anthropology are more important than ever. The ninth edition offers 11 new readings and a new chart at the beginning of the text to help instructors and students locate key themes and topics.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Contents *= new reading To the Student To the Instructor Introduction: Understanding Humans and Human Problems PART I Biological Anthropology 1 Teaching Theories: The Evolution-Creation Controversy Robert Root-Bernstein and Donald L. McEachron (The American Biology Teacher, 1982) *2 Re-reading Root-Bernstein and McEachron in Cobb County, Georgia: A Year Past and Present Benjamin Z. Freed (2008) *3 The Family Tree Has Become a Bush with Many Branches John Nobe Wilford (New York Times 2006) 4 What Are Friends For? Barbara Smuts (Natural History, 1987) 5 Mothers and Others Sarah Blaffer Hrdy (Natural History, 2001) 6 Great Mysteries of Human Evolution Carl Zimmer (Discover, 2003) 7 Ancient Bodies, Modern Customs, and Our Health Elizabeth D. Whitaker (1998) 8 Slumber's Unexplored Landscape Bruce Bower (Science News, 1999) 9 Ancient Genes and Modern Health S. Boyd Eaton and Melvin Konner (Anthroquest, 1985) 10 The Tall and the Short of It Barry Bogin (Discover, 1998) 11 Identifying Victims After a Disaster Dick Gould (Anthropology News, 2005) PART II Archaeology 12 Battle of the Bones Robson Bonnichsen and Alan L. Schneider (The Sciences, 2000) 13 The Worst Mistake in the History of the Human Race Jared Diamond (Discover, 1987) *14 Uncovering America's Pyramid Builders Karen Wright (Discover 2004) 15 New Women of the Ice Age Heather Pringle (Discover, 1998) 16 Disease and Death at Dr. Dickson's Mounds Alan H. Goodman and George J. Armelagos (Natural History, 1985) 17 The Secrets of Ancient Tiwanaku Are Benefiting Today's Bolivia Baird Straughan (Smithsonian, 1991) 18 ''Clean Your Plate. There Are People Starving in Africa!'' The Application of Archaeology and Ethnography to America's Food Loss Issues Timothy W. Jones (2005) 19 Dawn of a New Stone Age in Eye Surgery Payson D. Sheets (1993) *20 The Challenge of Race to American Historical Archaeology Charles Orser (American Anthropologist1998) PART III Linguistics *21 From Hoefonum t