Contemporary Readings in Physical Anthropology
Alan J. Almquist
Prentice Hall, 2000 - Social Science - 2000 pages
A supplement for courses in Anthropology.This special topics reader includes articles from the New York Times, journals, and popular sources. It presents an intriguing introduction to currently debated issues in physical anthropology. The readings have been carefully selected and organized to challenge students with the basic inquiries about these controversial topics.
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Origins of the Human Lineage
Early Members of the Genus Homo
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