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- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 93.95
Woman: An Historical Gynælogical and Anthropological Compendium, Volume Two provides information pertinent to relationships of women to the male sex. This book discusses the concepts of modesty, chastity, and respects for women in cultural history. Organized into 39 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the sexual relation of woman to man.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
Anthropology and Modern Life , first published in 1929, addresses itself to an immensely broad field with clarity, introducing anthropology as a unique and coherent discipline, and demonstrating its importance in the understanding of socio-cultural change throughout history. The author covers varied and diverse areas of study: ethnicity, including... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 64.00
The second volume in a series dedicated to fossil discoveries made in the Afar region of Ethiopia, this work contains the definitive description of the geological context and paleoenvironment of the early hominid Ardipithecus kadabba. This research by an international team describes Middle Awash late Miocene faunal assemblages recovered from sediments... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 31.95
The Australopithecine Face provides an introduction to the interpretation of the facial skeleton of Australopithecus, a part of the anatomy well represented in the African collections. This book presents important morphological differences between the early hominid taxa and interprets them in a biochemical, functional, evolutionary framework. Organized... more...
- Gerald Duckworth & Co 2011; US$ 8.74
When did language emerge? How did our ancestors break out of Africa and defeat the more physically powerful Neanderthals? How did human nature change in the 35,000 years between the emergence of fully modern humans and the first settlements? In the last three years a flood of new scientific findings driven by revelations discovered in the human... more...
- University of Wales Press 2010; US$ 75.00
Dadansoddar gyfrol arloesol hon, am y tro cyntaf erioed, ddylanwadau niferus ar dwf yr Ysgolion Cymraeg, gan godi cwestiynau i finiogi meddwl wrth i Gymru wynebu tonnau newydd o sialensau, ac ysbrydoli eraill i ymaflyd yn yr ymgyrchu dros Ysgolion Cymraeg an treftadaeth genedlaethol mewn byd plwralistig a chyfnewidiol. more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 200.95
A Companion to Moral Anthropology is the first collective consideration of the anthropological dimensions of morals, morality, and ethics. Original essays by international experts explore the various currents, approaches, and issues in this important new discipline, examining topics such as the ethnography of moralities, the study of moral subjectivities,... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1968; US$ 60.00
An archaeological expedition to Easter Island and the East Pacific was organized and financed by Thor Heyerdahl, the Norwegian anthropologist of Kon-Tiki fame, in 1955-1956. Although Professor Murrill was not a member of the expedition, he was asked to st more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00
Notable anthropologist George Foster defined the first edition as "a very readable introductory text dealing with the sociocultural aspects of health," adding: "[T]he authors do a commendable job? . I have profited from reading The Cultural Context of Health, Illness, and Medicine ". With engaging examples, minimal jargon, and updated scholarship,... more...