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  • Womanby Hermann Heinrich Ploss; Max Bartels; Paul Bartels; Eric John Dingwall

    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...

  • Nature, Human Nature, and Human Differenceby Justin E. H. Smith

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 39.95

    People have always been xenophobic, but an explicit philosophical and scientific view of human racial difference only began to emerge during the modern period. Why and how did this happen? Surveying a range of philosophical and natural-scientific texts, dating from the Spanish Renaissance to the German Enlightenment, Nature, Human Nature, and Human... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistoryby Eric Delson; Ian Tattersall; John Van Couvering; Alison S. Brooks

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 335.00

    Praise for the first edition: "The most up-to-date and wide-ranging encyclopedia work on human evolution available."--American Reference Books Annual "For student, researcher, and teacher...the most complete source of basic information on the subject."--Nature "A comprehensive and authoritative source, filling a unique niche...essential to academic... more...

  • Human Evolutionby Brian Regal

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 85.00

    This work focuses on the controversies surrounding the search for the origins of the human race. Chronologically and geographically organized, it progresses region by region, beginning with the 19th century. more...

  • Human Origins 101by Holly Dunsworth

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 55.00

    What should the average person know about science? Because science is so central to life in the 21st century, science educators and other leaders of the scientific community believe that it is essential that everyone understand the basic concepts of the most vital and far-reaching disciplines. Human Origins 101 does exactly that. This accessible... more...

  • Cranial and Postcranial Skeletal Remains from Easter Islandby Rupert Ivan Murrill

    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...

  • The Genesis Chroniclesby Glen McBride

    Allen & Unwin 2000; US$ 31.81

    One scientist's conjecture about key events in various stages of the evolution of humankind from Ramepithecus to Homo Sapiens Sapiens , at times controversial but always thought-provoking. more...

  • Ardipithecus kadabbaby Yohannes Haile-Selassie; Giday WoldeGabriel

    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...

  • Medical Anthropology and the World Systemby Hans Baer; Merrill Singer; Ida Susser

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 116.00

    Medical anthropology is one of the youngest and most dynamic of anthropology's various subdisciplines. Critical medical anthropology has evolved into one of the major perspectives through which faculty and students study the field. It examines health-related issues in precapitalist indigenous and state societies, capitalist societies, and postrevolutionary... more...

  • Cultural Context of Health, Illness, and Medicine, Theby Elisa Sobo; Martha Loustaunau

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 49.00

    "Sobo and Loustaunau have done a splendid job in providing a concise, engaging, informative, and very readable introduction to the fields of medical anthropology and medical sociology. A successful synthesis of socio-behavioral science, health services, and public health knowledge which advances the field and should help to improve the quality of... more...