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- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1985; US$ 14.00
The Hong Kong University Press Occasional Paers' Series is an entirely new series of monographs encompassing the best lectures presented to the University of Hong Kong in recent times.The series will cover all disciplines concomitant to full University studies.Items for inclusion in the series will be selected by the University Press Committee,... more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 1982; US$ 14.00
EARLY HOMINOIDS In recent years, we have discovered many pongid and hominid fossils of major importance, covering a time span from the beginning of the hominids, or earliest man, to Homo sapiens or modern man. more...
- Anthem Press 2010; US$ 24.78
'Fat China' provides an in-depth analysis of the growing problem of obesity and body image in China as urban lifestyles change and a sizeable middle class emerges. Rising obesity rates are examined in relationship to changing diets, modern lifestyles, investment from foreign fast food and supermarket retailers and urban planning. Crucial to this analysis... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 7.58
Dieses Buch bietet einen anschaulichen und allgemeinverständlichen Überblick über die Geschichte des Landes Hessen von den mittelalterlichen Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart des nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg neu geschaffenen Bundeslandes, das mit seiner Verfassung vom Dezember 1946 seine heutige Gestalt erhielt. Frank-Lothar Kroll schildert die reiche Geschichte... more...
- DK Publishing 2011; US$ 30.00
How did we develop from simple animals inhabiting small pockets of forest in Africa to the dominant species on Earth, capable of sending spaceships to the Moon? Traveling back almost eight million years to our earliest primate relatives, Evolution: The Human Story charts the development of our species from tree-dwelling primates to modern... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2012; US$ 16.99
A leading researcher on human evolution proposes a new and controversial theory of how our species came to be In this groundbreaking and engaging work of science, world-renowned paleoanthropologist Chris Stringer sets out a new theory of humanity's origin, challenging both the multiregionalists (who hold that modern humans developed from ancient... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 54.95
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...
- John Blake 2007; US$ 9.99
We know more about our bodies than ever before, but there remain many unanswered questions. Accessible and endlessly fascinating, this discussion of evolution and the human body reveals which features humans have inherited from fish, amphibian, reptile, four-legged mammal, and primate ancestors; while also exploring how the human body is likely to... more...
Was Man More Aquatic in the Past? Fifty Years After Alister Hardy - Waterside Hypotheses of Human EvolutionBentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 99.00
The book starts from the observation that humans are very different from the other primates. Why are we naked? Why do we speak? Why do we walk upright? Fifty years ago, in 1960, marine biologist Sir Alister Hardy tried to answer this when he announced his so-called aquatic hypothesis: human ancestors did not live in dry savannahs as traditional anthropology... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 1,100.00
Although its underlying concept is a relatively simple one--the measurement of the human body and its parts--anthropometry employs a myriad of methods and instruments, and is useful for a variety of purposes, from understanding the impact of disease on individuals to tracking changes in populations over time. The first interdisciplinary reference on... more...