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  • The Origins of Modern Humansby Fred H. Smith; James C. Ahern

    Wiley 2013; US$ 133.95

    This update to the award-winning The Origins of Modern Humans: A World Survey of the Fossil Evidence covers the most accepted common theories concerning the emergence of modern Homo sapiens ?adding fresh insight from top young scholars on the key new discoveries of the past 25 years. The Origins of Modern Humans: Biology Reconsidered allows... more...

  • Indigenous Theories of Contagious Diseaseby Edward C. Green

    AltaMira Press 2000; US$ 33.99

    Edward C. Green, experienced anthropologist and prolific writer, offers what can only be described as an engaging comprehensive account of ICT (indigenous Contagion Theories).... Overall, this book appears to be geared towards those who have little or noknowledge of social explanatons of illnessses or of layman beliefs. The author does manage to convey... more...

  • Human Evolutionby H. James Birx

    Charles C Thomas 1988; US$ 57.95

    A life-long preoccupation with the past as geologist, paleontologist, archeologist, or interdisciplinary evolutionist inevitably leads to a heightened sense of time and a realization of the changes that are possible on this planet throughout the ages. No one who has pondered those consequences of time and change can doubt that evolution has occurred... more...

  • Skilled Visionsby Cristina Grasseni

    Berghahn Books 2007; US$ 27.95

    Most arguments for a rediscovery of the body and the senses hinge on a critique of "visualism" in our globalized, technified society. This approach has led to a lack of actual research on the processes of visual "enskillment." Providing a comprehensive spectrum of case studies in relevant contexts, this volume raises the issue of the rehabilitation... more...

  • Anthropology and Modern Life (Routledge Revivals)by Franz Boas

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • The Concept of Race in Natural and Social Scienceby E. Nathaniel Gates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 185.00

    First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspectiveby Ann McElroy; Patricia K Townsend

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 33.99

    “ Medical Anthropology in Ecological Perspective presents human health and nutrition from a perspective that recognizes the overlapping and synergistic functions of biology, behavior, and environment. A classic in medical anthropology, this remains one of the fundamental texts in the field.? ?Dale Hutchinson, University of North Carolina “McElroy... more...

  • A Scientific Theory of Culture and Other Essaysby Bronislaw Malinowski

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Published, posthumously, this volume is both a summing up and a reformulation of Malinowski's functional theory of culture. more...

  • Hauptsache gesund!by Klaas Huizing; Arnd Brummer

    Hansisches Druck und Verlagshaus 2013; US$ 10.80

    Sind Sie gesund? Das ist doch die Hauptsache, oder? Der Publizist und chrismon- Chefredakteur Arnd Brummer und der Theologieprofessor Klaas Huizing gehen dem weit verbreiteten Aberglauben nach, Gesundheit sei die allerwichtigste Voraussetzung für ein gelingendes Leben. Sie entlarven die Hybris, man müsse nur genügend viele Ratgeber lesen und befolgen,... more...

  • Thin on the Groundby Steven E. Churchill

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    Series Introduction ix Preface xi Acknowledgements xv Chapter 1 Thin on the Ground: Population Density and Technological Innovation 1 Note 7 Chapter 2 The Neandertals in Time and Space 9 2.1 Geographic and Temporal Boundaries 10 2.2 Defining the Neandertals 13 2.3 Neandertal DNA 27 2.4 Neandertal Taxonomy 30 2.5 Regional and... more...