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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 33.99
Plagues in World History provides a concise, comparative world history of catastrophic infectious diseases, including plague, smallpox, tuberculosis, cholera, influenza, and AIDS. John Aberth considers not only their varied impact but also the many ways in which people have been able to influence diseases simply through their cultural attitudes.... more...
- Elsevier Science 1990; US$ 72.95
An anthropologist and an anatomist have combined their skills in this book to provide students and research workers with the essentials of anatomy and the means to apply these to investigations into hominid form and function. Using basic principles and relevant bones, conclusions can be reached regarding the probable musculature, stance, brain size,... more...
- Oxbow Books 2012; US$ 45.00
The final publication of results of the excavations at Pontnewydd cave in north-east Wales has been eagerly awaited. The site was investigated as part of the Palaeolithic Settlement of Wales Research Programme, which has been responsible for transforming understanding of the nature of human settlement on the very margins of Eurasia by early Neanderthals.... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 37.99
In the interest of locating race and ethnicity as sociological and political categories that are inimical to contemporary conceptions of the nation state, editor Anton L. Allahar explores the geopolitics of the Caribbean through a comparative focus. The result is a study that is unique in scope and also in its level of scholarly reflection. This book... more...
- BRILL 2006; US$ 310.00
Aims to contribute to the debate on global public goods. This book investigates the possibilities and disadvantages of applying the idea of public goods in a global context. It explains the history of the concept and its significance for human rights. more...
- Basic Books 2009; US$ 15.00
The Neanderthals provide a surprising mirror for modern-day humanity. They belonged to our evolutionary group and lived like the Cro-Magnons, our ancestors, did ? worshipping, socializing, and hunting. The struggle between Neanderthals and Cro-Magnons lasted thousands of years. The Cro-Magnons were not biologically fit for extreme cold weather, but... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 205.95
The Emergence of Humans is an accessible, informative introduction to the scientific study of human evolution. It takes the reader through time following the emergence of the modern human species Homo sapiens from primate roots. Acknowledging the controversy surrounding the interpretation of the fossil record, the authors present a balanced approach... more...
- Cambridge University Press 1998; US$ 69.00
A comprehensive, practical reference for all interested in identification of disease in ancient human remains, first published in 1998. more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.35
Völkerwanderung, Varusschlacht. Mythologie: Dies sind nur einige Stichworte zu einem umfassenden Thema, mit welchem sich Frank Ausbüttel in seinem neuen Buch über die Germanen verständlich und klar gegliedert auseinandersetzt. Von der Herkunft der Germanen über ihre Auseinandersetzungen mit den Römern bis hin zum alltäglichen und gesellschaftlichen... more...