Evolution and Prehistory

This brief text has been completely revolutionized to present students with the latest contemporary thinking on human evolution, adaptation, and prehistory. It offers students a straightforward and integrated presentation of material, focusing on selected aspects of physical anthropology and prehistoric archaeology as they relate to the origin of humanity, the origin of culture, and the development of human biological and cultural diversity. A New feature entitled "Biocultural Connections" illustrates how cultural and biological processes work together to shape human evolution and behavior, and reflects where the field is today. New coverage on cutting edge topics such as medical anthropology, genetics, environmental toxins, and globalization, demonstrate the usefulness of anthropology today. A new, unique "Epilogue" looks at cultural disease and globalization.

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  • Author : William A. Haviland
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Pages : 410 pages
  • ISBN : 9780534610166
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Evolution and Prehistory

Evolution and Prehistory
  • Author : William A. Haviland,Harald E. L. Prins,Dana Walrath,Bunny McBride
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 26 January 2022
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This brief text has been completely revolutionized to present students with the latest contemporary thinking on human evolution, adaptation, and prehistory. It offers students a straightforward and integrated presentation of material, focusing on selected aspects of physical anthropology and prehistoric archaeology as they relate to the origin of humanity, the origin of culture, and the development of human biological and cultural diversity. A New feature entitled "Biocultural Connections" illustrates how cultural and biological processes work together to shape human evolution

Creativity in Human Evolution and Prehistory

Creativity in Human Evolution and Prehistory
  • Author : Steven Mithen
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 10 August 2005
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We live in a world surrounded by remarkable cultural achievements of human kind. Almost every day we hear of new innovations in technology, in medicine and in the arts which remind us that humans are capable of remarkable creativity. But what is human creativity? The modern world provides a tiny fraction of cultural diversity and the evidence for human creativity, far more can be seen by looking back into prehistory. The book examines how our understanding of human creativity can

Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory

Encyclopedia of Human Evolution and Prehistory
  • Author : Eric Delson,Ian Tattersall,John Van Couvering,Alison S. Brooks
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 23 November 2004
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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 libraries...important for large public libraries." --Booklist/RBB

Human Evolution and Prehistory

Human Evolution and Prehistory
  • Author : William A. Haviland
  • Publisher : Harcourt College Pub
  • Release : 26 January 1997
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This text is intended for the introductory courses that concentrate on physical anthropology and prehistoric archaeology. This book offers a comprehensive and balanced presentation on views of the human evolution and prehistory. It focuses on selected aspects of physical anthropology and prehistoric archaeology as they relate to the origin of humanity, the origin of culture, and the development of human biological and cultural diversity.

Culture History and Convergent Evolution

Culture History and Convergent Evolution
  • Author : Huw S. Groucutt
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 23 July 2020
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This volume brings together diverse contributions from leading archaeologists and paleoanthropologists, covering various spatial and temporal periods to distinguish convergent evolution from cultural transmission in order to see if we can discover ancient human populations. With a focus on lithic technology, the book analyzes ancient materials and cultures to systematically explore the theoretical and physical aspects of culture, convergence, and populations in human evolution and prehistory. The book will be of interest to academics, students and researchers in archaeology, paleoanthropology,

Evolution and Prehistory

Evolution and Prehistory
  • Author : William Haviland
  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Release : 08 March 2013
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Offering compelling photos, engaging examples, and select studies by anthropologists in a variety of locations around the globe, Haviland, Walrath, Prins and McBride present evolution and prehistory in vivid, accessible terms, and demonstrate how the field is relevant to understanding the complex world around you. You’ll have the opportunity to explore the different ways humans face the challenge of existence; learn about the connection between biology and culture in the course of human evolutionary history as well as in

Evolutionary Ecology and Archaeology

Evolutionary Ecology and Archaeology
  • Author : Jack M. Broughton,Michael D. Cannon
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 26 January 2022
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A compilation of archaeological and paleoanthropological studies that provide a foundation for the field of evolutionary ecology, which applies Darwinian natural selection theory to the study of adaptive design in behavior, morphology, and life history and has produced substantial advances in understanding human evolution and prehistory.