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Anthropology: A Brief Introduction
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Prentice Hall
Publication date June 1, 2002
Pages 480
Binding Paperback
Edition 5th
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780130979551
ISBN-10 0130979554
Dimensions 1.25 by 6.75 by 9 in.
Weight 1.85 lbs.
Original list price $94.00
Summaries and Reviews
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This brief, concise version of Ember/Ember's larger best-selling book explores the significant achievements in physical and cultural anthropology. It is interested not only in what humans are and were like, but why they got to be that way, in all their variety. A four-part organization introduce readers to what anthropology is, discusses biological and cultural evolution, considers cultural variation, and highlights the applicable and practical uses of the field. For those considering a career in anthropology, and anyone who wants a better understanding of how research of the past can suggest possible solutions to various global social problems of today.



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Paperback
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5th edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2002)
9780130979551 | details & prices | 480 pages | 6.75 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $94.00
About: This brief, concise version of Ember/Ember's larger best-selling book explores the significant achievements in physical and cultural anthropology.
With Melvin Ember | 5th edition from Prentice Hall (June 1, 2002)
9789990003918 | details & prices | 7.00 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.90 lbs | List price $0.02
4th edition from Prentice Hall (October 1, 1999)
9780130156006 | details & prices | 451 pages | 7.25 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.55 lbs | List price $60.00
About: For one-semester courses in General Anthropology or courses where supplementary readings are used.
With Susanna Elm (other contributor), Stefan N. Willich (other contributor) | 3rd edition from Prentice Hall (December 1, 1997)
9780137458295 | details & prices | 422 pages | 7.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $45.90
This edition also contains Quo Vadis Medical Healing: Past Concepts and New Approaches
With Sal Salvador, Mike Demaio (other contributor), Mike Giordano (other contributor) | 2nd edition from Prentice Hall (February 1, 1995)
9780133015577 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | 1.15 lbs | List price $33.52
This edition also contains Mel Bay Presents The Sal Salvador Collection of Classic Solos for Pick-Style Guitar
About: Designed to be used in conjunction with a book of selected readings or ethnographies, this work offers a core book exploring the significant achievements in physical and cultural anthropology.

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