Anthropology For Dummies
Covers the latest competing theories in the field
Get a handle on the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology
When did the first civilizations arise? How many human languages exist? The answers are found in anthropology - and this friendly guide explains its concepts in clear detail. You'll see how anthropology developed as a science, what it tells us about our ancestors, and how it can help with some of the hot-button issues our world is facing today.
- How anthropologists learn about the past
- Humanity's earliest activities, from migration to civilization
- Why our language differs from other animal communication
- How to find a career in anthropology