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Anthropology For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-50769-8
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384 pages
February 2009
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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.

Discover:

  • 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
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