The Essence of Anthropology
  • Release Date : 13 January 2012
  • Publisher : Cengage Learning
  • Categories : Social Science
  • Pages : 432 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9781133707905
  • ISBN 10 : 1133707904
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Synopsis : The Essence of Anthropology written by William A. Haviland, published by Cengage Learning which was released on 13 January 2012. Download The Essence of Anthropology Books now! Available in PDF, EPUB, Mobi Format. THE ESSENCE OF ANTHROPOLOGY features an experienced and diverse author team with expertise in all subfields of anthropology. With an eye to visual and written clarity, the authors present anthropology from an integrated, holistic perspective. They use three unifying themes as a framework to tie the book together and keep students focused: systemic adaptation to emphasize that every culture, past and present, is an integrated and dynamic system of adaptation; biocultural connections that highlight the integration of human culture and biology in the steps humans take to meet the challenges of survival; and the emergence of globalization and its disparate impact on peoples and cultures around the world. Within each chapter, pedagogical elements hone in on particularly interesting examples that give students deeper insight into the meaning and relevance of a wide range of topics covered in the general narrative, and insightful questions foster critical thinking about main themes. In further support of learning, the book's design facilitates students' ability to understand anthropology's key concepts and their great relevance to today's complex world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.