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Essentials of Physical Anthropology: Discovering Our Origins


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With the same unparalleled art and inquiry-based pedagogy as the best-selling Our Origins, Essentials of Physical Anthropologyis the ideal text for focusing students" attention on what really matters and why. Author Clark Larsen, one of the world"s leading physical anthropologists, has worked hard to develop a tight narrative, covering only the most pertinent, most up-to-date information that students should know. Pedagogical features in every chapter keep students focused on the core concepts and 'big questions' in physical anthropology. An extensive art program, including figures, photos, maps, and bubble captions, brings concepts to life.


The #1 text in physical anthropology, now in a brief edition.

About the Author

Clark Spencer Larsenis a past president of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, has served as editor of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, is the chair of the anthropology department at The Ohio State University, and is a leader in the field of bioarchaeology. His books include Skeletons in Our Closet: Revealing Our Past through Bioarchaeology(Princeton University Press) and Bioarchaeology of Spanish Florida: The Impact of Colonialism(University Press of Florida).

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W. W. Norton & Company, Inc.
Social Science : Anthropology - Physical
Larsen, Clark
Larsen, Clark Spencer
Nature : Mammals
Anthropology - Physical
Nature : Animals - Mammals
Publication Date:
September 2009

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Anthropology » Physical
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Mammals » General

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