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Physical Anthropology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1259920402.jpeg 12 2020 9781259920400 Physical Anthropology, has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest analyses, fossil finds, and discoveries in the field of physical anthropology. This full-color text examines human evolution and biology through photos, illustrations, and an exploration of insights gleaned from anthropologists. Students of this text will appreciate the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment over time and develop the skills they need to dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding evolutionary theory.
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Physical Anthropology

Physical Anthropology, 12th Edition

ISBN10: 1259920402 | ISBN13: 9781259920400
By Philip Stein, Bruce Rowe, Brian Pierson
© 2020

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Physical Anthropology, has been thoroughly revised and updated to reflect the latest analyses, fossil finds, and discoveries in the field of physical anthropology. This full-color text examines human evolution and biology through photos, illustrations, and an exploration of insights gleaned from anthropologists. Students of this text will appreciate the dynamic relationship between humans and their environment over time and develop the skills they need to dispel the myths and misconceptions surrounding evolutionary theory.

Physical Anthropology, 12e

CHAPTER 1: Investigating the Nature of Humankind
CHAPTER 2: The Study of Heredity
CHAPTER 3: The Modern Study of Human Genetics 
CHAPTER 4: Population Genetics  
CHAPTER 5: Natural Selection and The Origin of Species
CHAPTER 6: People's Place in Nature
CHAPTER 7: The Living Primates 
CHAPTER 8: Comparative Studies: Anatomy and Genetics 
CHAPTER 9: Nonhuman Primate Behavior
CHAPTER 10: Human Behavior In Perspective
CHAPTER 11: The Record of the Past
CHAPTER 12: The Early Primate Fossil Record And The Origins Of The Hominins 
CHAPTER 13: The Early Hominins
CHAPTER 14: Early Species Of The Genus Homo 
CHAPTER 15: The Evolution Of Homo Sapiens 
CHAPTER 16: The Biology Of Modern Homo Sapiens
CHAPTER 17: The Analysis Of Human Variation
CHAPTER 18: The Modern World 


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About the Author

Philip Stein

Philip Stein has taught anthropology at Los Angeles Pierce College since 1964. He did double-duty as an instructor of Anthropology at California State University, Northridge from 1966-1975. Professor Stein has received many teaching awards and wrote the chapter on teaching physical anthropology for a book published by the American Anthropological Association.

Bruce Rowe

Bruce Rowe has taught anthropology at Los Angeles Pierce College since 1969. Professor Rowe has also received numerous awards for teaching. He teaches sociology and linguistics as well as physical and cultural anthropology.

Brian Pierson

Brian Pierson has been a professor at Pierce College since 2013. He earned his BA in Anthropology from UCLA in 2004, his MA in Physical Anthropology from Tulane University in 2009, and his PhD from Tulane University in 2011. In addition to teaching full time, Dr. Pierson has consulted with the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner and with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office of Louisiana on active forensic cases. He has participated as a lecturer for the Los Angeles Special Operations Response Team for their Skeletal Recovery Workshop since 2015 and as a lecturer for the Los Angeles Department of Coroner's West Coast Training Conference in 2012. He has created forensic and paleoanthropological facial reproductions for museums, displays, and publications in the United States and Europe. He has been an invited lecturer at several academic institutions and professional conferences. He is an active member of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences and the American Association of Physical Anthropologists.

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