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This concise, student-friendly, current introduction to general anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. Window on Humanity is a perfect match for general anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies along with a main text.
CHAPTER 1: What Is Anthropology?
CHAPTER 2: Culture
CHAPTER 3: Doing Anthropology
CHAPTER 4: Evolution, Genetics, and Human Variation
CHAPTER 5: The Primates
CHAPTER 6: Early Hominins
CHAPTER 7: The Genus Homo
CHAPTER 8: The First Farmers
CHAPTER 9: The First Cities and States
CHAPTER 10: Language and Communication
CHAPTER 11: Making a Living
CHAPTER 12: Political Systems
CHAPTER 13: Families, Kinship, and Marriage
CHAPTER 14: Gender
CHAPTER 15: Religion
CHAPTER 16: Ethnicity and Race
CHAPTER 17: Applying Anthropology
CHAPTER 18: The World System, Colonialism, and Inequality
CHAPTER 19: Anthropology’s Role in a Globalizing World
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