Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology https://www.mheducation.com/cover-images/Jpeg_400-high/1260071472.jpeg 9 2020 9781260071474 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.
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Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology

Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology, 9th Edition

ISBN10: 1260071472 | ISBN13: 9781260071474
By Conrad Kottak

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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.

Kottak: Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to Cultural Anthropology, 9e

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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About the Author

Conrad Kottak

Conrad Phillip Kottak (A.B. Columbia, 1963; Ph.D. Columbia, 1966) is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since 1968.  In 1991 he was honored for his teaching by the University and the state of Michigan.  In 1992 he received an excellence in teaching award from the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts of the University of Michigan.  Professor Kottak has done fieldwork in cultural anthropology in Brazil (since 1962), Madagascar (since 1966), and the United States. In current research projects, Kottak and his colleagues have investigated the emergence of ecological awareness in Brazil, the social context of deforestation in Madagascar, and popular participation in economic development planning in northeastern Brazil.

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