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Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology By Conrad Kottak

Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology

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Offers a variety of learning tools and activities to make learning more engaging for students and teaching more efficient for instructors. This title is suitable for general anthropology courses that use readings or ethnographies.
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Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology by Conrad Kottak

Written by a prominent scholar in the field, Conrad Phillip Kottak, this concise, student-friendly, current introduction to general anthropology carefully balances coverage of core topics and contemporary changes in the field. New to this edition, Connect Anthropology offers a variety of learning tools and activities to make learning more engaging for students and teaching more efficient for instructors. 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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About 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.

Table of Contents


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 and Colonialism

CHAPTER 19: Anthropology's Role in a Globalizing World

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CIN000114414
Window on Humanity: A Concise Introduction to General Anthropology by Conrad Kottak
Conrad Kottak
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McGraw-Hill Education
2015-09-18
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1259442713
9781259442711
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