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By William A. Haviland, Harald E. L. Prins, Dana Walrath, Bunny McBride

ISBN-10: 0495095591

ISBN-13: 9780495095590

Discover the main attention-grabbing, inventive, harmful, and intricate species alive this present day: you and your associates within the worldwide village. With compelling photographs, attractive examples, and choose experiences by means of anthropologists in far-flung locations, the authors of ANTHROPOLOGY: The Human problem supply a holistic view of anthropology that can assist you make experience of cutting-edge international. With this article you can find the various methods people face the problem of life, the relationship among biology and tradition within the shaping of human habit, and the impression of globalization on peoples and cultures around the globe.

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As well, there is a clear examination of the complex relationship between food production and population growth. xxxii Preface Chapter 11: The Emergence of Cities and States This chapter on cities and states draws parallels between ancient and modern cities while exploring the origins of this very human way of life. A new Globalscape feature explores the effects of the war in Iraq on the precious Mesopotamian artifacts that were housed in the National Museum in Baghdad and a recent sting operation used to reclaim some of these Mesopotamian wonders in New York City.

Readings and Case Studies Globalization and Change in Fifteen Cultures: Born in One World, Living in Another, edited by George Spindler and Janice E. Stockard In this volume, fi fteen case study authors write about culture change in today’s diverse settings around the world. Each original article provides insight into the dynamics and meanings of change, as well as the effects of globalization at the local level. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology, edited by George Spindler and Janice E. Stockard Select from more than sixty classic and contemporary ethnographies representing geographic and topical diversity.

The chapter’s Original Study, “Action Archaeology and the Community at El Pilar,” illustrates another means through which archaeological projects can contribute to the lives of humans today. A new Anthropology Applied feature by Jane C. Waldbaum, president of the American Archaeological Institute, describes their program in which military personnel are given basic training in archaeology in order to preserve our shared global heritage. Chapter 12: Modern Human Diversity: Race and Racism Chapter 12 has been streamlined considerably by moving all sections about the biological effects of pollution and other human-made threats to the new Chapter 13.

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