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Get a handle on the fundamentals of biological and cultural anthropology
When did the first civilizations arise? How many human languages exist? The answers are found in anthropology - and this friendly guide explains its concepts in clear detail. You'll see how anthropology developed as a science, what it tells us about our ancestors, and how it can help with some of the hot-button issues our world is facing today.
Discover:How anthropologists learn about the pastHumanity's earliest activities, from migration to civilizationWhy our language differs from other animal communicationHow to find a career in anthropology
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Anthropology is the scientific study of humankind and human societies. This plain-English guide helps students and other interested readers understand anthropology by examining its core principles, methods, and applications. It covers all the major subfields of anthropology, including physical, cultural and linguistic anthropology.
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