Anthropology For Dummies

Anthropology For Dummies

by Cameron M. Smith

ISBN-10: 0470279664
ISBN-13: 9780470279663
Publisher: For Dummies
Edition: 1 - 2008

Book Description
Covers the latest competing theories in the field 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 past Humanity's earliest activities, from migration to civilization Why our language differs from other animal communication How to find a career in anthropology