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Known for its holistic, integrated approach to the four fields of anthropology, the book's rich visual program and cohesive framework enable students to more easily understand the impact of biology and culture in shaping behaviors and beliefs, and gain real insight into the usefulness of anthropology for living and working in the globalized world of the 21st century.
William A. Haviland is professor emeritus at the University of Vermont, where he founded the Department of Anthropology and taught for 32 years. He holds a PhD in anthropology from the University of Pennsylvania and has conducted research in archaeology in Guatemala and Vermont; ethnography in Maine and Vermont; and physical anthropology in Guatemala. This work has been the basis of many publications in national and international books and journals, as well as in trade publications.
His books include The Original Vermonters, co-authored with Marjorie Power, and a technical monograph on ancient Maya settlement. He served as consultant for the award-winning telecourse Faces of Culture, and he is co-editor of the series Tikal Reports, published by the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.
Haviland has lectured to many professional and non-professional audiences in Canada, Mexico, Lesotho, South Africa, and Spain, as well as in the United States. A staunch supporter of indigenous rights, he served as expert witness for the Missisquoi Abenaki of Vermont in a case over aboriginal fishing rights.
Now retired from teaching, he continues his research, writing, and lecturing from the coast of Maine and serves as a trustee for the Abbe Museum in Bar Harbor, focused on Maine's Native American history, culture, art, and archaeology. Harald E. Academically trained at half a dozen Dutch and U. His fieldwork focuses on indigenous peoples in the Western Hemisphere, and he has long served as an advocacy anthropologist on land claims and other native rights. In that capacity, Dr.
Prins has been a lead expert witness in both the U. Senate and Canadian federal courts. He has refereed for 40 academic book publishers and journals.
His own numerous academic publications appear in nine languages, with books including The Mi'kmaq: Resistance, Accommodation, and Cultural Survival Margaret Mead Award finalist. Also trained in filmmaking, he served as president of the Society for Visual Anthropology, and has coproduced award-winning documentaries.
He has been the visual anthropology editor of American Anthropologist, co-principal investigator for the U. National Park Service, international observer in Paraguay's presidential elections, and a research associate at the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. Carol Ann Bunny McBride is an award-winning author specializing in cultural anthropology, indigenous peoples, international tourism, and nature conservation issues. Published in dozens of national and international print media, she has reported from Africa, Europe, China, and the Indian Ocean.
Since , she has been an adjunct lecturer of anthropology at Kansas State University. Working on a range of issues and projects with Maine Indian tribes since , McBride received a commendation from the Maine state legislature for her research and writing on the history of Native women. Recently, she served as investigator for a National Park Service ethnography project and curated several museum exhibits.
The Essence of Anthropology. Biology, Genetics, and Evolution. Living Primates. Primate Behavior. Field Methods in Archaeology and Paleoanthropology. The First Bipeds. Early Homo and the Origins of Culture. The Emergence of Cities and States. Modern Human Diversity: Race and Racism. Human Adaptation to a Changing World. The Characteristics of Culture. Language and Communication. Social Identity, Personality, and Gender.
Patterns of Subsistence. Economic Systems. Sex, Marriage, and Family. Kinship and Descent. Politics, Power, and Violence. Spirituality, Religion, and the Supernatural. The Arts. Processes of Change. All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title. Please see Main title page for new to this edition information. The Instructor's Manual provides chapter outlines, resources, student activities, discussion questions and more. The updated manual better addresses the needs of adjuncts and TAs by presenting the material in a new, simpler, more straightforward format that includes information on using the entire Haviland package print and media so that all material is assignable and accessible.
Complement your text and course content with study and practice materials. Watch student comprehension soar as your class works with the printed textbook and the textbook-specific website. Launch your lectures with exciting video clips from the award-winning news coverage of ABC.
Addressing topics covered in a typical course, these videos are divided into short segments, perfect for introducing key concepts in contexts relevant to students' lives. Bring engaging anthropology concepts to life with this dynamic minute video from Documentary Educational Resources and Wadsworth Publishing. Video clips highlight key scenes from more than 30 new and classic anthropological films that serve as effective lecture launchers.
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Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards are already included. Interactive practice quizzes designed to work with your text can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts. Check your score and take quizzes again if needed. A reference for where to find more material in the text is included with each answer. Flash cards and quizzes are effective study aids especially when you only have a limited amount of time. These flash cards and quizzes work with your title and can help you to review and learn essential terms and key concepts.
Note: If you have purchased CourseMate for your title, flash cards and quizzes are already included. Haviland Harald E. Features All chapters contain current data and examples, along with opening Challenge Issues and concluding commentaries that paint a big picture to facilitate student understanding of the material. The rich visual program includes a fresh array of photographs and line drawings that further enhance the material and serve to better engage students.
Chapter 4, "Primate Behavior" addresses ethical questions regarding the use of primates in medical research, the use of baboon studies to reconstruct the lifeways of our ancestors, and new material on communication including syntax in vervet monkeys and dialect in marmosets, as well as Kanzi's communication abilities. Found in most chapters, they illustrate important concepts in the discipline and show how anthropologists study human beliefs and behavior, past and present.
Anthropology Applied boxes focus on the broad range of work anthropologists from around the world undertake and the variety of social contexts in which they practice. With these boxes, students also see what types of career opportunities are available to them outside of academia -- from work in reproduction and healthcare, to forensics, ecotourism, economic development, international aid, dispute resolution, indigenous language preservation, and cultural revitalization through traditional art.
About the Author William A. Haviland William A. Prins Harald E. Bunny McBride Carol Ann Bunny McBride is an award-winning author specializing in cultural anthropology, indigenous peoples, international tourism, and nature conservation issues. Table of Contents 1. New to this edition Learning objectives at the opening of each chapter guide students through the material. A Chapter Checklist summarizes the chapters in a question-and-answer format. Chapter-openers cover a variety of topics such as DNA Tattoos discussing DNA and identity, primate conservation, bonobos sexuality as a way of thinking about nature vs.
The author team has included new material covering topics such as sex-selective abortion in India and the "physical dangers" of doing ethnographic research. Chapter 6, "Macroevolution and the Early Primates," in the previous edition has been eliminated and the content is now included in chapters 2 and 5. Supplements All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
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