Anthropology and the Study of Humanity

Anthropology and the Study of Humanity

DVD - 2017
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Find out what makes us human by learning where we came from.
Publisher: Chantilly, VA :, The Teaching Company,, [2017]
ISBN: 9781629974064
Characteristics: 4 3/4 in.,stamping
4 videodiscs (approximately 720 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 course guidebook (vi, 212 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm).
Contents: disc 1. Why anthropology matters ; Science, Darwin, and anthropology ; Our primate family tree ; Paleoanthropology and the hominin family ; Tracing the spread of humankind ; Anthropology and the question of race
disc 2. Archaeology and human tools ; Agricultural roots of civilization ; Rise of urban centers ; Anthropological perspectives on money ; Anthropological perspectives on language ; Apocalyptic anthropology
disc 3. Cultural anthropology and human diversity ; Field research in cultural anthropology ; Kinship, family, and marriage ; Sex, gender, and sexuality ; Religion and spirituality ; Art and visual anthropology
disc 4. Conflict and reconciliation across cultures ; Forensics and legal anthropology ; Medical anthropology ; Anthropology and economic development ; Cultural ecology ; The anthropology of happiness
Summary: Find out what makes us human by learning where we came from.


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