Physical Anthropology

Human Nature and the Evolution of Society

Stephen K. Sanderson

First Edition • February 4, 2014 • 464 pages

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If evolution has changed humans physically, has it also affected human behavior? Drawing on evolutionary psychology, sociobiology, and human behavioral ecology, Human Nature and the Evolution of Society explores the evolutionary dynamics underlying social life. In this introduction to human behavior and the organization of social life, Stephen K. Sanderson…

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Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview

Audrey Smedley, Brian D. Smedley

Fourth Edition • July 1, 2011 • 400 pages

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In a sweeping work that traces the idea of race for more than three centuries, Audrey Smedley shows that “race” is a cultural invention that has been used variously and opportunistically since the eighteenth century. Race, in its origin, was not a product of science but of a folk ideology…

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Man the Hunted: Primates, Predators, and Human Evolution, Expanded Edition

Donna L. Hart; Robert W. Sussman

First Edition • July 1, 2008 • 376 pages

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Man the Hunted argues that primates, including the earliest members of the human family, have evolved as the prey of any number of predators, including wild cats and dogs, hyenas, snakes, crocodiles, and even birds. The authors’ studies of predators on monkeys and apes are supplemented here with the observations…

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Race: The Reality of Human Differences

Vincent Sarich; Frank Miele

First Edition • August 1, 2005 • 304 pages

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The conventional wisdom in contemporary social science claims that human races are not biologically valid categories. Many argue the very words “race” and “racial differences” should be abolished because they support racism. In Race, Vincent Sarich and Frank Miele challenge both these tenets. First, they cite the historical record, the…

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Reflections of Our Past: How Human History Is Revealed in Our Genes

John H Relethford

First Edition • September 1, 2004 • 269 pages

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Where did modern humans come from and how important are the biological differences among us? Are we descended from Neanderthals? How many races of people are there? Were Native Americans the first settlers of the New World? How can we tell if Thomas Jefferson had a child with Sally Hemings?…

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Intelligence, Race, and Genetics: Conversations With Arthur R. Jensen

Frank Miele

First Edition • August 1, 2004 • 256 pages

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In a series of provocative conversations with Skeptic magazine senior editor Frank Miele, renowned University of California-Berkeley psychologist Arthur R. Jensen details the evolution of his thoughts on the nature of intelligence, tracing an intellectual odyssey that leads from the programs of the Great Society to the Bell Curve Wars…

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