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Applied Anthropology Courses RSS

Welcome to our Applied Anthropology publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends


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Nutritional Anthropology

Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition

Second Edition

Darna L. Dufour, Alan H. Goodman, and Gretel H. Pelto

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Medical Anthropology: A Biocultural Approach

Fourth Edition

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Andrea S. Wiley and John S. Allen

23 October 2020

A biocultural approach to medical anthropology, examining health issues within evolutionary, historical, sociocultural, and political-economic contexts

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Foundations of Global Health: An Interdisciplinary Reader

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Peter J. Brown and Svea Closser

02 March 2018

An interdisciplinary, student-friendly hybrid text/reader for Introduction to Global Health courses

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Food and Nutrition Economics: Fundamentals for Health Sciences

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George C. Davis and Elena L. Serrano

13 April 2016

A much-needed resource for non-economists looking to understand the basic economic principles that govern our food and nutritional systems.

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Evolutionary Medicine

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Stephen C. Stearns and Ruslan Medzhitov

18 August 2015

Intended for use in undergraduate, graduate, medical school courses, this text makes content readily accessible with professional illustrations and summaries of chapters

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Nutritional Anthropology: Biocultural Perspectives on Food and Nutrition

Second Edition

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Darna L. Dufour, Alan H. Goodman, and Gretel H. Pelto

13 June 2012

Fuses issues past and present, local and global, and biological and cultural in order to give students a comprehensive foundation in food and nutrition

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Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives: How Evolution Has Shaped Women's Health

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Wenda Trevathan, Ph.D.

27 May 2010

An engaging and thought-provoking discussion of women's health issues from an evolutionary medicine viewpoint.

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Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Second Edition

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Robert A. Hahn and Marcia C. Inhorn

17 October 2008

A guide to understanding and improving public health using anthropologic approaches. Now in a new edition!

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Evolutionary Medicine

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Wenda R. Trevathan, E. O. Smith, and James J. McKenna

17 June 1999

Collecting work from leaders in the field, this volume describes an array of new and innovative approaches to human health that are based on an appreciation of our long evolutionary history.

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Native North American Art

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Janet Catherine Berlo and Ruth B. Phillips

19 November 1998

An innovative new survey of Native North American art history

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