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Welcome to our Physical / Biological Anthropology publishing program.
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Medical Anthropology

Medical Anthropology: A Biocultural Approach

Fourth Edition

Andrea S. Wiley and John S. Allen

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Food and Sustainability

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Paul Behrens, Thijs Bosker, and David Erhardt

30 March 2020

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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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Tools and Techniques in Biomolecular Science

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Aysha Divan and Janice Royds

19 May 2013

An in-depth look at the theoretical concepts and experimental details behind modern technologies

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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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Primates in Perspective

Second Edition

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Christina Campbell, Agustin Fuentes, Katherine MacKinnon...

23 April 2010

The most comprehensive and current text on primates by the leading researchers in the field

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Human Biological Variation

Second Edition

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James H. Mielke, Lyle W. Konigsberg, and John H. Relethford

17 March 2010

The most up-to-date and authoritative book on human variation

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Evolution of Human Behavior

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Agustin Fuentes

05 December 2008

Evolution of Human Behavior is the first text to synthesize and compare the major proposals for human behavioral evolution from an anthropological perspective.

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The Fossil Trail: How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution

Second Edition

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Ian Tattersall

19 November 2008

Extensively revised and updated, the second edition of The Fossil Trail: How We Know What We Think We Know About Human Evolution offers a colorful history of fossil discoveries and a revealing insider's look at how these finds have been interpreted--and misinterpreted--through time.

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Evolutionary Medicine and Health: New Perspectives

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

30 November 2007

This new volume presents twenty-three original articles that examine how human evolution relates to a broad range of contemporary health problems.

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Forensic Anthropology: Contemporary Theory and Practice

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Debra Komar and Jane Buikstra

07 November 2007

The first comprehensive text in the field, Forensic Anthropology examines the medical, legal, ethical, and humanitarian issues associated with forensic anthropology, current forensic methods, and bio-historical investigations.

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Skeleton Keys: An Introduction to Human Skeletal Morphology, Development, and Analysis

Second Edition

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Jeffrey H. Schwartz

01 September 2006

Thoroughly revised and updated, the second edition of this accessible introduction to the study of the human skeleton.

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The Bridge to Humanity: How Affect Hunger Trumps the Selfish Gene

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Walter Goldschmidt

21 July 2005

Transforming the debate on nature versus culture to one on nature and culture, renowned anthropologist Walter Goldschmidt presents a fresh look at how human biology and culture fit together.

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"Race" Is a Four-Letter Word: The Genesis of the Concept

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C. Loring Brace

17 February 2005

A tour de force exploration of the concept of race

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The Human Strategy: An Evolutionary Perspective on Human Anatomy

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John H. Langdon

10 February 2005

A unique and accessible evolutionary approach to the study of human anatomy

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Darwin: A Very Short Introduction

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Jonathan Howard

07 June 2001

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Human Nature: A Critical Reader

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Laura Betzig

10 October 1996

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