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De Waal “Whispers from the Ice,” by Sherry Simpson “Melding Heart and Head,” by Sir Robert May “Ankles of the Australopithecines,” by John Hawks “Humans as Prey,” by Donna Hart “Paleolithic Paint Job,” by Roger Lewin “History of Mortality and Physiological Stress,” by Anna Roosevelt “Action Archaeology and the Community at El Pilar,” by Anabel Ford “A Feckless Quest for the Basketball Gene,” by Jonathan Marks “Dancing Skeletons: Life and Death in West Africa,” by Katherine Dettwyler ANTHROPOLOGY APPLIED These succinct and compelling profiles illustrate anthropology’s wide-ranging relevance in today’s world and give students a glimpse into a variety of the careers anthropologists enjoy.
The editors provide an introduction to the reader as well as a brief overview of the article so students know what to look for. Each article also includes discussion questions and Internet resources. xxxv CASE STUDIES IN ARCHAEOLOGY, EDITED BY JEFFREY QUILTER These engaging accounts of cutting-edge archaeological techniques, issues, and solutions—as well as studies discussing the collection of material remains—range from site-specific excavations to types of archaeology practiced. EVOLUTION OF THE BRAIN MODULE: NEUROANATOMY, DEVELOPMENT, AND PALEONTOLOGY, BY DANIEL D.
Published in dozens of national and international print media, she has reported from Africa, Europe, China, and the Indian Ocean. Highly rated as a teacher, she served as visiting anthropology faculty at Principia College, the Salt Institute for Documentary Field Studies, and since 1996 as adjunct lecturer of anthropology at Kansas State University. McBride’s many publications include Women of the Dawn (1999), Molly Spotted Elk: A Penobscot in Paris (1995), and Indians in Eden: Wabanakis and Rusticators on Maine’s Mount Desert Island, 1850s–1920s (co-authored, 2009).