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El poblamiento humano del norte de Neuquén. Estado actual del conocimiento y perspectivas

El presente volumen “El poblamiento humano del norte de Neuquén. Estadoactual del conocimiento y perspectivas” constituye un aporte a la reconstrucciónde la historia de las poblaciones humanas que habitaron la provinciadel Neuquén desde la transición Pleistoceno-Holoceno hasta momentoshistóricos. Las investigaciones arqueológica...

What is Anthropology? (2nd Edition)

When it was first published, What Is Anthropology? immediately ignited the discipline, proving how anthropology can be a revolutionary way of thinking about the modern human world. In this fully updated second edition, Thomas Hylland Eriksen brings together examples from current events as well as within anthropological research ...

Biology and Feminism: A Philosophical Introduction

This book provides a unique introduction to the study of relationships between gender and biology, a core part of the feminist science research tradition which emerged nearly half a century ago. Lynn Hankinson Nelson presents an accessible and balanced discussion of research questions, background assumptions, methods, and hypoth...

Кто мы такие? Гены, наше тело, общество

В книгу «Кто мы такие?» вошли лучшие статьи известного ученого и популяризатора науки Роберта Сапольски о человеке во всем его потрясающем многообразии. Три ее раздела, посвящены главным вопросам естествознания, включая влияние генов и среды на поведение, социальные, политические и сексуальные предпосылки поведенческой биологии ...

Worshiping Power: An Anarchist View of Early State Formation

Where did the state come from? Where is it going? This study in politogenesis shakes up the status quo.Worshiping Powercuts through inadequate theories of early state formation to offer a new analysis of the roles that kinship, religious practice, and commerce have played in stifling self-organization. Gelderloos's partisan appr...

Asian Cultural Traditions (2nd)

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Culture and the Course of Human Evolution

The rapid evolutionary development of modernHomo sapiensover the past 200,000 years is a topic of fevered interest in numerous disciplines. How did humans, while undergoing few physical changes from their first arrival, so quickly develop the capacities to transform their world? Gary Tomlinson’sCulture and the Course of Human Ev...

Climate, Clothing, and Agriculture in Prehistory. Linking Evidence, Causes, and Effects (ebook)

Clothing was crucial in human evolution, and having to cope with climate change was as true in prehistory as it is today. In Climate, Clothing, and Agriculture in Prehistory, Ian Gilligan offers the first complete account of the development of clothing as a response to cold exposure during the ice ages. He explores how and when ...