Essentials of Biological Anthropology
Eliášová, Hana – Bláha, Pavel – Sedlak, Petr – Vignerová, Jana – Marvan, Richard – Mazura, Ivan – Šmahel, Zbyněk
anthropology and ethnography, science – biology
paperback, 370 pp., 1. edition
published: june 2007
recommended price: 385 czk
This book deals with interesting contemporary anthropological topics. As the authors are respected experts from Spain, Czech Republic and Belgium, the publication offers a good overview of modern anthropology. In the broad table of contents, we can find topics ranging from man's growth and development to genetics, from human evolution to population genetics or applied anthropology. The chapters are divided into 5 sections: 1. How to define anthropology, 2. Evolution, 3. From growth to aging, 4. Anthropology and society and 5. Applied anthropology. The publications is complemented with numerous charts, graphs and illustrations.