Physical Anthropology

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Biology of Sex
Biology of Sex
By Alex Mills

This text explains the biological aspects of human sex by using direct and intriguing comparisons with the many variations in sexual systems among non-human organisms.

Available Apr 2018
Through the Lens of Anthropology: An Introduction to Human Evolution and Culture
Through the Lens of Anthropology: An Introduction to Human Evolution and Culture
By Robert J. Muckle and Laura Tubelle de González

Through the Lens of Anthropology is a concise but comprehensive introductory textbook that uses the twin themes of food and sustainability to illustrate the connected nature of anthropology's four major subfields: archaeology, and biological, cultural, and linguistic anthropology.

Published Nov 2015
Fashioning Spaces: Mode and Modernity in Late-Nineteenth-Century Paris
Fashioning Spaces: Mode and Modernity in Late-Nineteenth-Century Paris
By Heidi Brevik-Zender

Fashioning Spaces crafts a compelling and innovative account of how fashion was appropriated as a way of writing about the complexities of modernity in fin-de-siècle Paris.

Published Feb 2015
Stalinist City Planning: Professionals, Performance, and Power
Stalinist City Planning: Professionals, Performance, and Power
By Heather D. DeHaan

By examining how planners and other urban inhabitants experienced, lived, and struggled with socialism and Stalinism, DeHaan offers readers a much broader, more complex picture of planning and planners than has been revealed to date.

Published May 2013
The Life Puzzle: On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor
The Life Puzzle: On Crystals and Organisms and on the Possibility of a Crystal as an Ancestor
By A.G. Cairns-Smith

This book does not fall into either the classical Haldane or Oparin schools of thought on the origin of life, but advances a thesis of its own, which, according to Professor C.H. Waddington, is one of the most important recent intellectual developments in this field.

Published Dec 1971
Bensley's Practical Anatomy of the Rabbit: An Elementary Laboratory Text-Book in Mammalian Anatomy (Eighth Edition, Revised and Edited)
Bensley's Practical Anatomy of the Rabbit: An Elementary Laboratory Text-Book in Mammalian Anatomy (Eighth Edition, Revised and Edited)
Edited by E. Horne Craigie

The anatomical study of an animal is chiefly a matter of applying a certain practical method of exposition, the student's attention being concentrated on those facts which can be made out by direct observation. This method is educative because it involves accurate discernment of detail, and it is the foundation of laboratory practice.

Published Sep 2017