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The Human Species: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology

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By: John H Relethford

528 pages, Col photos, b/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

McGraw Hill

Paperback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 5 | #136672 | ISBN: 0071199799
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General introduction to contemporary physical anthropology. Fields include; genetics and evolutionary theory; human variation; human evolution; and the biology, behaviour and evolution of primates. Covers the following topics in detail; the human genome project; quantitative genetics and sexual orientation; the evolution of cystic fibrosis genes; nutritional adaptation; critiques of the "small but healthy" hypothesis; primate behavioural ecology; evolutionary significance of parent-child co-sleeping; pollution and human biology; and the emergence and re-emergence of infectious disease.


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