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Our Origins: An Introduction to Biological Anthropology

By: Clark Spencer Larsen

W.W. Norton & Co.

Paperback | Apr 2008 | #172860 | ISBN-13: 9780393977370
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With an unparalleled art program, Our Origins is an accessible, up-to-date text that focuses on anthropology's big questions and the scientific process. A leader in the field and an experienced teacher, Clark Larsen focuses not on encyclopedic details but on the "big picture," getting students to see and think like anthropologists. Larsen covers all the major aspects of physical anthropology, including genetics, primatology, and the fossil record. He also provides the strongest coverage of bioarchaeology on the market.


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Biography

Clark Larsen is a past president of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, has served as editor of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology, is the chair of the anthropology department at The Ohio State University, and is a leader in the field of bioarchaeology. His books include Skeletons in Our Closet: Revealing Our Past through Bioarchaeology (Princeton University Press) and Bioarchaeology of Spanish Florida: The Impact of Colonialism (University Press of Florida).

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