Encyclopedia of Anthropology


by Birx, H. James

This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a unique collection of over 1,000 entries that focuses on topics in physical anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and applied anthropology. Also included are relevant articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology. The contributions are authored by over 250 internationally renowned experts, professors, and scholars from some of the most distinguished museums, universities, and institutes in the world. Special attention is given to human evolution, primate behavior, genetics, ancient civilizations, sociocultural theories, and the value of human language for symbolic communication.
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Bibliographic Information
  • Pub date: December 2005
  • English
  • 9781452265360 / 0761930299
  • Primary Price: 740 GBP
  • Pages: 3128
  • SAGE Publications / SAGE Publications, Inc
  • Publish State: Published
  • Responsibility: H. James Birx, editor.
  • Page size: 29
  • Illustration: ill. (some col.), col. maps, ports. (some col.)
  • Biblio Notes: Formerly CIP.
  • Reference Code: BDZ0006719461