AUTHORS: Jurmain/Kilgore/Trevathan - ©2013
Concise, well-balanced, and comprehensive, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition introduces you to physical anthropology with the goal of helping you understand why it is important to know about human evolution. You will learn how humans are biologically connected to all other life, including our ancient ancestors and our contemporary primate cousins, and how closely modern human populations are related to each other. New chapter opening visual diagrams, a completely new art and map program, outstanding visual photographs and Photo Essays, as well as other pedagogy such as "What’s Important" boxes at the end of every chapter, will enable you to better grasp the big picture of human evolution. Altogether, ESSENTIALS OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, Ninth Edition, integrates up-to-date coverage of the latest finds and relevant technologies in a format and writing style designed to help all students understand and master human origins and our place in the biological world.