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Our Origins

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Author: Larsen, Clark Spencer

Edition: Fifth

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 509

Release Date: 01-12-2019

Details: Product Description The best introduction to what’s fascinating and relevant about anthropology today Our Origins does more than any other text to educate students about the value of anthropological study and the ways they can apply it in their everyday lives. Norton, more than any other publisher, promotes student engagement with anthropology. Norton continues to innovate with our unique “Anthropology at Work” and “Anthropology Matters” videos and text features that ensure students connect with the course material and understand the underlying science and why it matters. This pedagogy complements Larsen’s emphasis on introducing students to the most exciting and important discoveries and research happening in the field today. Book Description with Ebook and InQuizitive About the Author Clark Spencer Larsen heads the Department of Anthropology at Ohio State University, Columbus. A native of Nebraska, he received his B.A. from Kansas State University and M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Clark’s research is in bioarchaeology, skeletal biology, and paleoanthropology. He has worked in North America, Europe, and Asia. He has taught at the University of Massachusetts, Northern Illinois University, Purdue University, and the University of North Carolina. Since 2001, he has been a member of the faculty at Ohio State, where he is a Distinguished Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences. He teaches introductory physical anthropology, osteology, bioarchaeology, and paleoanthropology. Clark has served as president of the American Associations of Physical Anthropologists and as editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. In addition to Our Origins, he has authored or edited 25 books and monographs, including Bioarchaeology; Interpreting Behavior from the Human Skeleton, Skeletons in Our Closet, Advances in Dental Anthropology; and A Companion to Biological Anthropology.

Package Dimensions: 10.8 x 9.1 x 0.8 inches

Languages: English