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The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology

3 Volume Set

Trevathan, Wenda (Editor)

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1. Edition September 2018
1744 Pages, Hardcover
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ISBN: 978-1-118-58442-2
John Wiley & Sons

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The International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology features over 450 entries contributed by an international team of scholars, and presents an extensive and invaluable survey of this fascinating field.

The Encyclopedia:
* Represents the first comprehensive encyclopedic reference relating to biological anthropology
* Features more than 450 entries covering topics ranging from ongoing human evolution, paleoanthropology, and non-human primates to paleopathology, forensic anthropology, and bioarchaeology
* Includes interdisciplinary coverage of primatology, human biology, paleoanthropology, bioarchaeology, anthropological genetics, and the history of biological anthropology

An indispensable resource for undergraduate students and scholars engaged in the study and practice of biological anthropology and interrelated fields and disciplines. This work is also available as an online resource at: www.encyclopediaofbiologicalanthropology.com.

Volume I

About the Editors vii

Contributors ix

Alphabetical List of Entries xix

Thematic List of Entries xxv

Introduction xxxi

International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology A-? 1

Volume II

International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology ?-? 000

Volume III

International Encyclopedia of Biological Anthropology ?-Z 000

Index 1615
Wenda R. Trevathan is Regents Professor Emerita of Anthropology, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM, where she has taught for thirty years. She is a biological anthropologist whose research focuses on the evolutionary and biocultural factors underlying human reproduction including childbirth, maternal behavior, sexuality, and menopause. Her primary publications are works on the evolution of childbirth and evolutionary medicine and include Ancient Bodies, Modern Lives: How Evolution Has Shaped Women's Health and Human Birth: An Evolutionary Perspective. For the past twenty years, she has co-authored two major textbooks in biological anthropology.