Evolution and Prehistory (Paperback)

The Human Challenge

By William A. Haviland, Dana Walrath, Harald E. L. Prins

Cengage Learning, 9780495812197, 400pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2010

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Loose Leaf (3/12/2010)

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Explore evolution and prehistory through photos, examples, and anthropologists' studies with Haviland, Walrath, Prins and McBride's EVOLUTION AND PREHISTORY. The authors' goal in writing this book is to provide you with a vivid, accessible text that tells the story of human evolution and shows how the field is relevant to understanding the complex world around you. With EVOLUTION AND PREHISTORY, you will have the opportunity to explore the different ways humans face the challenge of existence, learn about the connection between biology and culture in shaping human evolutionary history as well as in shaping contemporary human biology, beliefs, and behavior, and see the impact of globalization on the continued survival of our species and planet.