Anthropology: Appreciating Human Diversity, 16th Edition Brief Table of Contents Part I Introduction to Anthropology 1 What Is Anthropology? 2 Culture 3 Applying Anthropology Part 2 Physical Anthropology and Archaeology 4 Doing Archaeology and Biological Anthropology 5 Evolution and Genetics 6 Human Variation and Adaptation 7 The Primates 8 Early Hominins 9 Archaic Homo 10 The Origin and Spread of Modern Humans 11 The First Farmers 12 The First Cities and States Part 3 Appreciating Cultural Diversity 13 Method and Theory in Cultural Anthropology 14 Language and Communication 15 Ethnicity and Race 16 Making a Living 17 Political Systems 18 Gender 19 Families, Kinship, and Descent 20 Marriage 21 Religion 22 Arts, Media, and Sports Part 4 The Changing World 23 The World System and Colonialism 24 Anthropology's Role in a Globalizing World
Conrad Phillip Kottak (A.B. Columbia, 1963; Ph.D. Columbia, 1966) is Professor and Chair of Anthropology at the University of Michigan, where he has taught since 1968. In 1991 he was honored for his teaching by the University and the state of Michigan. In 1992 he received an excellence in teaching award from the College of Literature, Sciences, and the Arts of the University of Michigan. Professor Kottak has done fieldwork in cultural anthropology in Brazil (since 1962), Madagascar (since 1966), and the United States. In current research projects, Kottak and his colleagues have investigated the emergence of ecological awareness in Brazil, the social context of deforestation in Madagascar, and popular participation in economic development planning in northeastern Brazil.