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By H. James Birx

ISBN-10: 0761930299

ISBN-13: 9780761930297

This five-volume Encyclopedia of Anthropology is a distinct selection of over 1,000 entries that makes a speciality of themes in actual anthropology, archaeology, cultural anthropology, linguistics, and utilized anthropology. additionally incorporated are proper articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology. The contributions are authored by way of over 250 across the world popular specialists, professors, and students from essentially the most unusual museums, universities, and institutes on the planet. unique consciousness is given to human evolution, primate habit, genetics, old civilizations, sociocultural theories, and the worth of human language for symbolic verbal exchange.

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Rejected recommendations included moving overcrowded Aborigine families into better, more spacious quarters rather than evicting them, because many of the problems had resulted from overcrowding. Recommendations implemented by Homeswest included cultural training for staff members and an agreement to conduct interviews with tenants privately rather than publicly, as had been done in the past. — Elizabeth Purdy 4 ACHEULEAN CULTURE The Acheulean stone tool “culture” refers to the suite of typological characteristics associated with the stone tool technology of the later part of the Lower Paleolithic or Early Stone Age.

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