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About this Course

This course of study is built around  Anthropology: The Exploration of Human Diversity, 11/e, authored by Conrad Phillip Kottakn and published by McGraw-Hill Higher Education.  

Having this textbook at hand can be very helpful, but it is not required for a rewarding learning experience.


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Part One: The Dimensions of Anthropology

1 -- What is Anthropology?
2 -- Applying Anthropology

Part Two: Physical Anthropology and Archaeology

3 -- Ethics and Methods in Physical Anthropology and Archaeology
4 -- Evolution and Genetics
5 -- Human Variation and Adaptation
6 -- The Primates
7 -- Primate Evolution
8 -- Early Hominids
9 -- The Genus Homo
10 -- The First Farmers
11 -- The First Cities and States

Part Three: Cultural Diversity

12 -- Ethics and Methods in Cultural Anthropology
13 -- Culture
14 -- Ethnicity and Race
15 -- Language and Communication
16 -- Making a Living
17 -- Political Systems
18 -- Families, Kinship, and Descent
19 -- Marriage
20 -- Gender
21 -- Religion
22 -- The Arts

Part Four: The Changing World

23 -- The Modern World System
24 -- Colonialism and Development
25 -- Cultural Exchange and Survival

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