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Biological anthropology [videorecording] : an evolutionary perspective / Barbara J. King.

Publication:
Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., 2002.
Series:
Great courses (DVD). Social sciences.
The great courses
Format/Description:
Video
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + course guidebook (102 p. ; 22 cm.)
Subjects:
Anthropology.
Human beings -- Origin.
Human behavior.
Human evolution.
Form/Genre:
Educational films.
System Details:
DVD, region 1.
Summary:
Twenty-four lectures by Barbara J. King, Professor of Anthropology at The College of William and Mary, detailing the evolution of humanity.
Contents:
part I. lecture 1. What is biological anthropology?
lecture 2. How evolution works
lecture 3. The debate over evolution
lecture 4. Matter arising : new species
lecture 5. Prosimians, monkeys, and apes
lecture 6. Monkey and ape social behavior
lecture 7. The mind of the great ape
lecture 8. Models for human ancestors
lecture 9. Introducing the hominids
lecture 10. Lucy and company
lecture 11. Stones and bones
lecture 12. Out of Africa. part II. lecture 13. Who were the Neandertals?
lecture 14. Did hunting make us human?
lecture 15. The prehistory of gender
lecture 16. Modern human anatomy and behavior
lecture 17. On the origins of Homo sapiens
lecture 18. Language
lecture 19. Do human races exist?
lecture 20. Modern human variation
lecture 21. Body fat, diet, and obesity
lecture 22. The body and mind evolving
lecture 23. Tyranny of the gene?
lecture 24. Evolution and our future.
Participant:
Lecturer, Barbara J. King.
Notes:
Accompanying course guidebook includes a glossary, species sketches, and annotated bibliographies.
Course number 1573.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
King, Barbara J., 1956- , Narrator
Teaching Company. , Producer, Distributor
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
156585733X :
9781565857339 :
OCLC:
53888937
Publisher Number:
9781565857339
1573 Teaching Company
1571--1572 Teaching Company
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