Download Human Diversity fb2
by Alexander Alland
by. Alland, Alexander, 1931-.
by. New York, Columbia University Press.
Author Alexander Harcourt applies the lessons of biogeography to the development of humankind. On the positive side, the information is fascinating and covers the latest developments. In addition, Harcourt gives all sides of a story before stating his opinion, and he is very clear about what is an opinion vs. a fact. On the downside, Harcourt frequently gives too many details or examples which bogged down my progress through the book.
Home Browse Books Book details, Human Diversity. By Alexander Alland Jr. No cover image.
Where did the human species originate? Why are tropical peoples much more diverse than those at polar latitudes? .
Where did the human species originate? Why are tropical peoples much more diverse than those at polar latitudes? Why can only Japanese peoples digest seaweed? How are darker skin, sunlight, and fertility related? . In Humankind, U. C. Davis professor Alexander Harcourt answers these questions and more, as he explains how the expansion of the human species around the globe and our interaction with our environment explains much about why humans differ from one region of the world to another, not only biologically, but culturally. What effects have other species had on the distribution of humans around the world, and we, in turn, on their distribution?
Human Diversity book. Alexander Alland has written it to bring the student and teacher of anthropology, as well as the layman and scientist, an up-to-date assessment of the tangled, prolific studies in the subject traditionally known as race.
Human Diversity book.
Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Dr Alexander Alland books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Dr. Alexander Alland.
Original Pages Text Pages. Alexander h. harcourt
Original Pages Text Pages. Previous: 14 Evolutionary Lessons from California Plant Phylogeography - Victoria L. Sork, Paul F. Gugger, Jin-Ming Chen, and Silke Werth. harcourt. Here, within the topic of human phylogeography, I address the geographic spread of the human species across the world and the influence of the environment on regional cultural diversity.
Human Genetic Diversity: Lewontin's Fallacy" is a 2003 paper by A. W. F. Edwards. He criticises an argument first made in Richard Lewontin's 1972 article "The Apportionment of Human Diversity", which argued that division of humanity into races is taxonomically invalid.
This reasoned, authoritative history also explains the basis of evolutionary genetics for the general reader, concluding that biologically, race cannot explain human variation.
New Biological Books. Bentley Glass, "Human Diversity.