Biological Anthropology is a concise advent to the elemental subject matters, theories, tools and evidence of bioanthropology. The clinical process presents a framework that brings accessibility and context to the cloth. This 7th variation offers the newest findings and interpretations of themes in anthropology together with Australopithecus sediba, the Denisovians, and epigenetics.
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