By Ruth Osterweis Selig, Marilyn R. London, P. Ann Kaupp, Robert L. Humphrey
This new version deals quite a few truly written and without difficulty obtainable articles from the Smithsonian’s hugely acclaimed, award-winning book AnthroNotes. a few of the world's top anthropologists discover primary questions people ask approximately themselves as members, as societies, and as a species. The articles demonstrate the richness and breadth of anthropology, protecting not just the elemental topics but additionally the altering views of anthropologists over the 150-year heritage in their box. Illustrated with unique cartoons by way of anthropoligst Robert L. Humphrey, Anthropology Explored opens as much as lay readers, academics, and scholars a self-discipline as different and interesting because the cultures it observes.
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Furthermore, the need to generate hard currency reserves through the export of timber or cash crops has seriously depleted forest areas, thus reducing the land available for local subsistence. Many African countries inherited from colonialism large tracts of undeveloped land set aside as game reserves. In several cases, notably in the Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire), these tracts were not uninhabited when the reserve was created but were home to indigenous peoples who were resettled outside their boundaries.
9 million years ago. Then, there were more "evolved" australopithecines who came in two varieties: the "gracile'' type (Australopithecus africanus) and the "robust" type with huge teeth and a bony crest on top of the skull (Australopithecus robustus, A. boisei, and A. aethiopicus). The former group was thought to have evolved into an early form of our own species, Homo, while the latter "side branch" became more and more specialized, lived alongside early < previous page page_38 next page > < previous page page_39 next page > Page 39 Homo for a while (for perhaps as much as a million years) and then died out.