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    • Biological Anthropology: An Evolutionary Perspective

    • By: Barbara J. King
    • Narrated by: Barbara J. King
    • Length: 12 hrs and 10 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 132
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      4 out of 5 stars 124
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 117

    In this series of 24 captivating lectures, an award-winning teacher and acclaimed scholar delves into the story of how, why, where, and when we became human. You'll gain a fresh understanding of the forces that have shaped our species, as Professor King synthesizes the best that more than a century of scientific scholarship has to offer across a variety of disciplines to gain the insights offered by fossils, ancient skeletal remains, and lifestyle information like cave art and stone tools.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Excellent course in human origins

    • By Carolyn on 06-14-14

    Regular price: $34.95

    • Roots of Human Behavior

    • By: Barbara J. King, The Great Courses
    • Narrated by: Barbara J. King
    • Length: 6 hrs and 6 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 92
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      4 out of 5 stars 79
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      4 out of 5 stars 78

    While human history is usually studied from the perspective of a few hundred years, anthropologists consider deeper causes for the ways we act. Now, in these 12 engrossing lectures, you'll join an expert anthropologist as she opens an enormous window of understanding for you into the thrilling legacy left by our primate past. In these lectures, you'll investigate a wealth of intriguing, provocative questions about our past and our relationship to primates.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • a shortened version of biological anthropology

    • By will on 03-23-17

    Regular price: $14.95