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Body composition in biological anthropology

by Roy J. Shephard

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Body composition,
  • Physical anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-339) and index.

    StatementRoy J. Shephard.
    SeriesCambridge studies in biological anthropology ;, 6
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN66 .S46 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 345 p. :
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3437031M
    ISBN 100521019036
    LC Control Number2005282807
    OCLC/WorldCa60320206

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    The book introduces human origin and variation part of biological/physical anthropology as a branch of anthropology in the background of its historical : Ajeet Jaiswal. Biological anthropology, also known as physical anthropology, is a scientific discipline concerned with the biological and behavioral aspects of human beings, their extinct hominin ancestors, and related non-human primates, particularly from an evolutionary perspective. This subfield of anthropology systematically studies human beings from a biological perspective.


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