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Table 2 Information about physical anthropology textbooks included in the sample

From: Evolution and University-level Anthropology Textbooks: The “Missing Link”?

ID Author(s) Title Publisher Year Glossary Summary Text box In-text
19 Campbell, Loy, and Cruz-Uribe Humankind Emerging Pearson 2006 Cumulative changes in the average characteristics of a population generally thought to occur over many generations   Cumulative changes in the average characteristics of a population generally thought to occur over many generations  
20 Cela-Conde and Ayala Human Evolution: Trails from the Past Oxford University Press 2007     
21 Crabtree and Campana Archaeology and Prehistory McGraw Hill 2001     
22 DeCorse The Record of the Past: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology Prentice Hall 2000 Process of change within the genetic makeup of a species over time    Process of change in a species over time
23 Feder The Past in Perspective: An Introduction to Human Prehistory McGraw Hill 2007 The systematic change through time of biological organisms or human cultural systems    The focus of Darwin’s work and the organizing theme of this book; biological evolution simply implies a process of systematic change through time
24 Kottak Physical Anthropology and Archaeology McGraw Hill 2006 Belief that species arose from others through a long gradual process of transformation or descent with modification Belief that species arose from others through a long gradual process of transformation or descent with modification   
25 Lewis, Jurmain, and Kilgore Understanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology Thompson Wadsworth 2007 A change in the genetic structure of a population from one generation to the next; the term is also frequently used to refer to the appearance of a new species   A change in frequency of alleles from one generation to the next The gradual unfolding of new varieties of life from previous forms over long periods of time
26 Park Biological Anthropology McGraw Hill 2008 Change through time, usually with reference to biological species, but may also refer to changes within cultural systems   Change through time; here, with reference to biological species Species of living things change over time, and under the right circumstances, this change can produce new species of living organisms from existing ones
27 Price and Feinman Images of the Past McGraw Hill 2008 The process of change over time resulting from shifting conditions of the physical and cultural environment, involving mechanisms of mutation and natural selection; human biology and culture evolved during the late Miocene, Pliocene,Pleistocene, and Holocene   The process of change over time resulting from shifting conditions of the physical and cultural environment, involving mechanisms of mutation and natural selection; human biology and culture evolved during the late Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene  
28 Relethford The Human Species:An Introduction to Biological Anthropology McGraw Hill 2005 The transformation of species of organic life over long periods of time   Change in populations of organisms from one generation to the next Change in living organisms over time
29 Rice and Moloney Biological Anthropology and Prehistory: Exploring Our Human Ancestry Pearson Prentice Hall 2005 Transformation of species of organic life over long periods of time Biological change through time   Biological change through time
30 Stanford, Allen, and Antón Exploring Biological Anthropology Prentice Hall: Pearson 2008 A change in the frequency of a gene or a trait in a population over multiple generations   A change in the frequency of a gene or a trait in a population over multiple generations Slow and inefficient, but over many generations, it can mold animals and plants into a bewildering variety of forms
31 Stein and Rowe Physical Anthropology McGraw Hill 2006 Change in the frequencies of alleles within a gene pool of a population over time   Change in the frequencies of alleles within a gene pool of a population over time A significant change in the gene pool of a population