TABLE OF CONTENTS for OSCI 590

1.1

Introduction to Anthropology

1.2

The Subfields of Anthropology

1.3

Life on Earth

1.4

History of Evolutionary Thought

1.5

Introduction to Dental Anthropology

1.6

What is Science?

1.7

Religion, Science and Evolution

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2.1

Organization of the Dentition

2.2

Darwin and the Origin of Species

2.3

Dental Design, Form, and Function

2.4

Terminology in Dental Anthropology

Wk 2

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3.1

The Tritubercular Theory.

3.2

Personalities in Human Origins

3.3

Overview of Hominid Evolution

3.4

Humans Across the Earth

Wk 3

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4.1

Disease, Culture, and Conquest

4.2

Symbols, Snakes and Healing

4.3

Recent Human Dentition Evolution

4.4

Paleopathology/Disease in the Past

4.5

Diet and Dentition in Archaeology

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5.1

The Two Worlds of Genetics

5.2

Variation of Tooth Size and Shape

5.3

Simple Human Non-Metric Traits

Wk 5

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6.1

Dental Mutilation/ The Cultural Modification of Teeth

6.2

Trephination, an Ancient Surgery

6.3

Population Genetics

Wk 6

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7.1

Anthropology and Malocclusion

7.2

Teeth, Beauty, Biology, and Health

Wk 7

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8.1

Agenesis and Variation of Teeth

Wk 8

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9.1

Mechanisms of Tooth Eruption

9.2

Thick and Thin Enamel

Wk 9

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10.1

Non-Metric Variation in Tooth Form

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11.1

Epidemiology of Dental Disease

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