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March 12, 2013

Anthropologists dedicate new book to U.S. president's mother

Submitted by Harald Prins

Harald E.L. Prins, university of distinguished professor of anthropology, Bunny McBride, adjunct lecturer of anthropology, and two co-authors from the University of Vermont, published "Cultural Anthropology: The Human Challenge" in Cengage Learning, 14th edition, published by Wadsworth.

This introductory textbook is dedicated to the Kansas-born anthropologist Ann Dunham, 1942-1995, a rural Asia development specialist and mother of the 44th president of the United States. This book will also be translated in Spanish and Korean. Earlier editions were translated in Chinese, Turkish, and Portuguese. In addition, Prins and McBride co-authored a new textbook edition of "Evolution and Prehistory" (Wadsworth, 10th edition).