Discover an exciting survivor of the Pleistocene and ingenious creator of the Anthropocene -- Homo sapiens. Yes, that's you! And over seven billion other members of your own species currently dispersed across the entire earth (and a few even in space). With compelling photos, engaging examples, conceptual tools, and select studies by anthropologists in far-flung places, the authors of ANTHROPOLOGY: THE HUMAN CHALLENGE, 15th Edition, provide a holistic view of anthropology to help you gain a deeper and more comprehensive understanding of our complex world. You'll discover the different ways humans face the challenge of existence, the connection between biology and culture in the shaping of human behavior, and the impact of globalization on peoples and cultures around the world.