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Unformatted text preview: • The modern synthesis of evolution • Natural selection • Theories and Mechanisms of evolution • Principle of uniformitarianism • Human biological adaptation (blood types, skin color, size & body type) • Malaria and human biological adaptation • Heterozygous and homozygous genes • Features of human language • Domains of language • Structure of language • Language stigmatization • Sapir-Whorf hypothesis • Universal Grammar • Focal Vocabulary • Ethnicity and race • Benedict Anderson´s ideas on national communities • Festival format of cultural diversity • The social construction of race • hypodescent • Primate classification • Primate tendencies and commonalities • Modes of primate adaptation in movie “Life in the trees” • Similarities between human and nonhuman primates...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ANTHRO 101 taught by Professor Peters during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.
- Fall '08