Winter 1 - Professor Winter 1/23/08 Paper: -culture- the...

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Professor Winter 1/23/08 Paper: -culture- the habits and customs of groups of people. -1890s-the word culture was introduced Field of anthropology -civilized- having industrialization, pathologically developed, have a powerful army, are able to show profit and growth. Industrialization, technology…………………………moving forward. -the term “uncivilizaed” came about -cannibalism Anthropologists were obsessed with cannibalism (“how civilized can they be if they eat their own kind?”) But cannibalism only existed when the elder of a group died and his descendents of power would take a small part of his flesh and consume because they believed that it passed on his power to them Just like Catholic’s transubstantiation (bread=flesh, wine=blood)-transubstantiation -West was always upset about the pagan ways. At the same time, they were at war -Manifest Destiny-1890s Land appropriation Sociologist- modern anthropologist.
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