A152_Study_Guide_2007F_Exam_3

A152_Study_Guide_2007F_Exam_3 - INTRODUCTION TO...

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INTRODUCTION TO ANTHROPOLOGY STUDY GUIDE Dr. H. Lyn Miles Exam 3: Culture Shapes the World WEEK 11 SUBSISTENCE Traces the research of anthropologist Clyde Snow who uses forensic analysis of bones, genetics,  geneology, ethnohistory, culture, and just good common sense to try to find the bodies of the famous  western outlaws.  SUBSISTENCE – Ch 18 Subsistence Anthropologists organize human cultures based on their subsistence pattern—how they make a living.  The primary patterns are: foraging (hunting and gathering); pastoralism, horticulture, agriculture, and  complex society.  1. What is adaptation and how do humans primarily adapt?  Adaptation refers to beneficial adjustments of  organisms to their environment, a process that leads to changes in the organisms, as well as impacts  their environment. 2. What are culture areas and culture core? 3. Why do anthropologists divide cultures into subsistence groups? 4. What are foraging societies, e.g., Ju/’hoansi, and why are they significant? 5. What are the four or five primary characteristics of foraging societies? 6. What are the characteristics of horticulture?
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