notesaug29 - Deals with physical human body interaction between culture and anatomy study modern human biology and look at diffs in bodies as being

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Deals with physical human body, interaction between culture and anatomy, study modern human biology and look at diffs in bodies as being result of climovariation (result of people adapting) Cultural variation—people are giving set of constraints depending on where they are living, adapt to those constraints. Hunter–gatherers live in small groups, little formal political system, food sharing based on bartering; as opposed to complex societies where people grow populations Holistic as a disciple (look at whole picture) look at interrelationship between all aspects of culture and biology Subfields of anthropology: cultural, physical, linguistics, archaeology, applied Cultural- interested in modern human cultures, interested in studying all components of culture, go into field with particular research question Ethnography- observing a society by actively participating in that society Anthro used to be study of non western people, has roots in travel narratives
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  • Fall '08
  • PACHECO
  • Anthropology, Sociology, modern human cultures, Modern Human Biology, physical human body

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