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8.27Lec - Darwin o Compared anatomy (descent) Tylor o...

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Darwin o Compared anatomy (descent) Tylor o Compared customs/culture Wanted to compare the way different ethnic groups/populations  from across the world behave Wanted to come up with what the primitive condition/primitive  state of culture was  “Survivals” from primitive state Rivers o Psychologist interested in color perception (discovered that had to do with  inheritance) Color perception: That people were naming colors differently and  seeing them differently as they should (color blindness) Descent  genealogical method  Thought the subject of ethnology should be kinship and  marriage Ethnology: Comparing cultures Cannibalism o Who performed the act? A lot of women who are in areas that have low protein availability  (men take it all) o What were the repercussions? o “Kuru” Cannibalism gives it a chance to happen by introducing the prion  to the body o “Prion”: The agent of brain matter by which the custom of cannibalism is  transmitted
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