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1859 --Helped emerge anthropology as an academic discipline Fahlrott-Neanderthal describes the first well published /described fossil of human species Broca-Societe d’anthropologie -Interested in the way structures in the human brain determine behavior -Spoken language -Left side of the brain (now called Broca’s area) -Cognitive tool=behavior/custom=culture Darwin – Origin of species -Previously the ways things were distributed -Taxonomy (based on fomal similarities) -Darwin didn’t agree with classifying by appearance, he believed in idea of descent
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Unformatted text preview: -Through relationships of descent, geological charts can be created to show the “missing link” (LCA=apical ancestor) Anthropology: The study of Man First anthropology textbook in 1881 1881- Edward Tyler published a book that coined the term anthropology-Comparative study about humans being descended from apes from Africa-Believed in going around the world and comparing cultures instead of physicalities (enthnology) What customs to compare?-Cannibalism-How/Why? Film: Cannibalism Fove- New Guinea Chaco Canyon England Yanomamo...
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