Part 3a - Jeffrey Frankens Part 3a Anthropology All...

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Jeffrey Frankens Part 3a -1 Anthropology All cultures are divided into 4 categories: Bands, Tribes, Chiefdoms, and States. They all have different kinds of government, subsistence patterns, gender differences, marriage systems, and religious systems. Bands were the original type of organization and was the only for till about 4,000 years ago. Since that time we have boomed with different kinds of organizations and governments. Bands are the most basic (and simple) type of group. They only range from 10- 100 people and have no leadership positions whatsoever. It is a lot more cooperative than states (which the US). It is also totally kinship based. Everyone in a single band is related. Period. No matter who you are you are related to everyone else in the same group. This makes the group have a similar interest and therefore everyone is more cooperative. Bands forage. They search for food everyday. Most bands are still located in The top of North America, Australia, much of Africa, and some of Asia. However there
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course ANTH 205 taught by Professor Alvard during the Fall '08 term at Texas A&M.

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Part 3a - Jeffrey Frankens Part 3a Anthropology All...

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