Anthropology

Anthropology - the present and the past including...

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Anthropology Anthropology The science or study of humans The science or study of humans using a holistic approach using a holistic approach
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4 Sub-Fields of Anthropology 4 Sub-Fields of Anthropology Archaeology The systematic study of the remains of previous cultures as a means of reconstructing the life ways of people who lived in the past Prehistoric archaeology Historic archaeology Artifacts, features, ecofacts, sites Cultural Resource Management (CRM)
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The Sub-Fields of Anthropology The Sub-Fields of Anthropology Linguistics The study of language, how it is formed, how it works, the history and development of language, and its relationship to other aspects of culture Descriptive linguistics Historical Linguistics Ethnolinguistics Sociolinquistics
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The Sub-Fields of Anthropology The Sub-Fields of Anthropology Biological/Physical Anthropology Studies humans as biological beings both in
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Unformatted text preview: the present and the past, including biological evolution and variation – Paleoanthropology – Primatology – Jane Goodall, Diane Fossey – Contemporary human variation studies – In the News: Forensic Anthropologists and Human Rights violations The Sub-Fields of Anthropology The Sub-Fields of Anthropology • Cultural Anthropology – The description and comparison of the adaptations made by human groups to the diverse ecosystems of the earth – Call adaptations – culture – Ethnography – Ethnology • Where does Applied Anthropology fit? Theory Ethnology Ethnology Ethnography Ethnography Ethnography Ethnography What makes anthropology as a What makes anthropology as a discipline, unique? discipline, unique? • Holism • Fieldwork • Comparative method • Cultural Relativism/Ethnocentrism/Human Rights...
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