Lecture1 - Lecture 1 Notes What anthropologists think...

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What anthropologists think -unified vision of human life: Biology, Society, Culture Universals and Particulars -Questions the assumptions -Reflect upon our own society How anthropologists work; Ethnography:participation in and study of daily life of other people -To understand what is “taken for granted” Ethnographic Techniques -Observation and participation -Conversation and interviews -Archives and documents -field journal What anthropologists study -elsewhere, (because of European contact with the rest of the world) -The other (the unique within their own culture) -Daily Life -Culture- perspective beliefs, what people do, how they express themselves Where anthropologists work -Development (Banks, relief agencies) -Governments- (work on natural resources, agriculture, etc.) -Universities -Businesses The Four Fields of Anthropology Physical/Biological Anthropology Archaeology Linguistics Socia/Cultural Anthropology ----------------------------------------------------------- Anatomically modern humans- 200,000 yrs ago
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