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Exam 1 Study Guide: What is Anthropology ( Anthropologists at Work ); Historical definitions of Culture: Anthropology is the study of human nature, society, and human past. Anthropology is holistic, has a comparative focus, cross-disciplinary interest, and its scope is vast and wide. Anthropology is evolutionary at its core, encompassing the fields of biological and cultural evolution. Culture has been defined as a set of learned
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Unformatted text preview: behaviors and ideas that humans acquire as members of society. Culture is dynamic, not static, and we use it to adapt to and transform the world in which we live. We are bio-cultural organisms that can analyze our own species through the field of anthropological studies....
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