What is anthropology - What is Anthropology And where did it come from Thursday What anthropology is •At its widest level anthropology is

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Unformatted text preview: What is Anthropology? And where did it come from? Thursday, January 13, 2011 What anthropology is... •At its widest level anthropology is concerned with everything that has to do with human beings, past or present (Haviland 2002) Thursday, January 13, 2011 More bluntly •All humans eat, sleep, s#&%, and f@&$, but we all do it differently - and why and how we differ is what anthropologists study. Thursday, January 13, 2011 Less crassly... •All humans have a fundamental set of basic behaviors, but we also show incredible variety in how these behaviors and traits are manifest, and that is what anthropologists study. •It is this variety, how and why it is manifest, that anthropologist are interested in understanding Thursday, January 13, 2011 Holistic approach •An approach that considers culture, history, language, and biology as essential to a complete understanding of human society” (Nanda & Warms 2007: 7). Thursday, January 13, 2011 Four Fields • Cultural Anthropology • Archaeology • Physical/Biological Anthropology • Linguistic Anthropology Thursday, January 13, 2011 Four Fields • Cultural Anthropology • Archaeology • Physical/Biological Anthropology • Linguistic Anthropology Medical Anthropology Thursday, January 13, 2011 Four Fields • Cultural Anthropology • Archaeology • Physical/Biological Anthropology • Linguistic Anthropology Medical Anthropology Thursday, January 13, 2011 Four Fields • Cultural Anthropology • Archaeology • Physical/Biological Anthropology • Linguistic Anthropology Medical Anthropology Thursday, January 13, 2011 Four Fields • Cultural Anthropology • Archaeology • Physical/Biological Anthropology • Linguistic Anthropology Medical Anthropology Thursday, January 13, 2011 Cultural Anthropology...
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2011 for the course ANTH 152 taught by Professor Cooper,n during the Spring '08 term at University of Hawaii, Manoa.

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What is anthropology - What is Anthropology And where did it come from Thursday What anthropology is •At its widest level anthropology is

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