Anth. 101 Notes 19

Anth. 101 Notes 19 - General goals Anthropology as a field...

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General goals Anthropology as a field of study and as a way of observing and understanding ppl societies and histories Basics of anth theory Broad trajectory and major devel of human culture and bio history Broad patterns of bio and cult variation among mod ppls Describe diff btw cult (learned) and bio(acquired and inherited) variation Cult/bio diversity of ppl toady and in past Biocult approach to look at human variation and hist Assess expatiations of human diversity and change bio and cult Anth theory Evolution and culture defs Concept of cultural relativism Indiv and collective behavior can create cult and institutions of society (describe how) Cult, social insts and other people shape our behavior Human bio and cult hist Identify the major stages in human bio evolution Describe current models of the evolution of modern human beings Identify the areas where people independently domesticated plants and animals
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Scarre during the Spring '07 term at UNC.

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Anth. 101 Notes 19 - General goals Anthropology as a field...

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