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A101.01Intro - ANTHROPOLOGY 101 Introduction to...

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ANTHROPOLOGY 101: Introduction to Anthropology Unit 1 What is Anthropology? 0. Definition 0. The study of human beings, in all aspects, all places, and all times. Properties of Anthropology 0. Holistic 0. Concerned with all aspects of the human condition 1. Comparative 1. Attempts to understand human beings by the comparative study of people from as many groups as possible 2. Evolutionary 2. Interested in the nature and pattern of change in the human condition Divisions of Anthropology 3. 4. Biological 5. Cultural 3. Archaeology 4. Linguistics 5. Social/Cultural Biological/Physical 6. Studies physical aspects of humans 7. Including: 6. Evolution 7. Contemporary human variation 8. Environmental-genetic interactions 9. Forensic study of human remains 10. Primate behavior. Evolution 8. Examines the history and nature of the human evolutionary record 9. Examines our evolutionary relationships to other species Human Variation 10. Examines the nature and patterning of genetic variability among human populations Biosocial interactions 11. Examines the complex relationships between human cultural behavior and biological development and well-being 12. Environmental-genetic interactions Forensic Anthropology
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13. Attempts to identify decomposed or partial human remains 14. Attempts to learn cause of death for human remains 15. Attempts to learn about life style from human remains Biological: Primatology 16. Studies primate behavior 17. Attempts to better understand human nature through the study of our closest animal relatives Archaeology 18. Studies past human cultures (historic and prehistoric) by analyzing the patterning of material debris they leave behind. Linguistics 19. Studies Human Language 11. Structure 12. Patterns of change in languages 13. Relationships among existing and historic languages 14. Relationship to cognition 15. Social uses Social/Cultural Anthropology 20. Studies contemporary or historical human cultures. 21. Also called ethnology
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