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Introduction to Anthropology

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Introduction to Anthropology 1890- @ Harvard, Anthropology is defined as the study of humans and it includes archeology There are two approaches to anthropology: 1. Diachronic (temporal)- this relates to the historical aspects and human condition over time all around the world. 2. Synchronic (spatial)- this relates to understanding other cultures and area over time all over the world. A. Comparative Perspective - this is very similar to the synchronic approach. It says that in order to understand humans, you must engage in all aspects- other cultures and other histories. One has to engage in time (diachronic) and space (synchronic) to fully understand anthropology. 2 BC-2AD- At this time, architecture was a field of study for privileged people and it was part of the 7 vital subjects for education. However, there was a split in
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Unformatted text preview: this idea that occurred when slaves that became free could now learn for their own sake. People now learned not just because they were suppose to but to gain knowledge and understanding for themselves. Now education, and architecture, is now for everyone. • Quadrivium- includes 4 main subjects; 7 total for basic knowledge o Architecture o Arithmetic o Astronomy o Grammar o Logic o Rhetoric o Music • UN report on global settlements: o 100-500 million people without permanent shelter o 1000 million people living in substandard housing (1-3 million in US) o 50,000 people die everyday because of this • This does not mean that there is a lack of shelter or a feeling of home. A house includes everything- not just the structure, but nature as well • Architecture is a pattern of relationships....
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