Intro to Anthropology - ANTH 101, Cultural Anthropology...

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ANTH 101, Cultural Anthropology Overview of Anthropology Four Sub- Fields
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What is Anthropology? holistic and historic biology & culture
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Unique= cross-cultural perspective Society  -organized life in groups  Cultures  –learned  traditions and customs,  that govern beliefs and behaviors Anthropology
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Culture- The complex whole that includes all habits, customs, beliefs, knowledge, art, morals, etc. learned by humans as members of a society. The human adaptive system.
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anthropos + ology Anthropology =
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anthropology Cultural anthro linguistics biological archaeology
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Critical questions: How do cultures and humans change? Why do humans/ cultures change? What are the origins of civilization? Is anthropology a science? Are human behaviors predictable? How can anthropology be applied to solve contemporary problems?
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cultural anthropology, archaeological anthropology, biological or physical anthropology, linguistic anthropology Four Sub-Fields of American Anthropology
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