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Unformatted text preview: 4-Field Anthropology
• Cultural • Archaeological • Biological • Linguistic • History:
o Franz Boas (19th century) o Native American culture Migration to Imperial Rome
o 45% of population in 1-3 AD o Slaves 40% o Military 2% o Free civilian 3% Cultural Anthropology
• Largest of subfields • Main methods:
o Participant-observation o Direct communication • Ethnography • Ethnology Archaeology
• Interprets human life style through material remains • Archaeological questions:
o Trade networks o
o Dietary reconstruction o
• Urban development Methods of production Chronological/ geographical subareas:
o • Prehistoric, colonial, classical, Bronze Age, etc. Method/ material subareas:
o Bioarchaeology, palaeoethnobotany ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course ANTH 101 taught by Professor Scarre during the Spring '07 term at UNC.
- Spring '07