Notes - Biological Anthropology September 22, 2006 There...

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Biological Anthropology September 22, 2006 There are only two homework assignments, a midterm and a final for this class. The homework is only worth 10% total (5% each). The midterm and the final are both worth 45% each so an equal amount of studying should be done for each. They will be more conceptual type tests as compared to multiple choice questions. I. Anthropology a. Definitions i. Anthropos = ‘man’ ii. Logos = study 1. What they really focus upon is human variation (The Human Difference) 2. Biological and Cultural difference 3. History a. Changes throughout time b. Definition in one sentence i. The study of human biological and cultural difference over time and space. II. Subfields of anthropology a. Sociocultural anthropology b. Linguistic anthropology c. Archaeology d. Biological anthropology i. (Physical anthropology) 1. Human variation 2. Primatology a. We are primates, so studying other primates is important. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 04/05/2008 for the course ANTHRO 2B taught by Professor Egan during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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