Anthropology2_The_Four_Fields_of_Anthro

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Anthro 2 17:35 September 28, 2009 The Four Fields of Anthropology: Physical/Biological Anthropology Human biological diversity:   evolution of bodies genetics  plasticity:  difference between males and females.  High altitudes, low altitudes.  How much does the body change by living in the world? Primatology:  study of primates.  How they communicate, parent, etc. Reconstruct cultural/social aspects of human evolution. Archeology Deals with pre-history minus written documents. Artifacts:   Deposition:  how artifacts are deposited at a site.  Stratigraphy:  layers.  Allows you to link sites in time. Perseveration:  how long has the object been preserved. Materiality of Archeology: Environment/economy Long-term social change
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Social relations?  Ideas? “Love is fleeting, stone tools are forever” Linguistics Historical linguistics: Ancient languages Variation through time Sociolinguistics:
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