Covers material from Weeks 4-6.The exam will consist of various types of objective questions(multiple choice, true/false, and matching) as well as essay questions. In addition to this studyguide, you should review all lectures, text chapters, and all key terms. I. The Culture Sketch Chapters in general [Nuer, Ju/’hoansi, Azande, Kaluli]Have a mental culture sketch about the culture groups in the chapters. The points listedbelow are pretty general—they are things you should take away from most of the textchapters you read in this course.What is the physical environment and subsistence method? What foods are utilized?What is the political organization? Are there rituals involved? Is kinship important inthe political structure?What are men’s and women’s roles in these societies? The view of the elderly?What are the beliefs related to the supernatural?What are the roles of the shamans, healers, elders, or other people involved inrituals? However, you will also notice that in addition to general “sketches” each chapter [and mylecture notes] also focuses on particular information relevant to that culture group. Forexample, there are several chapters that emphasize kinship and marriage styles this time.
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Anthropology, Kalahari Desert, New Guinea, western New Guinea, E. E. Evans-Pritchard