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9_1_11__2__Anthropological+Concepts - Reading Question #1:...

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Unformatted text preview: Reading Question #1: Why does Arens classify American football as a symbolic and ritual practice in American culture? In other words, what are some aspects of football that lead him to this analysis? Unifying Concepts in Anthropology September 1, 2011 Last Time Goals of this course Instructor Background Course Information Student Intros Today Anthropological concepts Impact of our cultural backgrounds and experiences The subfields of anthropology Defining culture and using the culture concept * Note about images of human remains * First Word Journal due next Tuesday. What makes us human? What is anthropology ? The academic discipline that studies all of humanity from a broad perspective. Peoples and Bailey The study of human culture and biology in the past and present http://www.aaanet.org Why study anthropology? Well come back to this Anthropological Approaches Anthropology is: Holistic Comparative...
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This note was uploaded on 10/20/2011 for the course PHIL-P 100 taught by Professor Frederickschmitt during the Fall '08 term at Indiana.

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