Anthropology 101.1

Anthropology 101.1 - -anthro: human pology: the study of -...

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-anthro: human pology: the study of - humans are the result of the co-evolution of culture and biology - biocultural approach: study of inter relationship between what humans have inherited genetically and our culture - culture: modification/manipulation rather than adaptation 4 subfields - Linguistic - Cultural - Physical - Archaeology Linguistic: - Variation and evolution of languages - Language preservation - Differences due to gender, class, ethnicity Cultural: - Cultural variation and evolution in living and recent populations - Participant observation - Ethnography Physical/biological: - Biological variation and evolution - Concerned with every aspect of human biology Archaeology - Cultural variation and evolution of past populations - Understand culture through analysis of material goods Physical anthropologists practice - Biological science - Social science Subfields of physical anthropology - Primatology, paleotology - Medical anthropology - Genetics - Paleopathology (skeletal disease) - Osteology - Forensic anthropology
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