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Unformatted text preview: Extinciton lecture 1- Complete pretest before class on sakai - Iclicker - Field notes from a catastrophe- Read syllabus - quizzes in lecture - recitation begisn sept 13 - tweet due next week 120 character - extinction is a set of facts that we know - a range of ideas answering why? And How?- Chronological structure of the course- Informed discipline of anthropology - All of the subdisciplines - what is anthropology - the most humanistic of the social sciences and the mose scientific of the humanities - four subfields - cultural - linguistic- achiology - biological - study people in the past as well as the present - also study people culturaly - culture in the past (archeology) and the present- Franz Boas is the father of American anthropology - Had a doctorate in phisics and then post doc in geographe and studied anatomy with Virchow - Concluded that the essence of being human is variation in human from and activity- Before boas when ppl thought of human nature there was a tendency to come up...
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This note was uploaded on 11/17/2011 for the course ANTHROPOLO 01:070:111 taught by Professor Scott during the Fall '11 term at Rutgers.

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