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early_theories_outline22 - ANTH V02- Cultural Anthropology...

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Theory Part 1(Early Anthropology) Early “Anthropology” European Expansion Exploration Colonialism Scientific Developments Charles Darwin 1859: On the Origin of the Species Theory of Evolution Ideas of Progress Colonialism & Industrialism Evolutionary models for culture & society Herbert Spencer and Social Darwinism Social Darwinism Applying Darwin’s theory to societies Problems with “survival of the fittest” Used to justify immigrant labor, eugenics, Nazi regime L.H. Morgan (1818-1881) Structure of Societies Origin of Family (kinship systems) Socio-Cultural Evolution Edward B. Tylor (1832-1917) Origins of Religion Animism Tylor’s Concept of Culture: “that complex whole which includes knowledge, belief, art, morals, law, custom, and any other capabilities and habits acquired by man as a member of society” 1903 A New Perspective Franz Boas (1858-1942) Training in Sciences German Arctic Geography in North East Canada (Baffin Island) Encounters with Inuit Questions Social Evolution Boas’ Historical Approach
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This note was uploaded on 01/17/2012 for the course ANTH V02 taught by Professor Mariateresafiumerodo during the Spring '12 term at Ventura College.

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