1.Paleopathology it the study of
A. the biological and geological processes by which dead animals become
B. ancient environments using samples of ancient pollen.
C. hominid evolution and human life as revealed by the fossil record.
1. Shared culture means that culture is
A. an attribute of particular individuals.
B. an attribute of individuals as members of their groups.
C. what ensures that all people raised in the same society have the same
D. universally regarded
ANT 206 Clovis Exercise table to submit with your narrative.
The exercise is divided into three parts: Petrified Forest, Government Mountain, and the Mammoth Hunt. Your
ultimate assignment is to write a narrative of your annual round with Clovis hunters.
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The Clovis culture started out by long spears that helped the bands to obtain food. During
my year with the band in the Clovis culture I had the pleasure to experience different events that
Anthropology and Human Problems III
- work in anthropological perspective - multiculturalism in K12 education - generosity in anthropological perspective - are there universal human rights?
But first, a holiday gift from all of us to all of you:
Anthropology and Human Problems II
- The contemporary desires of the worlds remaining indigenous peoples for economic, linguistic, and cultural survival
What anthropologists have to contribute:
Efforts to publicize the circumstances and concerns of indig
Anthropology and Human Problems I
strengths that anthropologists bring to the application of anthropology six examples of anthropology applied I can see clearly now
strengths that anthropologists bring to the application of anthropology
Attention to sma
Transformative social movements, continued
1. Summary of last time 2. More about relative deprivation 3. Explaining transformative social movementsa 2nd and more humanistic approach
The explanation to date:
Transformative movements tend to appear:
1. What are social movements? 2. Kinds of social movements 3. Transformative social movements
1. attributes 2. examples
4. Explaining transformative social movements
What are social movements?
any organized effort by a group of human bei
- three kinds of social ranking systems - three lessons about stratification
First, some facts about social inequality in the United States:
1% of the people in the US control 48% of its wealth The next 19% control 46% of its wealth The
RELIGION, MAGIC, AND WORLD VIEW
-religionwhat is it? -Video: Holy Ghost People -Anthropological approaches to the study of religion
Three lessons for today:
For anthropologists, religion is a large and fuzzily-bounded category Three aspects of all religi
GENDER IN COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
The cultural construction of gender The sexual division of labor
Why are some tasks done mostly by women and others by men? What determines cultural variability in the sexual division of labor?
Kinship: principles of descent
-The kinship system -Tracing descent (3 choices) -Descent groups -Kinship terminologies -Post-marital residence practices -Kinship in ecological perspective
Components of the kinship system
Descent rules and descent groups
Marriage and the Family
-Incest taboos and exogamy rules -Plural marriage (polygamy) -Arranged marriages - dowry and brideprice (in section meetings)
Marriage changes the status of a man and a woman It stipulates the degree of sexual acces
ORIGINS OF THE STATE
Question = what economic and political circumstances surrounded the formation of the first states?
Forms of political organization (see L&S chapter 7)
Bands Tribes Chiefdoms States
Why didnt humans continue to live as hunter-gathers?
COMPARATIVE ECONOMIC SYSTEMS
Comparative economics is about the different ways humans have of producing, distributing, and consuming food and other goods
There are three different principles or modes of exchange (see C&C and L&S):
Our next three lectureson agricultural strategies, forms of economic organization, and the origins of the stateall relate to a single large question: why and how did humans, who for so long had produced and consumed at a subsistence level, come t