6.21.12 ANTH2589 Notes
o Good because you have information from that time period
o Bad because it can be biased
Big centralized government in _ kept records of food for taxes
Problem with written records is you only know the authors voice
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Practice theory: how an individual interacts with his environment
House societies: how a group of people connected by some kinship/bond/goal interact
with their environment to achieve a common goal
6.13.12 ANTH2589 Notes
Homologous oppositions offer direct correlates with the heterarchy of hierarchies
nestled within a household.
o Practice theory
Container and contained are related as parts of a continuous process of living
o House societies
Think about strutures we create and inhabit.
How to create, support, maintain, alter such structures?
What are the spatial and temporal scales on which we operate?
P. 63 big paragraph
Whatre we looking for, how d
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Culture: the laws and governing principles for interaction between people
Cultural anthropology: study of these structures/rules
Archaeology: study of the same thing, but in the past
Focusing on artifacts & ecofacts