Religion (Chapter 13) Notes
About belief, ideas, intangible, old
Religion and social change
Religion, production and social organization
Religious movements that are produced in new context of dramatic social change
Anthro Lecture #9
LOOK UP MICROSOFT ONENOTE!
Family and Kinship
o Kinship: culturally defined relationship established on the basis of blood ties or
o Kinship system- kin relations, kin groups, and terms for classifying
Anthro Lecture 7
Ongkas Big Moka film
Ongka is the leader of the tribe
Can only persuade people, not order them
Small tribe ~ 1000 people
Ongka has four wives and nine children
You must have pigs to do whatever you want to do
If you dont have pi
Anthro Lecture 4
Anthropological History, Colonialism, and Perspective
~late 1800s: Armchair anthropologists
o Did not conducts fieldwork
o Complied accounts of amateur observations
Missionaries, adventures, and military officers
Anthro Lecture #5
Section II: Broad Patterns
o Section I: Anthro. Concepts, fields, and history
o Section II: Broad cultural patterns related to subsistence strategies
Economy, exchange, and human environment relations
Anthro Lecture #8
Political Organization, Power, and Inequality +OBM
Political Organization and Stratification- BIG Question
o How does society stick together and not fall into chaos or constant warfare?
o Do humans need rulers?
o Who determines
Anthro Lecture #3
Exam 1 based on: Lecture, Film, and Readings
Fields in anthropology
Features of culture
Key concepts (structure/agency; function/meaning)
Anthropological fieldwork and methods
The legacy of colonialism
Familiarity with b
Anthro Lecture 2
The Four Fields and Features of Culture
What is anthropology?
o The study of humankind in the past and the present
o Humans are biological and cultural organisms
o Such a complex, every changing topic requires a holistic approach
Anthro Lecture #6
Economy and Culture
What is free?
o No strings attached?
o Free Pizza! Free Hugs! Free Popcorn!
What is expected in return?
o Cuddling rates in Washington DC
o How can giving become a way of gaining
Upon my observation within this slightly well preserved building, I have discovered this
weird plank with wheels. At first, I believed that only the male humans used it, but as I
Anthro 2 Midterm Study Guide
1) Discuss Franz Boas' theoretical and methodological contributions to
- Intro: he rejected the cultural evolutionary model than had dominated
anthropology up until his time, set new standards, and did work that
Anthro midterm questions
1. Discuss Franz Boas theoretical & methodological contributions to anthropology.
i. Argued against Social evolutionists
theory of Unilineal cultural evolution(idea that he diversity of
1.) How have anthropologists studied agriculture?
Foraging, pastoralism, horticulture, agriculture
Studied its relationship with religion, social structure, class equality
Religion- The Broken Village. Religion provides a sense of mastery and control i
Anthro Lecture #10
Race and Class & Nature and Culture
Final Project: Friday February 26, 2016 @ 12pm
Race, Class, Ethnicity & Gender
We classify people into different groups based on aspects pf their physical
o In systems of social s