Franz Boas / Race and Progress
1- When was this article published?
This article was published on Friday, July 3, 1931
2- Who is he talking to?
He is talking to the reader.
3- What racial categories does he talk about?
Negro, White, Indian, Mexican, South
Sex & Gender
The difference between sex & gender
Final Exam Study Guide
Sex: a distinction based on the biological and anatomical differences of the body
Gender: a distinction based on the socially and culturally formed traits of masculinity and femi
Ishi the last Yahi
Ishi, the last Yahi, is a story about a man named Ishi. He was the last ever known member
of the Yahi Tribe when it was believed that his entire tribe had been extinct due to the fatal
attacks that the tribe endured from Cattleman and T
1) Who are the Nacirema?
The Nacirema are a North American group.
2) Describe a Nacirema shrine?
The Nacirema shrine is described as a charm box or chest that is mounted to the wall. Inside of
it holds several charms and potions.
3) What is the ancient Co
1) Scientific name: common chimpanzee
Common name: P. troglodytes
2) Geographic Range: West and Central Africa
Preferred Habitat: dry savanna, evergreen rainforest, montane forest, swamp forest, and dry
3) Locomotors pattern (limb
ANTHRO 140 EXAM
Empirical evidence is information that justifies a belief in the truth or falsity of a
claim. In the empiricist view, one can claim to have knowledge only when one has a
true belief based on empirical evidence. This stands in contras
10 of my bodys most significant adaptations.
1) My brain adapted the ability to think (problem solving). This is the most important adaptation for my
body; I cannot imagine what world and life would be like without the ability to use my brain.
College and Alcohol
Growing up in high school, kids tend watch various television shows which focus on kids
in their college years. The media glorifies the parties, the experience, and the drama and connects
most of these events to alcohol. High school al
We also can thank our inner monkey for our ability to walk on two feet. 4.4 million years
ago our ancestors began to walk on two feet. A creature nicknamed Ardi walked upright, and this
is shown by the remanence of her pelvis. The top part of Ardis pelvis
The lives of these primates changed dramatically when they began to see in color. Seeing
color helped our ancestors pick out the best leaves, and see the difference between ripe fruits. 23
million years ago these primates could see color. In our eyes toda
Primates are a species that we are closely connected to through evolution. Many people compare
us to monkeys and apes when we discuss who we evolved from. The shape of our hands, the way
we grasp with them, the way we walk, and the structure of our brain
3.2 million years ago walked a creature called Austratopithecus afrensis. Nicknamed
Lucy, her legs were shaped at an angle so she walked straight like we do today. The discovery of
Lucy was huge because she had the face of an ape but walked just like a hu
In conclusion, our primate ancestors have given us many things.They are our closest relatives.
They look the most like us and gave us many of the features that we have today. They gave us
our color vision but left us with a poor sense of smell. Our abilit
We can not only thank our primate ancestors for our color vision, but we can also blame
them for our poor sense of smell. We would not notice how poor our lack of smell is unless we
were given the smell of a dog for a day to see how much stronger their no
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westem Alaska, is talking about the native '
foods of her childhood: We pretty much
had a subsistence way of life Our food
supply was right outside Our front
door. We did our hunting and foraging on the
Eating Christmas in the Kalahari
Richard Barshay Lee
An economy is a social system for the production,
exchange, and consumption of goods and services. '
Using this denition, anthropologists believe that all
human societies have economies and that econ
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HOW MANY FATHERS
ARE BEST FOR A CHILD?
After 40 years ofvisiting the Bari Indians in Venezuela,
anthropologists have discovered a new twist on family values
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Beckerman was well into his
tige economy. In contrast to conspicuous consumption in
industrial and postindustn'al societies, the emphasis is not
on amassing goods that then become unavailable to oth-
ers. Instead, it is on gaining wealth in order to give it away
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people all the various possibili
ties and risKs, and leave it up to
them to make a decision, Mo
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It is not known how many
cousins marry or live together.
Love-based marriage revolutionary
Eh The notion of coupling
for personal reasons was
considered absurd before
the 18th century
By Colette Bancroft
ST. PETERSBURG TIMES
We all know traditional mar-
riage when we see it: the 1950s
idyll found in Ozzie and H
Chapter 7: Patterns of Subsistence
The first one-third of Chapter 7 is mostly vocabulary and concepts used to study subsistence strategies.
The second two-thirds is devoted to the four primary subsistence strategies: characteristics, technologies
Chapter 9: Sex, Marriage, Family and Household
What is Marriage? A culturally sanctioned union between two or more people that establishes certain
rights and obligations between those people, between them and their children, and between them
and their in-
Professor: Ari Larissa Heinrich
The Mystery of Love in the Films of Wong Kar-Wai
Love occupies one of the dominant roles in the human life. Since God created a man
and a woman and encouraged them to support each o
Study Guide for Test 3: Chapters 9, 10, 11 and 12
1. Explain the processes of fossilization and taphonomy. Why arent there more fossils?
TAPHONOMY: the study of what happens to the remains of an animal from the time of its
death to the time of
What is the difference between marriage and mating?
All animals, including humans, matesome for life and some not, some with a single individual and some with several.
MATING is biological MARRIAGE is a culturally recognized practice that is backed by so