ANTH 1102 TEST 3 NOTES (pt. 1)
Tuesday October 25
Origins of Agriculture - Guest Speaker
o First domestication
o Transition from foraging to agriculture
Two Models of Change
o Revolution, diffusion
o Gradual Change
The Upper Paleolithic P
Anthropology Test #2
Class notes 2/4/13-2/6/13
Our Place Among Primates
Primatology: study of non-human primates
Helps make inferences
o Zoological taxonomy: assignment of organisms to catego
ANTH 1102 TEST 2 STUDY GUIDE (pt. 3)
Biological and ecological species definitions
Models of speciation allopatric and sympatric
F. How is the Broad-Spectrum Revolution associated with climatic and
technological change in the Mesolithic period?
o Includes the late Upper Paleolithic and the Mesolithic that followed it
o Foraging varied plant and animals f
ANTH 1102 TEST 1 NOTES (pt. 2)
Tuesday, August 30
Language and Communication Continued.
o Standard English: prestige dialect (not superior)
o Black English Vernacular: a dialect of American English - was associated with the
cultural deficit theo
Anthropology Test #1 Study Blue
ANTHRO LECTUE CARDS
What is Anthropologys Responsibility?
- Relevance and ethics
o Working with humans therefore requires a code of ethics
What is Sociolinguistics?
- Cultural diversity is mirrored by linguistic diversitywh
TEST 1 STUDYGUIDE Archaeological fieldwork Systematic survey and excavation Provides a regional prospective by gathering information on settlement patterns over a large area Locating and finding archaeological sites Systematic removal of soil a
Forms of Descent Group 3 different forms 1. Lineage- a descent group with a common known ancestor Patrilineage The male line Daughters leave Patrilocal Matrilineage The Female line Sons leave Matrilocal 2. Clan- members believe they have a c
ANTH 1102: Introduction to Anthropology Sem: Fall 2008 Last Name First Name Instructor: Jason J. Gonzlez Class: Monday/Wednesday/Friday 9:05-9:55 ID # 810_
Multiple Choice (40 points) (Choose the best answer out of the five choices) 1.
Anthropology Test 3 Spring 2015
1. In recent times, many foraging groups have been exposed to the idea of food
production, but have not adopted it. Why?
a. They did not have the skills or tools to do so.
b. They did not realize the advantages of food prod
ANTH 1102 TEST 2 STUDY GUIDE (pt. 1)
o the formation of new, smaller villages from old (fission) is expected to lead to
increased opportunity for genetic drift
o the merging of smaller village
ANTH 1102 TEST 2 STUDY GUIDE (pt. 2)
Search for the First Human Orrorin tugenensis
Alien from Earth This film is available for viewing at:
Unnatural Causes Bad Sugar
Journey of Man The Chukc
ANTH 1102 TEST 2 NOTES (pt. 2)
Thursday, September 29
Film on Apes
o What makes us human?
o What are newly identified behaviors?
o What ape behavioral characteristics are similar to humans?
Tuesday, October 4
o Film: Search for the First
ANTH 1102 TEST 3 NOTES (pt. 3)
Thursday November 8
Globalization and Immigration : Guest Speaker
o Globals, Locals, Mobals
o Multivocality and Multilocality
o The illegal immigrant experience
o Activism and Government
o The Importance of Data
o The Role o
ANTH 1102 TEST 3 NOTES (pt. 4)
Tuesday November 29
Applied Anthropology - Development anthropology
What is Applied anthropology?
o using data, perspective, theory and methods to identify, assess and solve
o anthropology outside the
ANTH 1102 TEST 3 NOTES (pt. 2)
Thursday October 27
Social Archaeology - Guest Speaker, Dr. Jennifer Birch
How people in the past lived on a day-to-day basis
o How did people relate to one another?
o Did some people have more power/status?
o What was the
Outline/As-We-Go Study Guide for Exam 3 (Refer to the syllabus for
1. Subsistence and production
a. In making decisions about subsistence, the adaptive strategy
in any particular context is to maximize the net benefit of
production in relat
January 24, 2012
The University of Georgia has a rich history of tradition. There is a deeply rooted
culture throughout much of the campus and it is shared by thousands of bulldog fans.
There are so many interesting building and la
Methods in Cultural Anthropology
Traditional research in cultural anthropology: field work
-Contrast to lab work
-Ethnography , or ethnographic research
-Depth over breadth
-Small sample sizes
-Experience daily life
Emic Vs. Etic p
Robust australopithecines, early Homo, and brain expansion
Robust australopithecines= Paranthropus
o First appearance date: 2.7 Ma
o Last appearance- 1.4 Ma
o Evolutionary dead end
o Robust faces
o Large chewing muscles
ANTHROPOLGY TEST 2
Forces of microevolution
Evolution: change over time
Microevolution: change in gene (allele) frequencies in a population over time
Natural Selection: differential fertility or mortality
Fitness: Differential survival and reproductio
Anthropology Test #2
Class notes 2/1/13
Modern Human Diversity
There is no biological basis for race
Variation and Evolution
In humans, most behavioral patterns are culturally learned or acquired
Other Characteristics are determined by an interaction betw
Anthropology Test #1
Class Notes 1/9/2013
What is Anthropology?
- The study of humankind everywhere, throughout time
- Seeks knowledge about what makes people different and about what they all have
What do Anthropologists do?
- Biological Organi
Anthropology Test #2
Class notes 1/25/13
An early term for early evolutionism was transformism
Transformism had posited the primordial relatedness of all life forms
Evolutionary terms and concepts
Evolution: change in structure of a population
April 19th, 2013
TED Talk extra credit
Wade Davis: Dreams from Endangered Cultures
Wade Davis is a National Geographic Explorer-In-Residence who is trained in
anthropology from Harvard. Davis travels the world living alon
HELP! I lost my Homo sapien
If Found call him by his nickname: Neanderthal
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(Photo Credit: John Gurch, artist/ Chip Clark,
Genus: Homo sapien (Dorey 201
Physiology based on genetics, social and economic environment, and environmental
limitations (temp, nutrition, disease)
Human phenotypes vary within and among populations (can be seen)
o External - height; mass; body shape; facial featu
I. The Origins of Agriculture
Paleolithic foragers vs. modern foragers
a.i. Paleolithic Foragers:
During the Paleolithic, humans grouped
together in small societies such as bands, and subsisted
by gathering plants and h
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Anthropology Study Guide Short Answers
What were the two main questions Franz Boas asked which
guided the development of anthropology as a discipline?
1. Why are the tribes and nations of the world different?
2. How have the present differences developed?
Post WWII Women
Absolute increase in working women, white middle class married
o Prior to this, women stayed home
Pink collar jobs
o Teachers, secretaries, retail shops and service industries
o Part time, with no benefits
o Assumption was that the
Introduction to Anthropology
Week 7: Feb 25, 2016
Secrets of Stonehenge
Possible test questions:
1. Who built Stonehenge? What were their
2. Describe at least three of kinds of archaeological
evidence used to reconstruct what happened at t
The Rise of Conservatism
- Young groups felt that their parents didnt go far enough in their ideologies
I. The Federal West and southern California Conservatism
A. WWII as watershed for western defense industry and the rise of conservatism
1. Government c