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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 1120
Professor
G.Crowther
Semester
Winter

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Anthropology Biological Anthropology Archaeology Cultural or Social Anthropology Applied Anthropology Linguistic Anthropology Approach to social or cultural anthropology Learned--> behind each discipline are ideas that inform the subjects discovery In the minds of all social anthropologists Social anthropology There are 3 perspectives of principles that are important Holistic --> holism --> focus on different aspects of cultures or systems, integrated or interconnected of all aspects of culture --> called a cultures logic, any culture has coherence(patterns) that cam be identified and examined --> interconnection provides it's logic Ex/ food getting --> hunter gathering --> reliance on wild resource Political organization--> a band Social organization --> egalitarian --> equal Kinship --> bilateral Marriage --> monogamous Religion --> animistic 2. Comparative perspective Make comparisons between cultures Involves considering the cultural lives of different ethnic groups Accounts of culture arrive from fieldwork --> first hand accounts, ethnographies Ethnology --> comparative study of culture General sense through using particular examples Similarities
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