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Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 227
Professor
Tobias Rees
Semester
Fall

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TA: Fiona --> [email protected] Med. Anthro vs Anthro of Med. Med. anthropology focuses on a medical perspective on humans Humans are beings that care about their health, their wellbeing Anthropology of med. focuses on how the idea of health became so central to being humans Which societies have given little thoughts to it and focused more on the eternal life, and which have put importance on the physical health It's the explanation of medicine in the history of humankind Why No Anthro. of Med. Before the 70's Not present in modern ethnography before the 70's Modernity Science Technology - with the distance from nature Secularization Concept of differentiation Priests/sorcerer/medical/magician are the same Further you progress in the history of evolution, the above people are considered to be different TEMPORAL MARKER Marks an epoch
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