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Introduction to Anthropology

ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 26: Cultural Ecology, Emic And Etic

Textbook -HUMAN ECOLOGY: The study of the complex relationships between humans and their environments. -SUSTAINABILITY: The ability to keep something in existence, to support a practice indefinitely. -Both anthropology a...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 25: Emic And Etic, Rites, Cave Painting

Textbook -Anthropologists may not agree on a single definition of religion because beliefs vary widely around the world, as do the experiences and practices of religion. -RELIGION: A set of beliefs and behaviours that pe...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Kinship, Social Inequality, Social Stratification

Textbook -The types of expectations, moral codes, policies, and laws will differ based on the size and complexity of the society. -POLITICAL ORGANIZATION: The way a society maintains order internally and manages affairs ...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Matrilocal Residence, Incest Taboo, Patrilocal Residence

Textbook -The small, two-generation family unit is a relatively new development in cooperative living. -Culture, not biology, dictates the social norms and expectations of men and women across the gender spectrum. -To re...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 20: Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Pastoralism, Potlatch

Textbook -ECONOMICS: How goods and services are produced, distributed, and consumed. -Food-getting strategies provides a foundation for the economics of a society. -Often a society will practice more than one of horticul...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Linguistics, Phoneme, Bipedalism

Textbook -LANGUAGE: A symbolic system expressing meaning through sounds or gestures. -SPEECH: Verbal communication using sounds. -Speech is influenced by biological, cultural, social, and political factors. Biological be...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Cultural Anthropology, Cultural Relativism, Cultural Identity

Textbook: -Culture guides our behavior and interactions with others. -We do not innately have a culture in our blood when we are born; we come equipped to learn any culture. -We acquire culture based on experience. -Shar...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Minoan Civilization

Textbook -By 5,000 years ago, most people were dependent on the domestication of plants and animals. -EMPIRE: When one state dominates or exercises control over another. -Empires are usually recognized in the archaeologi...

Anthropology
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Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Mastodon, Beringia, Projectile Point

Textbook -Grains were a part of people’s diet long before 10,000 years ago. -Cooking food has most likely been a cultural universal for around for 30,000 years. -PalaeoIndian refers to the period in which people first a...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Homo Heidelbergensis, Homo Habilis, Homo Erectus

Textbook -ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORD: The material remains of the human past and, in some cases, the description of the human past based on the material remains. -There is no consensus on what the exact definition of the arch...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: K–Ar Dating, Canine Tooth, Radiocarbon Dating

Textbook -There is a far greater chance that of finding human remains in the same area where they have been found before as opposed to finding them in areas that no one has ever looked. -Researchers typically dig in area...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Lactase Persistence, James Ussher, James Hutton

Textbook -Humans are far from perfect, biologically speaking - we are really just a bunch of “quick fixes.” -Lactose tolerance is a recent example of evolution. -As children mature, the ability to produce lactase (the pr...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTH 100 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Bonobo, Common Chimpanzee, Old World Monkey

Textbook -We are not quite as unique as we think we are. -We share our taxonomy order with around 400 other species of mammals. -In order to understand humans, we must study our past, as well as animals in the order Prim...

Anthropology
ANTH 100
Mc Guire
ANTHROPOLOGY 100 - Lecture Notes - part 2.pdf

ANTHROPOLOGY 100 – Lecture Notes WEEK no.6: ARCHAEOLOGY October 6 – 12, 2013 Readings:  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 o Ch.6 pages 152 – 165  Wednesday, October 9, 2013 o Ch.6 pages 1...

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