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ANTH 3342 Lecture 5: 2-1-2017 fats and stuff continued
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ANTH 3342 212017 Food and Drug Association (FDA) is one of the best sources of information, although it is not totally accurate and they are somewhat deceptive Fat (lipid) o Lipid is the more correct term for fat o DV = 65...

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Widmer Randolph
ANTH 3342 Lecture 4: 1-30-2017 HOW DIGESTION WORKS CONTINUED
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ANTH 3342 1302017 HOW DIGESTION WORKS, CONTINUED Salivary glands o These glands produce saliva o Secretion of saliva triggered by olfactory or other external stimuli o Saliva has enzymes that begin to break down food o Pol...

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ANTH 3342 Lecture 6: 2-6-2017 Minerals - Other Essential Elements - Food Availability
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Minerals Calcium o DV = 1000 mg o Nearly every tissue of the body needs calcium Potassium = 3.5 gm o Essential for making all muscles (including the heart) function properly o It is vital for the transmission of nerve impu...

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Widmer Randolph
ANTH 3342 Lecture 2: 1-23-2017 How Cooking Made Us Human
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ANTH 3342 1232017 Catching Fire, How Cooking Made Us Human Diet is important to understanding organisms and their behavior Humans are good at eating food that they have processed themselves Humans are perfectly capable of ...

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Widmer Randolph
ANTH 3342 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Maillard Reaction, Olfactory System, Elbulli
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ANTH 3342 1/25/2017 HOW DIGESTION WORKS What is food? o Its a package of nutrients ingested by the organism o Ingestion: the act of taking or putting into the stomach For...

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Widmer Randolph
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Akha Language
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ANTH 3348 11/29/2016 Exam will be on units 4,5,6, Charismatic Leaders, Prophets  Conversion – conversion can often involve far reaching types of social change and its more t...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Altruistic Suicide, Social Fact, Totem
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ANTH 3348 8/30/2016  Durkheim: o The social fact: some aspect of human behavior that must be defined by reference to other social fact  Example: attributing crime to so...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Zande People, Cultural Relativism, Carlos Castaneda
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find more resources at oneclass.com 9/6/2016 ANTH 3348  E.E. Evans-Pritchard – Witchcraft, Magic, and Oracles Among the Azande o In South Sudan, 1937 o He argued that magic is one way in...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Johann Jakob Bachofen, Edward Burnett Tylor, Syncretism
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find more resources at oneclass.com 8/25/2016 ANTH 3348 anthropology of religion Rasmussen Tylor and the Founding Fathers  Syncretism – practicing more than one religion  Rel...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Synecdoche
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ANTH 3348 9/13/16 Basic Concepts of Symbols  Geertz  The meanings of symbols are dictated by social convention  Multivocality  Openness  Synecdoche  S...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Spirit Possession, Mediumship
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ANTH 3348 11/3/2016 Spirit Possession and Mediumship  How trance occurs o The sociocultural significance and context  If you have a diagnosis of someone who claims the...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Veneration Of The Dead, Meddle, Dennis Brain
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find more resources at oneclass.com ANTH 3348 10/27/2016 Powers, Dangers and Mana … “God’s Plan”  Many cultures have a concept of a divine plan  Satan or some malicious force can f...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Menstrual Taboo, Menstruation, Shia Islam
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9/27/2016 ANTH 3348 Critical Reformations of Purity and Pollution Watch “The History of the Devil” on youtube  Bodily symbolism  A good example of which would be menstrual “taboo” ...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture 20: 11-10-2016 Religion, Politics, and Change
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find more resources at oneclass.com 11/10/2016 ANTH 3348 Religion, Politics and Change  Boddy chapter form previous class o Zar spirits have pantheons o Religiou...

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Rasmussen Susan
ANTH 3348 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Stith Thompson, Franz Boas, Folkloristics
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find more resources at oneclass.com 10/11/2016 ANTH 3348 Ritual unit will not be on midterm Myth(ology) and Cosmology  Aetiological myths – myths that explain the origin of somet...

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Rasmussen Susan

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