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Department
Anthropology
Course Code
ANTA02H3
Professor
Victor Barac

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Key summary of ANA02 Chapter 1 Ethnography: the first-hand, personal study of local settings. It entails spending a year or more in another society, living with the local people and learning about their way of life. Human adaptability Anthropology: the study of the human species and its immediate ancestors. Holistic science: the study of the whole world of the human condition: past, present, and future; biology, society, language and culture. People share societyorganized life in groupswith other animals. Cultures are distinct to human. They are traditions and customs, transmitted though learning, that form and guide the beliefs and behaviour of the people that exposed to them. The most critical element of cultural tradition is their transmission through learning rather than through biological inheritance. Homo sapiens: modern human beings. Adaptation, Variation, and Change Adaptation: the process by which organisms cope with environmental forces and stresses, both biologically and culturally. Food production: the cultivation of plants and domestication of animals, which originated some 12,000-10,000 years ago, to replace foraging in most areas. General Anthropology www.notesolution.com
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