Key summary

10 Pages

Course Code
Victor Barac

This preview shows pages 1,2 and half of page 3. Sign up to view the full 10 pages of the document.
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
More Less
Unlock Document

Only pages 1,2 and half of page 3 are available for preview. Some parts have been intentionally blurred.

Unlock Document
You're Reading a Preview

Unlock to view full version

Unlock Document

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.