AN100 Study Guide - Quiz Guide: Sociocultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, Biological Anthropology

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A british man named robert knox was a captain of a ship in sri lanka, he was imprisoned. Scientific phase came in the early 20th century. Pre-scientific phase, missionaries had interest in other cultures wrongfully for many years. A(cid:374)th(cid:396)opolog(cid:455) (cid:449)as a t(cid:455)pe of (cid:862)applied (cid:272)olo(cid:374)ialis(cid:373)(cid:863), ie ho(cid:449) to (cid:396)ule (cid:271)ette(cid:396) Culture: the system of meanings about the nature of experience that are shared by a people and passed on from one generation to another, including the meanings that people give to things, events, activities, and people. Salvaging (before these cultures become extinct, wanted to preserve) Advocacy (for people who were disgraced or discriminated against) Survival (some things/traditions survive the past that we still use today ie. foraging) The point is that anthropologists look at the deeper meaning about everyday things (a classroom chair). In north america, anthropology is divided into 4 different approaches to the study of humans. The subdisciplines are biological anthropology, archaeology, linguistic anthropology, and sociocultural anthropology.

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