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STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST 1 ANTH 1003
STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST 1 ANTH 1003

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Louisiana State University
Department
Anthropology
Course
ANTH 1003
Professor
All
Semester
Winter

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STUDY GUIDE FOR TEST 11What is anthropologythe study of humankind from its beginnings millions of years ago to the present day from the Greek anthropos human and logia study2What are the 4 fields of anthropology know what each is what kinds of things each studiesArchaeologyStudy of past cultures through their material remainsEx Fossils tools built structures waste historical archeology may use written recordsStudy the history of the peopling of the Americas Who first settled the US When and from where did they arriveCultural resource management Protection and management of archeological archival and architectural resourcesPhysical or biological anthropology Study humans from a biological perspectivePaleoanthropology Biological processes of human adaptionHuman Variation Physiological differences among modern humans Primatology Study of apes for clues about the human speciesForensics Study and identification of skeletized or badly decomposed human remains Sociocultural anthropologyThe study of human society and cultureCulture the set of learned behaviors and ideas that human beings acquire as members of a given society or communitySociety any more or less complex group of people aka a communityToday we tend to refer to the group as a society and use culture to refer to beliefs and practices Gebusi are a society not a cultureTopics of interest What does it mean to be Middle Class in America How do community members in rural Bolivia create kinship ties through everyday practices How do young IndianAmerican teenagers think about and express their identityLinguistic anthropologyInterdisciplinary Cultural beliefs about language Culturally patterned ways of using languageLanguage use in contextSpeakers as social actors
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