Textbook Notes for Hank Davis

U OF GANTH 1150Hank DavisFall

ANTH 1150 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Applied Anthropology, Historical Linguistics, Osteology

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Anthropology is much more than the study of nonindustrial peoples. It is a comparative science that examines all societies, ancient and modern, simple
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U OF GANTH 1150Hank DavisFall

ANTH 1150 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Ethnography, Human Terrain System, Rapidfire

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Despite globalization, the cultural diversity under anthropological scrutiny right now may be as great as ever before, because the anthropological univ
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U OF GANTH 1150Hank DavisFall

ANTH 1150 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Thorstein Veblen, Pastoralism, Social Fund

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Yehudi cohen coined the term, adaptive strategy to describe a society"s system of economic production. He developed a typology of societies based on co
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U OF GANTH 1150Hank DavisFall

ANTH 1150 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Foxp2, Social Capital, Noam Chomsky

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Language spoken and written is our primary means of communication. Language is based on arbitrary, learned associations between words and the things th
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U OF GANTH 1150Hank DavisFall

ANTH 1150 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Hominidae, Ethnocentrism, Consumerism

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Edward tylor proposed that cultures, systems of human behavior and thought, obey natural laws and therefore can be studied scientifically. Tylors defin
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U OF GANTH 1150Hank DavisFall

ANTH 1150 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Stateless Society, Sodality, Nationstates

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Many anthropologists use a socio-political typology that classifies societies as bands, tribes, chiefdoms, or states. Foragers tended to live in egalit
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