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ANTH 1210 Chapter 1: Topic 2

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ANTH 1210
Haskel J.Greenfield

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c98 Can be read by anyone who is taught the writing system (dont need to know about event) Art is not writing: Wampum belts, cave paintings Concrete (pictures) Can interpret based on picture, but dont know meaning behind picture Unlike in writing we know the meaning behind it Anthropology: 4 main subdisciplines: Cultural Anthropology Physical Anthropology Archaeology Linguistic Anthropology Different than other social sciences: synthetic Draws on all other disciplines Crosses from science, to social science, to humanities Interested in cultural behaviour (totality of way of life), human evolution, crosscultural behaviour Practitioners: combine several fields (Lawyers, Artists, Engineers, Teachers, Doctors) Human Sciences: Medicine: Human, Animal, Nutrition Practitioners Combine social and hard sciences LECTURE 2: Origins of Anthropology: Fairly young science First clearly formulated in 1870s Englishman Edward B. Tylor made the first anthropological society (England in 1860s)
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