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AN100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Hunter-Gatherer, Lewis H. Morgan, Unilineal Evolution
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Chapter 3 THE MEANING OF PROGRESS AND DEVELOPMENT INTRODUCTION • What Do We Mean When We Talk About Progress? For thousands of years, all human beings lived as bands in small, nomadic groups of 30 to 100 people,...

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AN100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Sociocultural Anthropology, Trobriand Islands, American Anthropologist
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Week 3—Fieldwork, Culture, & Representation Chapter 2: Doing Fieldwork in Sociocultural Anthropology INTRODUCTION Think about what sometimes happens when your cellphone rings and you forget to check call display. It’s a...

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AN100
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AN100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Sociocultural Anthropology, Trobriand Islands, Franz Boas
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Week 3—Fieldwork, Culture, & Representation Chapter 2: Doing Fieldwork in Sociocultural Anthropology Introduction - You do not know the individual who survey you, you may have no feeling of interest or resp...

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AN100
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AN100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Sociocultural Anthropology, Linguistic Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology
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An100 Chapter 1 Culture and Meaning Introduction • The World Behind Everyday Appearances In sociocultural anthropology we strive to look beyond the world of every- day experiences to discover the patterns and mea...

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AN100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Hamatsa, Zombie, Aleister Crowley
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Chapter 4 Constructing Realities INTRODUCTION The Central Question - How is it that people can believe in a God whose existence cannot be proven? - How can they believe in the existence of ancestor spirits,...

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AN100
Iga
AN100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Umbundu, Japanese Language, Arnold Van Gennep
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Ch 6: Constructing identities At the end of this lesson you should be able to: 1. Define social identity and the way certain social institutions facilitate enculturation 2. Identify the difference of sociocentri...

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AN100
Iga
AN100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1-7: Personal Boundaries, Goatee, Barista

Non-verbal language “includes postures, gestures, facial expressions, costume, eye contact, the way you walk, treatment of time and space and material things” (Hall and Hall 1997:62) Location: Concourse, bar stool tables...

Anthropology
AN100
Amali Philips
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Forensic Science, Centromere, Miscarriage

Anthro- Chapter 3 Reading The Biological Basis of Life The Cell -fundamental units of life in all organisms -bacteria: entire organism consists of just one cell -Multicellular: plants, insects, birds, mammals-composed of...

Anthropology
AN101
Todd Ferretti
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Hemoglobin, Sickle-Cell Disease, Headache

Anthro-Chapter 4. Pages-82-90 MITOCHONDRIAL INHERITANCE -all cells contain several hundred oval shaped mitochondria that convert energy (derived from breakdowns of nutrients) that can be used to perform cellular function...

Anthropology
AN101
Todd Ferretti
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Vasodilation, Preterm Birth, Vasoconstriction

Chapter 12- page 314-332 POPULATION GENETICS -Physical anthropologists use the approach of POPULATION GENETICS to interpret microevolutionary patterns of human variation. -POPULATION GENETICS—the study of the frequency of...

Anthropology
AN101
Todd Ferretti
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Obstructive Lung Disease, Probability Distribution, Hypodontia

Anthropology- Chapter 4 Reading Heredity and Evolution -POLYDACTYLY—having extra digits (fingers and toes) -SELECTIVE BREEDING—a practice whereby animal or plant breeders choose which individual animal or plants will be...

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AN101
Todd Ferretti
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Compadre, Fula People, Sodality
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AN101 Chapter 6: Social Relationships: Marriage, Family, Kinship, and Friendship -Relatedness: Socially recognized ties that connect people in a variety of ways -Start life with mothers  individuals  bind ourselves to ...

Anthropology
AN101
Victor Gulewitsch
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Class Consciousness, Achieved Status, Castizo
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AN101 Chapter 12: Inequality in the Contemporary World -Stratified Societies: Societies in which there is a permanent hierarchy that accords some members privileged access to wealth, power, and prestige • At times,...

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AN101
Victor Gulewitsch
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Ethnocentrism, Homophony, Pragmatics
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AN101 – Chapter 4: Language -Language: System of arbitrary vocal symbols we use to encode our experiences of the world -Language allows people to communicate with one another but creates barriers (linguistic diversity) ...

Anthropology
AN101
Victor Gulewitsch
AN101 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Centrality, Postcolonialism, European Colonialism
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AN101 – Chapter 2: Fieldwork: A Meeting of Cultural Traditions -Fieldwork: Extended period of close involvement with the people in whose way of life anthropologists are interested, during which anthropologists ordinarily...

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AN101
Victor Gulewitsch

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