• Anthropology Exam 1

    Anthropology the holistic, scientific study of humankind- holistic study of all humankind from its origin to the present Archaelogy the subfield of anthropology that recovers evidence of the human cultural past and reconstructs past cultural systems- study of material remains of past human behavior- get materials from: refuse- trash, architecture-… View Article

  • Biological Anthropology Exam 1 Review

    Primate Member of the mammalian order Primates, including prosmians, monkeys, apes, and humans, defined by a suite of anatomical and behavioral traits Evolution A change in the frequency of a gene or a trait in a population over multiple generations Biological anthropology The study of humans as biological organisms, considered… View Article

  • Intro to Anthropology – Exam 1

    Anthropology - the study of humankind in all times and places Ethnocentrism the belief that the ways of one's own culture are the only proper ones Culture theories about the world and reality based on the assumptions and values of one's own culture Applied Anthropology use of anthropological knowledge and… View Article

  • Anthropology 1

    A quantitative approach to studying the archaeological past would be most interested in building and testing hypotheses by collecting, classifying, and measuring the remains of past cultures Diversity defined anthropologically focuses on multiplicity and variety Contemporary cultural anthropologists still rank societies along an evolutionary scale from "primitive" to "advanced." False… View Article

  • Anthropology

    Naïve realism the belief that people everywhere see the world in the same way. key informant a teacher who has a special kind of student: professional anthropologist. Almost any individual who has acquired a collection of cultural behavior. Culture the learned and shared knowledge that people use to generate behavior… View Article

  • Cultural Anthropology Final (12: religion)

    Communitas an intense community spirit, a feeling of great solidarity, equality, and togetherness; collective liminality Animism Edward Burnett Tylor; earliest form of religion; belief in spiritual beings/ double soul; death is departure of the soul; anima is Latin for soul Edward Burnett Tylor Founder of anthropology of religion (1871/1958) proposed… View Article

  • Chapter One Religions 110B

    Literally, the word religion means Connect again. A common element often found in religions is feelings of wonder the prophetic orientation in religion emphasizes beliefs and moral codes The early anthropologist who saw religions rooted in the belief in spirits and the worship of them was James Frazer Sigmund Freud,… View Article

  • ANTH Test 1: General Anthropology

    Based on the article by Benjamin Freed from discussion two, which of the following are true a. Evolution and Intelligent Design are two equally valid scientific theories b. a theory is a set of hunches c. different knowledge systems (such as science or religion) seek to answer different types of… View Article

  • Anthropology 201 Exam 3

    the economy production -> circulation/distribution -> consumption total social act the exchange of goods and services which involve an emotional aspect moral economy an exchange of goods and services that involves an emotional, moral, and social aspect three forms of distribution market principle, redistribution, reciprocity market principle occurs when the… View Article

  • Five Fields of Anthropology

    Linguistic Anthropology Historical and descriptive- ethnolinguistics is the language of indigenous groups. Sociolinguistics is the language of different groups within society Physical or Biological Anthropology Reconstructing evolution. Has to do with the physical environment; natural medicine and adaptation. How culture effects biological capacities and limitation. Archeaology Studying cultural paths through… View Article

  • Cultural Anthropology: A Toolkit for a Global Age Chapter 1

    Anthropology the study of the full scope of human diversity, past and present, and the application of that knowledge to help people of different backgrounds better understand one another. Ethnocentrism The belief that one's own culture or way of life is normal and natural; using one's own culture to evaluate… View Article

  • Anthropology Final

    What is anthropology? The exploration of human diversity across time and space The main goal of cultural anthroplogy is to... Understand why people behave and think the way they do What are the four subfields of American anthropology? -Biological anthroplogy -Linguistic anthropology -Cultural anthropology -Archaeology Anthropologists who use anthropological data,… View Article

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    culture "Culture is a system of knowledge, beliefs, patterns of behavior, artifacts, and institutions that are created, learned, and shared by a group of people angency free will, out cultures tell us how we should behave but we still have a choice elements of culture 1. highly symbolic 2. all… View Article

  • Anthropology Terms

    Adaptation processes by which organisms cope with environmental forces and stresses, such as those posed by climate Anthropology the study of the human species and its immediate ancestors Applied Anthropology the application of anthropoligical data, perspectives, theory, and methods to identity, assess, and solve contemporary social problems Archaelogical Anthropology reconstructs,… View Article

  • Cultural Anthropology – Exam 1

    4 subfields of anthropology 1. cultural 2. archaeology 3. physical 4. linguistics Cultural antropology The study of all aspects of living human behavior. Archeology The scientific study of the material remains of past cultures. Physical anthropology The study of the biological aspects of humans. Linguistics The study of language origins… View Article