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Mei Zhan

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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Bryon Mueller on Saturday September 12, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to Anthro 2A at University of California - Irvine taught by Mei Zhan in Fall. Since its upload, it has received 364 views. For similar materials see /class/201906/anthro-2a-university-of-california-irvine in anthropology, evolution, sphr at University of California - Irvine.




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Date Created: 09/12/15
Anthro 2A 1710 Key te rm s What is quotFourfi O O O The Cry 0 Sociocu 0 What is anthropology Fourfield anthropology The crystal palace The age of equipoise Sociocultural evolution SCE Denial of coevalness The comparative method of anthropology The historical method of anthropology Field work Ethnography anthropology quotthe science of man and quotthe science of culture It is concerned with human cultural diversity and variation It is not just about studying exotic people and collecting curious facets and artifacts t challenges assumptions that we take for granted as quotnaturalquot or quotcommon sense It is concerned with how we make sense of our worlds and lives It employs quotfieldworkquot and the result of fieldwork is presented in an quotethnographyquot eld anthropology Archaeology Biological anthropology or physical anthropology Linguistic anthropology Sociolcultural anthropology stal Palace In London Built for the World Fair in 1851 Made of steel and glass Was an amazing accomplishment in the Industrial Revolution because of the amazement of building a large building of steel and glass s divided in 2 courts Arranged according to subjects 0 Ex Bows and arrows is placed next to guns in the weapon section ltural Evolution SCE Narrative of progress Denial of coevalness to quotprimitivequot people to stand in as the living history or prehistory of European gentleman The production of national consciousness the age of quotequipoisequot Influences of SCE on early anthropology the comparative method 0 The comparative method of early 39 r 39 g is the evolutionism Compared cultural phenomena by their forms and perceived functions Studied the customs of quotprimitivequot people as if they represent various chronological stages of universal human history Assumed that similar ethnological phenomena must have developed for the same cause Assumed that the sameness of cultural phenomena found in diverse regions is proof that the human mind obeys the same laws everywhere of u Problems Kinship and religion SCEstyle o Primitive promiscuity 0 Group marriage 0 Matrilineal society 0 Patrilineal society 0 Monogamy The historical method of American anthropology 0 We need to study customs in their relation to total culture of the people practicing them 0 We need to understand each culture with its own history before trying to come up with a grand theory of human history 0 The most effective way to study cultures is longterm fieldwork live with people you study and collect all relative details and variations of their lives Questions for Cannibal Tours 0 Where did the tourists come from 0 Germany Australia 0 How did the tourists describe the natives 0 Living with nature vegetating in their environment 0 Their way of life is primitive poor because tourists did not want to buy their stuffs Did not understand the concept of money 0 o How did the natives see the tourists o Returned ancestors and joke to them that the dead have returned 0 EXploitative because of bargaining o What are some of issues that concerned the tourists on this tour 0 o What are the natives worried about 0 Money and nancial beings tourists not buying their commodities Became more dependent on tourists money 0 In what ways are the natives isolated


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