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Anthro 201 Art and Society Intro to Anthropology Lecture

by: Megan Lester

Anthro 201 Art and Society Intro to Anthropology Lecture Anthropology 201

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Art and Society in Ancient and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean
Emily Casillas

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Anthropology 201 Art and Society: Introduction to Anthropology Class Lecture Notes
Art and Society in Ancient and Medieval Europe and the Mediterranean
Emily Casillas
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Date Created: 10/12/15
Introduction to anthropology Anthropology is the study of humans AnthroGreek word for man Human 4 sub eld Archaeology LinguisticsStudy of language cultural biological Evolutionary physical Over view Linguistics Study How languages evolved how it ishow it39s changed over time etc Biological Study our bodies how we had a vault study early humans how the body structure changed how the brain has changed some work with human DNA some study behavior How did revolve to behave like that CulturalCould this study any cultural aspect of their culture what they teach their children how they live their environment effect their culture why do we behave the way we do but because of culture not DNA De nitions Archaeology discipline that seems to reconstruct the daily life and customs of people who live in the past and two trays and explain cultural changes through the material remains of human cultures Linguisticsthe scienti c study of all aspects of language Biologicalphysical anthropology The study of human as biological organisms dealing with the emergence and evolution of humans and with contemporary biological variation Cultural anthropologythe study of culture variation and Universals In the past and present More sub elds Primatologist Applied anthropology cultural resource management forensic anthropology industrial anthropology ethnobiology Holistic Approach holistic Means everything Cultural anthropology ethnobiologyCross culture comparative study More than one ethnographya study of a culture one CulturalThe behaviors and ideas held commonly by social group OOOOOOO History of anthropology Early Anthropology theories 0 Darwin evolution 0 Cultures evolve much like species do 0 Directional Race theory 0 Race are subspecies of humans 0 Race dictate the capability of a group 0 Races are quot xedquot 0 Diffusionism 0 Civilization developed in a few people and spread throughout contact Franz Bous 18581942 Father of American anthropology northwest coast lndians Data collection He believed If you want to know a group of people go hang out with them and learn what they are like and their cultureHe made this concept popular 0 You can read about a culture and know them you need to meet them and interact with them Boastaught Cultural relativism 0 Assess each culture by its own standards do not judge don39t try to change them or if think their culture is wrong 0 Don39t use moral judgments from another culture 0 Historical particularism 0 Each culture is an outgrowth of its particular past


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