All about cultural anthropology theories
By: Christine G.
Anthropology is the study of peoples around the world, across cultures, and throughout time, all the way back to the time before people appeared on our planet. Traditionally, it is focused either on cultures of the past, or in exotic settings quite different from the...
By: Christine G.
Physical anthropology (also known a biological anthropology) is both a biological science and a social science. It encompasses the variability, adaptation and evolution of humans and their ancient and current relatives, studied in a cultural and behavioral context. It is one of the four subfields...
Anthropology of religion explained
By: Douglas Black
The subject of anthropology and religion may go hand in hand in some science circles, but when approaching religion from a prospectus of science, some are likely to take a personal stance. If anthropology is the study of humanity and the nature based on sociology...
By: Laurie Childree
Ever wonder how we developed into the society that exists today? The answers are constantly being uncovered and so are ways for us to adapt to the future societies through the science of physical anthropology.Biological or Physical anthropology studies the physical characteristics, variability and...
By: Laurie Childree
Cultural or social anthropology is when the social groups and behavior patterns are studied. The studies include the relationships of families, the law, politics, ideology, religious beliefs and the way that things are produced and the way that people consume them.Studies in gender and...
By: Mona Gallagher
Medical anthropology places its main focus on human aspects as opposed to sole biological medical practices. Treatment and cure of disease or illness is evident in various cultures where belief in a major component of wellness. We see this in western cultures when placebos in...
By: Nicole Williams
When discussing Neolithic anthropology, we should first define it. Quite simply, we can break down the words. "Neo" is Greek for "new", "lithic" is Greek for "stone", "anthro" is Greek and means "man" or "human", and "ology" is Greek and means "the study of". So...
Anthropology of religion explained
By: Currie Jean
Anthropology is a science of culture, and as a science of culture, it studies people. The four men who began anthropologizing religion in the late nineteenth century (Max Muller, W. Robertson Smith, Edward B. Tylor, and Sir James G. Frazer), made this clear: in anthropology...
By: Nicole Williams
Evolutionary anthropology is the study of the evolution of man. This is an extremely broad subject since there are signs of primate life as far back as 55 million years ago. When I think of evolution, I still think of stand up comedian Jay London...
By: Jane Allyson
People have always been fascinated by the things that they dig up and if that artifact or source can be linked to the human experience, then all the better, it makes for an interesting perspective and we humans are always ready to enlarge our pan...

 

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