UWL ANT 102 - 4 Subfields of Anthropology (Focus on physical) (3 pages)

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4 Subfields of Anthropology (Focus on physical)

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Lecture number:
2
Pages:
3
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Course:
Ant 102 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology

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ANT102 Lecture 2 Outline of Last Lecture I Introduction Outline of Current Lecture I 4 Subfields of Anthropology Focus on physical II Video Notes III Cultural Anthropology Current Lecture What is Anthropology There are 4 subfields 1 Physical 2 Cultural 3 Linguistics 4 Archeology Physical1 Evolution Where we came from 2 Variation Differences in humans around the world 3 Adaptation Biological changes differences around the world explained 4 Biocultural Approach We have overcome biology created many tools culture has affected the way we biologically evolved a What is culture Culture is in all anthropology These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Everything humans use that s not biological extra sematic Food we eat economic theories houses we live in technology how labor is divided status privilege wealth Video on the Masai What makes their culture and how is it different similar Also how are they physically distinct from other cultures Differences language housing structure not hunters no crops polygamy is very prevalent animals children and women are considered the estate of the man female circumcision women have shorter hair arranged marriages women laborers Similarities wealth recognized some family structure eat the animals they raise men as protector marriage is present and ceremonial Each woman builds a house for her and her children They all live under a male Warriors live in camps and little girls are companions Physically the Masai are very lean with dark skin many piercings and adornments wear less clothing than in America stretched ears tall Girls have their heads shaved name relinquished jewels given to younger girl circumcised and fertile entitled to children The new woman s mother and father are smeared with red paint What is anthropology Historic study of humanity Anthropological perspective Cultural Anthropology Study contemporary cultures



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