UWL ANT 102 - Archeology (2 pages)

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University of Wisconsin-La Crosse
Ant 102 - Introduction to Physical Anthropology

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ANT102 Lecture 3 Outline of Last Lecture I 4 Subfields of Anthropology Focus on physical II Video Notes III Cultural Anthropology Outline of Current Lecture I Archeology a Cultural process II Cultural Resource Management III Linguistic Anthropology a Linguistics b Historical linguistics IV Physical Anthropology Current Lecture I Archeology is the only science that studies history before writing while also studying written artifacts a Examination of the human past b Garbage sites are a good discovery place discarded tools tells about technology level c Can look at animal bones and seeds to determine environment and food supply d Certain patterns on pots and d cor are geographically contained for the most part e Cultural process culture change over time f Reconstruct past lives 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 g Study how human culture has changed over time versus anthropology being at one point in time h Cultural Resource Management archeologists determine whether or not there are sites in places of construction i Employs roughly 95 of all US archeologists II Linguistic Anthropology a Linguistics study of language b Human language is the most complex communication c Some believe that language set off evolution in a way d Some linguistic anthropologists study specific things e Nowadays we communicate via complex signals too f Language reflects society s structure i Kinship terminology can reflect social structure III Historical Linguistics a History of language geographical distribution b Migratory patterns three different migrations to the new world IV Physical Anthropology a Subfields i Paleoanthropology ii Anthropometry iii Osteology iv Genetics v Primatology vi Primate paleontology vii Forensic anthropology

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