Four sub fields of anthropology/ Ch1

Flashcards
Cultural
• Looks st societys and how theyre held together by practice, customs, and beliefs
Biological (physical)
• Recognizes humans as biological organisms
•”why men have nipples”
” why we have wisdom teeth”
• how we as a species has developed over time
Archaeological
• Reconstructs l, describes, and interprets human behavior through human material remains and artifacts
• garbology
Linguistic
• how humans communicate
• anthro is ultimately about stories
Ethnography
More routinely practices field work
Ethnology
Cross cultural comparison; the comparative study of ethnographic data, society, and culture

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