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Basic facts of anthropology.

William Xerxes Taylor

Basic facts of anthropology.

by William Xerxes Taylor

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Published by Collier Books; Collier-Macmillan .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination62p.,19cm
Number of Pages62
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19059338M

Anthropology [anth-row-pahl-O-gee] is the study of human beings in the past and present. The word anthropology has two roots: [ anthrop-] and [ -ology].Anthrop-means “about human beings,” and -ology means “a type of science."Anthropology is a type of science about human beings. A person who studies anthropology is called an anthropologist. Integrating concepts from philosophical, anthropological, and astrobiological disciplines, the book begins to explore the interdisciplinary questions of cosmic evolution. Authors have diverse backgrounds in science, history, anthropology, and more. ( views) An Introduction to Anthropology by E.O. James - MacMillan,

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At Conference, University Press Features Anthropology, Sociology Professors' Book. First-Gen Honor Society Inducts 1st Class on UK Campus. Gender Studies and Anthropology Professor to Head Feminist Anthropology Board. UK's New Faculty Hires Taking African American, Africana Studies to the Next Level. Anthropology is a global discipline involving humanities, social sciences and natural sciences. Anthropology builds upon knowledge from natural sciences, including the discoveries about the origin and evolution of Homo sapiens, human physical traits, human behavior, the variations among different groups of humans, how the evolutionary past of Homo sapiens has influenced its social organization Africa: Nama (Hottentot), Kung (San), Thonga, .


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But people usually pay for that skill when it’s combined with something else, not by itself. Anthropology studies human life, at the intersection of the sciences and the humanities. An introduction to anthropology encompasses human biology and evolution, archaeology, culture, and language. See also What is Anthropology and the list of current Anthropology Blogs.

What Is Anthropology. A nthropology is the scientific study of the origin, the behaviour, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans. Anthropologists seek to understand what makes us human by studying human ancestors through archaeological excavation and by observing living cultures throughout the world.

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