Publisher: Wikibooks 2011
Anthropology is the holistic and scientific study of humanity. Cultural Anthropology focuses on the study of contemporary human cultures, their beliefs, myths, values, practices, technologies, economies and other domains of social and cognitive organization. The detailed descriptions of culture, or ethnography, are based upon a methodology of primary data collection through participant observation with living human populations.
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by Daisy Bates - eBooks@Adelaide
Bates devoted her life to studying Aboriginal life, history, culture, rites, beliefs and customs. Living in small settlements from Western Australia to the edges of the Nullarbor Plain, she researched and wrote millions of words on the subject.
by Louis Figuier - D. Appleton & co.
The different races which originate in one species, the primitive type having been modified by the operation of climate, food, intermixture and local customs, differ to a marvellous extent, in their outward appearance, colour and physiognomy ...
by Robert J. Braidwood - Chicago Natural History Museum
The men who lived in prehistoric times left us no history books, but they did unintentionally leave a record of their presence and their way of life. This record is studied and interpreted by different kinds of scientists ...
by Brandon D. Lundy (ed.) - Newfound Press
Contributors revisit older debates about the relationship between anthropology's messages and the rhetoric that conveys those messages. The authors explore not only art through the lens of anthropology but also anthropology through the lens of art.