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 G. Townsend, E. Kanazawa, H. Takayama (eds) - University of Adelaide Press
The aim was to emphasize some new strategies offered by dental anthropology to elucidate the historical lineage of human groups and also to reconstruct environmental factors that have acted on the teeth by analyzing dental morphological features.
- National Academies Press
The hominin fossil record documents a history of evolutionary events that have ultimately shaped and defined humans. This book explores the opportunities of using scientific research to improve our understanding of how climate shaped our species.
by J. D. Unwin - Oxford University Press
I discuss eighty uncivilized societies, and from their cultural behaviour make my first induction. When our knowledge is complete, we find that in any vigorous society the method of regulating the relations between the sexes was constantly changing.