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Anthropology
Anthropology is the of ity, concerned with , , , and , in both the present and past, including . studies patterns of behaviour, while studies cultural meaning, including norms and values. studies how language influences social life. studies the biological development of humans. , which is usually considered to be a part of social anthropology, can mean both (where photography, film, and are used for study) as well as the study of "visuals", including art, visual images, cinema etc. describes visual anthropology as "the anthropological study of the visual and the visual study of the anthropological". , which studies human activity through investigation of physical evidence, is considered a branch of anthropology in the United States and Canada, while in Europe it is viewed as a discipline in its own right or grouped under other related disciplines, such as history. A key distinguishing factor between archeology and anthropology is the focus on analyzing material remains ...
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Anthropology
Anthropology is the of ity, concerned with , , , and , in both the present and past, including . studies patterns of behaviour, while studies cultural meaning, including norms and values. studies how language influences social life. studies the biological development of humans. , which is usually considered to be a part of social anthropology, can mean both (where photography, film, and are used for study) as well as the study of "visuals", including art, visual images, cinema etc. describes visual anthropology as "the anthropological study of the visual and the visual study of the anthropological". , which studies human activity through investigation of physical evidence, is considered a branch of anthropology in the United States and Canada, while in Europe it is viewed as a discipline in its own right or grouped under other related disciplines, such as history. A key distinguishing factor between archeology and anthropology is the focus on analyzing material remains ...
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Cultural Anthropology
Cultural anthropology is a branch of focused on the study of among humans. It is in contrast to , which perceives cultural variation as a subset of a posited anthropological constant. The portmanteau term includes both cultural and social anthropology traditions. Anthropologists have pointed out that through culture people can adapt to their environment in non-genetic ways, so people living in different environments will often have different cultures. Much of anthropological theory has originated in an appreciation of and interest in the tension between the local (particular cultures) and the global (a universal human nature, or the web of connections between people in distinct places/circumstances). Cultural anthropology has a rich , including (often called because it requires the anthropologist spending an extended period of time at the research location), , and . History The rise of cultural anthropology took place within the context of the late 19th century, when que ...
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Visual Anthropology
Visual anthropology is a subfield of social anthropology Social anthropology is the study of patterns of behaviour in human societies and cultures. It is the dominant constituent of anthropology Anthropology is the scientific study of human Humans (''Homo sapiens'') are the most populous a ... that is concerned, in part, with the study and production of ethnographic Ethnography (from Greek Greek may refer to: Greece Anything of, from, or related to Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, , ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 ... photography, film and, since the mid-1990s, new media New media are forms of media that are computational and rely on computer A computer is a machine that can be programmed to carry out sequences of arithmetic or logical operations automatically. Modern computers can perform generic sets of .... More recently it has been used by historians of ...
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