Flashcards in Midterm 1 Deck (4)
What is anthropology and what is the anthropological perspective
- The study of humankind, viewed from the perspective of all people and all times.
Major fields of anthropology and what do they study?
Archaeology - the physical representations of past civilizations.
Physical - biological, has forensic subfield
Cultural - understanding how modern societies function.
Linguistic - study of languages
What is physical anthropology?
Biological anthropology. The study of the evolution, variation, and adaptation of humans and their past and present relatives.