holistic discipline of all human aspects (mind, spirit, etc); cultural, linguistic, biological, past/record
study of communication and language; what makes up the sounds of language; tracking history of populations; DISCOURSE ANALYSIS: the way to speak to each other and study environmental interactions
set of passed on learned, shared, blended/integrated behaviors within a society; studied through ETHNOGRAPHY- records of behaviors from observations, usually by immersing themselves in the culture; provides raw data Napoleon Chagnan (argued tribes were violent because of biology)
use of material remains of the past to understand humans and culture
physical development of human being changes over time; unit of study is the fossil; concept of evolution; searches for main ancestors on hominid line and tries to find linking relatives with other primates
The sub-discipline of anthropology that studies people from a biological perspective, focusing primarily on aspects of humankind that are genetically inherited.