Definition of 'anthropology'
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This book is mainly about cultural anthropology. Cultural Anthropology (1995) Cultural anthropology is the original multicultural approach to human social life. Cultural Anthropology (1995)But here we shall deal mainly with the applied aspects of cultural anthropology. Cultural Anthropology (1995)This transformation did not result primarily from scientific advances in biology and physical anthropology. Postethnic America: Beyond Multiculturalism (1995) History and anthropology do not throw up many examples of poor people wasting money. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She has a year until her final exams and hopes to study anthropology at university. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Archaeology and cultural anthropology possess similar goals but differ in the methods they use and the cultures they study. Cultural Anthropology (1995)Then he went to Cambridge to read anthropology. Times, Sunday Times (2010)All this led her to apply to read social anthropology at Oxford. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a battle that cries out for a dash of social anthropology. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He looked at history from the standpoint of social anthropology, the discipline in which he was first trained. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of them have picked up a degree in social anthropology or the like and a good working knowledge of Goa. Times, Sunday Times (2007)To tell a story of the world in 15 minutes through a series of objects requires a sure grasp of cultural and social anthropology. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This is a one-year course that involves studying the anthropology of northern peoples and indigenous knowledge systems as well as the polar physical sciences. Times, Sunday Times (2010)A small acquaintance with history or anthropology suggests that humans have the capacity for the most outlandish beliefs as well as the most wicked crimes. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Before studying anthropology, he replied - anthropology? Tuning the Rig: A Journey to the Arctic (1990)Critical social theory Anthropology and sociology have provided us with an explicit critique of Western culture or civilization. The Politics of Redress - crime, punishment and penal abolition (1989)Its ten contributors are drawn not only from archaeology, but also from social anthropology, philosophy and theology. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Just as the majority of students who study mathematics do not become mathematicians, so too the majority of students who study anthropology do not become anthropologists. Cultural Anthropology (1995) Cultural anthropology has shown the modern world, the presumed apex of progress, to be often more cruel than supposedly barbaric societies. Christianity Today (2000)Many of the findings and theories of history and anthropology (particularly cultural anthropology and archaeology) form an important part of this book. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)At the university, I lectured in physical anthropology. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'anthropology'
British English: anthropology /ˌænθrəˈpɒlədʒɪ/ NOUN
Anthropology is the study of people, society, and culture.
- American English: anthropology
- Arabic: الَأنْثروبولوجيا
- Brazilian Portuguese: antropologia
- Chinese: 人类学
- Croatian: antropologija
- Czech: antropologie
- Danish: antropologi
- Dutch: antropologie
- European Spanish: antropología
- Finnish: antropologia
- French: anthropologie
- German: Anthropologie
- Greek: ανθρωπολογία
- Italian: antropologia
- Japanese: 人類学
- Korean: 인류학
- Norwegian: antropologi
- Polish: antropologia
- European Portuguese: antropologia
- Romanian: antropologie
- Russian: антропология
- Spanish: antropología
- Swedish: antropologi
- Thai: มานุษยวิทยา
- Turkish: insan bilimi
- Ukrainian: антропологія
- Vietnamese: nhân chủng học
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