Cultural Anthropology/Glossary

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Anthropology
the scientific study of human beings as social organisms.
Applied anthropology
the practice of applying anthropological theory and or methods to solve human problems.
Archeology
The study and interpretation of the human past through examination of the material artifacts and remains left behind.

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Biological Anthropology (also Physical Anthropology)
the study of human biology using principles of genetics, osteology, comparative primatology, evolution and adaptation.

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