Web-Based Resources for ANTHROPOLOGY RESEARCH
Gardner, Susan, Eng, Susanna, Online
Anthropology, generally defined as "the study of humankind" or "the study of humanity," is the most diverse of the social sciences. The Wikipedia entry for anthropology says that this discipline is "concerned with all humans at all times"-not a bad assessment. It encompasses the unlimited study of diverse ethnic groups of all eras and in all geographical regions who are engaged in all manner of human behavior. Talk about broad!
Because it is so broad, scholars generally divide anthropology into four subcategories: physical anthropology, cultural or social anthropology, linguistic anthropology, and archaeology. Noted anthropologist Eric R. Wolf's often-quoted observation that …
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Publication information: Article title: Web-Based Resources for ANTHROPOLOGY RESEARCH. Contributors: Gardner, Susan - Author, Eng, Susanna - Author. Magazine title: Online. Volume: 30. Issue: 6 Publication date: November/December 2006. Page number: 25+. © 2009 Information Today, Inc. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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