study of mankind
A fundamental principle of anthropology: that the various parts of human culture and biology must be viewed in the broadest possible context in order to understand their interconnections and interdependence.
The belief that the ways of one's own culture are the only proper ones.
a tentative explanation for what has been observed
one who studies nations, cultures, etc.
a detailed description of a particular culture primarily based on fieldwork
examine differences and similarities between species and populations to understand evolutionary questions
also known as biological anthropology. The systematic study of humans as biological organisms
applied subfield of physical anthropology that specializes in the identification of human skeletal remains for legal purposes
n. the study of material evidence of past human life