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Chapter 1

Anthropology the study of human nature, human society, and human past
Holistic fitting together ALL that is know about humans
Ethnography IMMERSION into a culture to obtain their world view
Ethnology COMPARATIVE study of 2 or more ways of life
Language arbitrary vocal symbols - the carrier of meaning
Culture sets of learned behaviors an ideas - systems of meaning
Objective Knowledge UNDISTORTED, universally valid, knowledge about the world
Monograph book written by Anthropologist
Positivism apply SCIENTIFIC METHODS to ANTHROPOLOGY --> "Science of Man"
Modernism LIBERATION from OUTDATED TRADITIONS that prevent people from building better lives
Postmodernism ACTIVE QUESTIONING of all Boundaries and Categories that modernists set up as objectively true
Reflexive carefully scrutinizing one's own contribution to to fieldwork interactions and responses
Created by: kristel.387