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As I mentioned in a previous post, Medical Anthropology is the anthropological study of health and illness. This subfield of anthropology consists of five basic approaches. Note: Some textbooks merge some of these approaches into just three, but I was
You might read the title of this blog post and think, how can Anthropology be useful in international business? Isn’t Anthropology digging up arrowheads and studying human bones? Well, yes, Anthropology includes these things, but Anthropology also includes the study
For most of human history, people have lived as hunter-gatherers. This means that they hunted for meat and gathered wild plants to eat. Some groups of people also fished for fish to eat as well. Hunter-gatherers are also called foragers.
One of the many topics that Cultural Anthropology studies is economics. There is even a subfield of Cultural Anthropology called Economic Anthropology, and it studies the economic behavior of cultures around the world. One of the things Economic Anthropology focuses
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