A Beginner's Guide to Anthropology

Welcome to the Anthropology 4U blog, “A Beginner’s Guide to Anthropology!” In these posts, I write about the four fields of Anthropology for a general audience. And, I try to make the content easy to understand. So if you don’t know anything about Anthropology and you want to learn, keep reading! You can view the posts by category using the options below, and you can also view posts by tag. I hope you enjoy reading my posts and they teach you a lot about Anthropology. If you have comments or suggestions for future posts, please contact me. I’d love to hear from you! Hope you have a great day!

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Cultural Anthropology

Is Everyone in a Culture the Same?

In a previous post, I explained that culture is how people think and behave. But, does every person in a certain culture act the exact same way? Well, consider yourself. You are part of at least one culture. Do you

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General Anthropology

Back to School: Online Anthropology Courses

It’s back to school time! If you aren’t in school, but you’re interested in taking some online Anthropology courses, this post is for you! Here is a list of over 50 courses related to the 4 fields of Anthropology. Each

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Research Methods

Research Methods in Anthropology: Genealogical Interviews

In a previous post, I explained how Cultural Anthropologists study culture.  And, in other posts, I explained how to do ethnographic surveys and free listing. Now I’d like to tell you about another research method, called genealogical interviewing, and tell you

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Medical Anthropology

Research Methods in Anthropology: Free Listing

In this post, I would like to share more information about Anthropological research methods. In a previous blog post, I explained how Cultural Anthropologists study culture. And, in another post, I explained how to do ethnographic surveys. Also, I talked

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General Anthropology

Announcing Anthropology 4U’s First FREE Mini-Course!

I’m excited to announce that Anthropology 4U has just launched a FREE Mini-Course! This mini-course is called, “What is Anthropology?” It examines each of the 4 fields of Anthropology, including typical questions each field asks and some real-world applications. Did

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Want to Learn More About Anthropology?

Do you like this blog? Do you want to learn even more about Anthropology? Check out the Resources section of this website! On the Anthropology Links page, you can view a list of links to websites that are related to Anthropology. On the Recommended Reading page, you can see some of the introductory Anthropology books that I recommend reading. On the Anthropology Articles page, you can read some interesting online articles about topics in Anthropology. And, on the Anthropology 4U videos page, you can view my YouTube videos, all without having to leave this website! Finally, on the SlideShare Presentations page, you can view my SlideShare presentations, also without leaving my website. Don’t know what SlideShare is? Check it out here.