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Studying People

Anthropologists study people. They study how people live, human society past and present. Anthropology is also about how we think about people thinking about people, now and in history. And sometimes it is about power relations between people, peoples, cultures and societies, colonialism and globalization.

Anthropology is …

The study of man from biological, cultural and social viewpoints.

The study of human cultural difference.

The search for generalizations about human culture and human nature.

The comparative analysis of similarities and differences between cultures.

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