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What anthropologist studied the Siriono?
Holmberg
Why is "Cool Hand" Luke incarcerated?
cutting the heads off of parking meters
Who was the first to define culture?
Tylor
Urban legends contain these 3 elements...
basic story appeal, foundation in actual belief,
meaningful message
Name 2 social messages from the "Death Car"
death is permanent and unavoidable,you can’t profit off of death, you can’t get something for nothing
Why do the Western Apache resent it when Anglo-Americans address them by their personal names?
Western Apache feel that Anglo-Americans need to give everything a name and are unable to speak in vague terms
Trask disputes Keesing's assertions regarding the modern indigenous invention of native traditions for all of the following reasons except:
a) Keesing only consults contemporary haole accounts and outside Western accountsj
b) Keesing fails to distinguish between Hawaii's nationalistic culture and its advertised tourism image
c) Keesing does not incorporate the writings of native Hawaiian nationalists.
d) Keesing does not use DNA evidence to support his claims
e
"In the beginning, God gave to every people a cup, a cup of clay, and from this cup they drank their life. They all dipped in the water, but their cups were different. Our cup is broken now. It has passed away."

Who wrote this?
Benedict
"In the beginning, God gave to every people a cup, a cup of clay, and from this cup they drank their life. They all dipped in the water, but their cups were different. Our cup is broken now. It has passed away."

This refers to a story by which group?
Digger Indians
"In the beginning, God gave to every people a cup, a cup of clay, and from this cup they drank their life. They all dipped in the water, but their cups were different. Our cup is broken now. It has passed away."

The cups are a metaphor for what?
culture
Who wrote The Chrysanthemum and the Sword?
Ruth Benedict
Who wrote The Vanishing Hitchhiker?
Jan Brunvand
Who wrote Saints, Scholars, and Schizophrenics?
Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Who wrote Primitive Culture?
Edward Tylor
Who Wrote Sorcerers of Dobu?
R. F. Fortune
Who Wrote Portraits of "the Whiteman"?
Keith H. Basso
Who Wrote Patterns of Culture?
Ruth Benedict
Who Wrote Death Without Weeping?
Nancy Shephard Hughes
Which region do the Pueblo Live?
North American Southwest
Which region do the Dobu Live?
Melanesia
Which region do the Kwakiutl Live?
North American Northwest
Which region do the Siriono Live?
Bolivia
Which region do the Western Apache Live?
North American Southwest
Which region do the Ballybran Live?
Ireland
Which region do the Alto, Dom Jesus live?
Brazil
What group is this reffering to?

"They have the simplicity of mania."
Dobu
What group is this reffering to?

"[They]… are essentially realistic, and they do not deny sorrow at death… They treat it as loss, and as important loss. But they provide detailed techniques for getting past it as quickly and with as little violence as possible."
Pueblo
What group is this reffering to?

"In practice suicide was comparatively common. The mother of a woman who was sent home by her husband for unfaithfulness was shamed and strangled herself. A man whose son stumbled in his initiation dance, not being able to finance a second winter ceremonial, was defeated and shot himself."
Dobu
What group is this reffering to?

"They put a premium on ill-will and treachery and make of them the recognized virtues of their society."
Dobu
What group is this reffering to?

"They do not understand self-torture."
Pueblo
What group is this reffering to?

"It is taken for granted that he has thieved, killed children and his close associates by sorcery, cheated whenever he dared."
Dobu
What group is this reffering to?

"Whether it is anger or love or jealousy or grief, moderation is the first virtue.”
Pueblo
What group is this reffering to?

"We do not fight with weapons. We fight with property."
Kwakiutl
What group is this reffering to?

"Marital jealousy is soft-pedaled. They do not meet adultery with violence."
Pueblo
What group is this reffering to?

"Faithfulness is not expected between husband and wife, and they will not admit that a man and woman are ever together even for the shortest interval except for sexual purposes."
Dobu
What group is this reffering to?

"The object of all of their enterprise was to show oneself superior to one's rivals. This will to superiority they exhibited in the most uninhibited fashion. It found expression in uncensored glorification and ridicule of all comers."
Kwakiutl
What group is this reffering to?

"In every possible way marriage was a business transaction."
Kwakiutl
True/False

The idea of a neutral history is a universal among all cultures.
False
True/False

Culture can only be studied through its objectifications and manifestations
False
True/False

According to the American Anthropological Association, race is a biological construction, not a social one.
False
True/False

There is more variety within established biological races than between them.
True
True/False

Scheper-Hughes’s work on the rural Irish was well received by the native population with which she lived.
False
True/False

The Nestle corporation discouraged Brazilian women from breastfeeding their children.
True
True/False

The home team wins every Trobriand cricket game.
True
True/False

Benedict lived with the Kwakiutl.
False
True/False

Benedict based her study of the Zuni on Franz Boas's publications.
False
True/False

Benedict drew on Reo Fortune's work to analyze the Dobu.
True
True/False

Benedict believes that cultures are more than a sum of their traits.
True
True/False

The microwave oven and television are key elements to "The Baby-Sitter and the Man Upstairs" urban legend.
False
True/False

Both men and women perform Western Apache "portraits."
False
True/False

The Western Apache believe it is arrogant and self-indulgent to desire to be noticed.
True
True/False

Ultimogeniture is the system in which the youngest sibling inherits the wealth and property of the family upon the death of the older generation.
True
NAGPRA stands for the Native American ____________
Graves Protection and Repatriation Act
Karl Marx stated that, “People make history, but they do not make it as they choose nor under conditions created by themselves.” Anthropologists note a similar reciprocal relationship between people and ___________.
Culture
Scheper Hughes used TAT's to study the Irish...what are TAT's
Thematic Apperception Test
Cricket took the place of what in Trobrian society
war
Scraping tapioca is a symbol for what in Trobraind society?
sexuality