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    experience that has allowed me to view the world in a different way than most people. To illustrate, even though I thought most of the things we discussed in class like linguistics and archaeology were interesting, I consider learning about ethnology the most memorable and fascinating concept for me. To illustrate,…

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    geological findings and the publications of Charles Darwin in “Origin of Species (1859)” and “The Descent of Man (1871)”, which presented ideas of evolution, the process of natural selection, and the animal origins of the human race, challenged religious, especially Christian, ideals and beliefs, and the accuracy of biblical claims. Tylor would continue to research with his new ideas of ethnography and ethnology which together meant “the description and scientific analysis of an individual…

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    Daniel M. Goldstein

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    Christal Padilla March 23, 2017 ANTHC 213 In his ethnography “Outlawed, Between Security and Rights in a Bolivian city”, Daniel M. Goldstein paints a vivid and important portrait of security, government, and community within the Bolivian town of Cochabamba. Like most other anthropologists, Goldstein takes an in-depth exploration and examination of the marginalized people of Cochabamba who at often times find themselves sacrificing their basic human rights in exchange for the luxury of…

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    Chinese National Museum of Ethnology establish from 1987 is the biggest ethnology museum in China. “The museum will become the first cultural relic’s center in China which systematically demonstrates the diverse yet united historical origins of the Chinese nation, and therefore become the country’s most authoritative center for ethnic minority-oriented cultural relic’s collection, exhibition, study and protection. It will also become a research and exchange base for ethnologists and…

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    concentrate on, are human evolution, variation, growth and forensics. This field also has many sub-disciplines, they are; paleo anthropology (evolution), primatology (ancestry), forensics (skeletal structure), and genetics (DNA). Cultural anthropology is another field of anthropology and examines contemporary cultures and areas throughout the world. It chiefly targets humans as culture-producing and reproducing individuals. It is also known as sociocultural anthropology. A cultural…

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    Ethnology is the study of culture of nations. Ethnology will also study the culture of a nation can only be studied, but also the culture of many peoples, comparing the cultures of more social features can also be generalized across the entire humanity. Ethnology is a study of culture that can be called the wisdom of the life in nations. Even if ethnography is targeting at ethnic study, anthropologist have to comparative study and identify the characteristics of different culture. Also,…

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    It was under the influence of two men that the fields of anthropology and ethnology began to change and transform into what they are today. Late 19th century ethnologist Augustus Pitt Rivers and early 20th century anthropologist Franz Boas each had very different approaches to material culture; they had different ways of understanding objects, and this guided the ways they organized and displayed them in museums. Pitt Rivers believed material culture could be used to illustrate the evolution…

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    Rite De Passage Summary

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    Per Van Gennep’s notion of the rite de passage, Johnson (2007) describes that all cultures have a way of validating and accepting outsiders into their culture. Johnson’s first experience when he arrived in Bequia was one of apprehension, similar to the apprehension he received from the female teachers in the Village of West Haven. First, in Bequia, villagers were uncertain of a stranger asking questions within their village, Johnson overtime, had to earn the trust of locals to validate his…

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    understanding of their culture. Cultural Anthropology has two main components, ethnography and ethnology. Ethnography helps persuade society into learning and understanding the values of each other 's cultures. Ethnography is a type of qualitative research where the anthropologist gathers observations, interviews and documents data to produce a detailed and inclusive explanations of different social occurrences. With the background being in anthropology, ethnography is the study of social…

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    Guatemala Research Paper

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    Guatemala Guatemala is a Central American country south of Mexico, it is known for its steep volcanoes, ancient Mayan cities and vast rainforests. It is a national place of religion, culture and ethnology. Guatemala has a rich and distinctive culture from the many mixes of elements from Spain and the native Maya people. Their pre-columbian history, and many beauties of the land show a lot about their country. Guatemalan art is usually a mix of traditional styles with the Spanish and Catholic…

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