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  • By Andy F, CC BY-SA 2.0,
    Matthew Holbeche Bloxam (1805 - 1888)
    Matthew Holbeche Bloxam (12 May 1805 – 24 April 1888), a native of Rugby, Warwickshire, England, was a Warwickshire antiquary and amateur archeologist, author of a popular guide to Gothic architecture....
  • Clarence Bloomfield Moore (1852 - 1936)
    He was born in Philadelphia January 14, 1852 and died in St. Petersburg, FL, on March 24, 1936, unmarried. He received his B.A. from Harvard University in 1873 and, in 1876. He traveled across South Am...
  • John Collier, Jr. (1913 - 1992)
    . John Collier Jr. (May 22, 1913 – February 25, 1992) was an American anthropologist and an early leader in the fields of visual anthropology and applied anthropology. His emphasis on analysis and us...
  • William Edward Myer (1862 - 1923)
    William E. Myer was a leading figure in the early twentieth-century transformation of Tennessee archaeology from a casual hobby to a professional science and in the development of both overland and r...
  • Jay Guy Cisco (1844 - 1922)
    Jay Guy Cisco (April 25, 1844 - April 24, 1922) was an American Confederate veteran, journalist, diplomat and businessman. He was the owner of a bookstore and the editor of the Forked Deer Blade news...

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What is Anthropology?

Anthropology is the study of humans, past and present. To understand the full sweep and complexity of cultures across all of human history, anthropology draws and builds upon knowledge from the social and biological sciences as well as the humanities and physical sciences. A central concern of anthropologists is the application of knowledge to the solution of human problems. Historically, anthropologists in the United States have been trained in one of four areas: sociocultural anthropology, biological/physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistic anthropology. Anthropologists often integrate the perspectives of several of these areas into their research, teaching, and professional lives.


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Cultural Anthropologists


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United Kingdom