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  • Dr. Victor Schultze (1851 - 1937)
    Victor Schultze (13 December 1851, in Fürstenberg – 6 January 1937, in Greifswald) was a German church historian and archaeologist. He studied theology and art history at the universities of Basel,...
  • Armin von Gerkan (1884 - 1969)
    Armin von Gerkan (November 30, 1885 [SIC: 1884] in Subate, Latvia – December 22, 1969 in Garstedt, present Norderstedt, Germany) was a Baltic German classical archaeologist and member of an aristocra...
  • Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld (1832 - 1901)
    N Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld, Svenskt biografiskt lexikon (art av Esko Häkli), hämtad 2018-02-07 Wikipedia Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld Adelsvapen Nordenskiöld nr 394 Västerljungs socken / f...
  • Dr. Constance Rita Sutton (1926 - 2018)
    In 1956, Constance Sutton, a recent master’s degree graduate of the University of Chicago, was hired by Margaret Mead (the pre-eminent anthropologist) to edit her latest book. Dr. Mead, who was teach...
  • Dorothy Anne Elizabeth Garrod (1892 - 1968)
    WIKI Prof. Dorothy Garrod, archaeologist, was the daughter of the physician Sir Archibald Garrod. She was raised in Melton, Suffolk by a number of governesses. In 1913, she entered Newnham College, Cam...

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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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