anthropology anthropology  /ˌænθrə ˈpɑ lə dʒi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. No wonder Leakey became the patriarch of a family that dominated anthropology as no family has dominated a scientific field before or since.
  2. At mid-century, anthropology textbooks painted a simple picture of the plight of our ancestors on the African savanna: them against the world.
  3. He is now chairman of the department of anthropology at Syracuse University.

News

  1. Speculating About Modern Workplace

    Anthropology is the study of humankind. Among other things, anthropologists try to figure out how groups of people have worked together throughout his...
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Memphis Daily News

  2. ECU notes: Rsearch examines guest workers

    East Carolina University professor of anthropology David Griffith has taken his research abroad to study managed migration, the value of labor and its effects in Mexico, Guatemala, Canada and the United States.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Daily Reflector

  3. GVSU department head: Despite criticism, there is value in an anthropology degree (Guest column)

    "Anthropology majors, better than most, can make sense of it all, knowing how cultures change and influence each other across space and time."
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Grand Rapids Press

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Quotes

  1. Of her remaining ambitions, the presenter of The Charlotte Church Show added: "I'd love to be in an opera, write a novel, and get a degree in psychology or anthropology. But what I want, above everything else, is to be a good mum."
    on Aug 4, 2008 By: Charlotte Church Source: maltonmercury.co.uk

  2. "Their technique of reading population history by using coalescence rates to analyze genetic data is very impressive - innovative anthropology and edge-of-the-seat population study," said Henry C. Harpending, Ph.D., a distinguished professor and...
    on Feb 13, 2008 By: Henry Harpending Source: Science Daily (press release)

  3. "Anthropology, feminism, of course, the Resistance, deportation, the fight for social justice, the war in Algeria, but also so many books, so many research works ...... It is not possible for me to evoke here every aspect of such a beautiful and...
    on Apr 19, 2008 By: Nicolas Sarkozy Source: AFP

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