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anthruhpo luh jee

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

  • No wonder Leakey became the patriarch of a family that dominated anthropology as no family has dominated a scientific field before or since.
  • At mid-century, anthropology textbooks painted a simple picture of the plight of our ancestors on the African savanna: them against the world.
  • Gordon Mathews, professor of anthropology at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, has been conducting field research in this high-rise souk for almost a year, living for up to .
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  • Charlotte Church in
    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."
  • Henry Harpending in Science Daily (press release)
    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...
  • John Komlos in Seattle Times
    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... Nicolas Sarkozy AFP Apr 19, 2008 4211 6281 anthropometric Anthropometric is my own coinage. My focus is to understand how social and economic processes affect growth," said Komlos, who is 59 and 5 feet 7 inches.

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