Emergence of humans and their later physical evolution.
Humans as biological organisms, dealing with emergence and evolution of humans with contemporary biological variations among human population.
Member of mammalian order, which is divided into 2 suborders: prosimians (before ape) and anthropoids (human-like).
Hardened remains or impression of the living animals and plants from the past.
All human populations on earth that can interbreed successfully.
How and why contemporary human population varies biologically.
Cultural variation and universal in the past and present. There are three types: Archaeology, Anthropological Linguistics, and Ethnology.
Seeks to reconstruct daily life and and customs of people who lives in the past and to trace and explain cultural changes. Often lack writing records and must try to reconstruct history from the remains of human culture.
Time before written records.
Speciality within archaeology that studies the written remains of recent people.
Study of Languages.
How languages change over time.
Cultural and subcultural patterns of speaking in different social contexts.
Ethnology (cultural anthropology)
How the recent cultures differ and similar.
A person who sent sometimes with interviewing and observing a group of people to describe their customs.
A description of a society’s customary behaviors and ideas.
Uses historical documents to study how a particular culture has changed over time.
Applying anthropological knowledge to achieve practical goals.
Study of human beings. In Greek, Anthropos stands for man or human and logos stands for study.