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Types of Anthropology

Archaeological Anthropology:
Archaeological Anthropology:

Archaeological Anthropology traces the origin, growth and development of culture in the past. By past is meant the period before history when man had not acquired efficiencies of written language in order to record the story of his life.

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Archaeology
Archaeology

Archaeology is the study of the ancient and recent human past through material remains. It is a subfield of anthropology, the study of all human culture.

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Biological Anthropology
Biological Anthropology

Biological anthropology, also known as physical anthropology, is a scientific discipline concerned with the biological and behavioral aspects of human beings, their related non-human primates and their extinct hominin ancestors.

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Cultural Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology

Anthropology is the study of the human as at once an individual, a product of society, and a maker of history and culture.

Ethnology:
Ethnology:

What is the Difference Between Ethnology and Anthropology? Definitions of Ethnology and Anthropology: Anthropology: Anthropology is the study of human origins, societies, and cultures. Ethnology: Ethnology is the study of the characteristics of different people. Characteristics of Ethnology and Anthropology: Field of Study: Anthropology: Anthropology is an overarching discipline.

Linguistic Anthropology:
Linguistic Anthropology:

Linguistic anthropologists study language, and how language is used in order to understand culture. Linguistic anthropologists are interested in how many languages there are, how those languages are distributed across the world, and their contemporary and historical relationships.

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Physical Anthropology:
Physical Anthropology:

Physical anthropology: Physical anthropology, branch of anthropology concerned with the origin, evolution, and diversity of people. Physical anthropologists work broadly on three major sets of problems: human and nonhuman primate evolution, human variation and its significance (see also race), and the biological bases of

Socio-Cultural Anthropology:
Socio-Cultural Anthropology:

Socio-Cultural Anthropology. Cultural anthropology is the study of the culture and social structure of a community or society. Cultural anthropology emphasizes the understanding of the total configuration and interrelationships of cultural traits, complexes and social relationships in a particular geographic environment and historical context.