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/ˌanTHrəˈpäləjē/,
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The study of humankind, in particular,
  1. The study of humankind, in particular

  2. The comparative study of human societies and cultures and their development

  3. The science of human zoology, evolution, and ecology


  1. the social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
  2. (anthropologist) a social scientist who specializes in anthropology
  3. "Anthropology" is a bebop-style jazz composition written by saxophonist Charlie Parker and trumpeter Dizzy Gillespie from 1945. Like many other jazz compositions, it utilizes the chord changes known as "rhythm changes".
  4. The holistic scientific and social study of humanity, mainly using ethnography as its method
  5. (Anthropological) According to proponents of some ley line theories, the early inhabitants of Britain determined the placement of Stonehenge and various other megalith structures, buildings, monuments, or mounds according to a system of these lines, which often pass through, or near, several ...
  6. (Anthropologist) A person committed to the study of man.
  7. (Anthropologist) A person who studies how people live by living and working with them. Anthropologists pass on their understanding of cultures through writing, photography, audio recordings, and/or videos. ...
  8. (Anthropologists) BT Professional personnel
  9. include physical anthropologists, archaeologists, botanists, palaeoecologists, zoologists, geologists whose chief concern is the study of human physical and cultural development.
  10. The study of man in his / her various environments.
  11. Some workers in cognitive anthropology and cross-cultural psychology have argued for the existence of rather intricate cultural or human universals. ...
  12. the science that studies human beings, especially their society and customs
  13. The study of humanity, attempting to establish what defines Homo sapiens, who our ancestors are, what our physical traits are, how we behave, why there are variations among different groups of humans, and how the evolutionary past of Homo sapiens has influenced its social organization and cul
  14. the comparative study of human culture, behavior and biology and how these change through time.
  15. The study of humanity, culturally and physically, in all times and places. Forensic anthropology is the application of anthropological knowledge and techniques in a legal context, to detect crime and identify criminals. This involves detailed knowledge of osteology.
  16. ^[1] is the holistic study of humankind.^[2] It studies all aspects of human life in all geographic regions of all time periods, from its evolution as Homo sapiens to its diverse manifestations within cultures and societies both past and present. ...
  17. n.s. [from ανθρωπος, man, and λεγω, to discourse.] The doctrine of anatomy; the doctrine of the form and structure of the body of man.
  18. The study of the similarities and differences of the world's people.
  19. globalizaton = cultures overlapping, adapting, clashing, merging
  20. systematic study of the characteristics of humans through history
  21. The study of humanity and human cultures.
  22. The discovery of beliefs, motives and values through the study of a society's overt and covert behaviour.
  23. the study of the nature, origins, purpose, and destiny of man.  This area of study in a Biblical system rises to great prominence in that man is not just another evolved creature, but made in the image of God (Genesis 1:26). ...
  24. (Greek) generally, the "science of man", but in scientific and German linguistic usage also involves the study of human origins through ancient fossil remains and human anatomy and genetics. Anglo-Saxon linguistic usage also includes life sciences as another aspect of anthropology, i.e. ...
  25. Anthropology is derived from the two Greek words a/)nqrwpoj(anthropos) meaning "man" and lo/goj(logos) meaning "word." Biblical anthropology deals with the study of the Bible's revelation of the nature of man both before and after the fall and both before and after regeneration. ...