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Blog: A Beginner's Guide to Anthropology

Welcome to the Anthropology 4U blog, “A Beginner’s Guide to Anthropology!” In these posts, I write about the four fields of Anthropology for a general audience. And, I try to make the content easy to understand. So if you don’t know anything about Anthropology and you want to learn, keep reading! You can view the posts by category using the options below, and you can also view posts by tag. I hope you enjoy reading my posts and they teach you a lot about Anthropology. If you have comments or suggestions for future posts, please contact me. I’d love to hear from you! Hope you have a great day!

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Linguistic Anthropology

What is Language? Human vs. Animal Communication

In the last post, you read that children learn their culture as they grow up, in a process called enculturation. During enculturation, children learn an important part of their culture—language. But what is language? We all know what it is,

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General Anthropology

FREE and Cheap Anthropology Textbooks

Are you interested in Anthropology, but you can’t afford to buy textbooks to learn more? Then this blog post is for you! In this blog post, I’ll show you ways to get Anthropology textbooks either cheap or free! Cheap Anthropology

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Medical Anthropology

What is Medical Anthropology?

As you probably know, I am an Anthropologist. In some previous posts (here and here and here), I mentioned that I am a Medical Anthropologist– I specialize in Medical Anthropology. I even worked as a Medical Anthropologist for the Cleveland

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General Anthropology

New Website Design! New Features Coming!

So, if you are reading this, you’ve probably noticed my blog looks different. I have changed to a new website design over the weekend! Why? Well, first of all, because I like this design better. But more importantly, this design

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Machu Picchu

What is Archaeology?

In a previous blog post, you learned that Archaeology is one of the 4 fields of Anthropology. But what exactly is it? Archaeology has been called “past tense of Cultural Anthropology.” Cultural Anthropologists study living people, while Archaeologists study the

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Physical Anthropology

What is Physical Anthropology?

In a previous blog post, you learned about the 4 fields of Anthropology: Cultural Anthropology, Physical Anthropology, Archaeology, and Linguistics. In this blog post, we will be exploring the field of Physical Anthropology. Physical Anthropology Physical Anthropology is also known

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Introducing the new Anthropology 4U Space on Quora
General Anthropology

Introducing the Anthropology 4U Space on Quora!

I’d like to introduce the new Anthropology 4U Space on Quora! If you aren’t familiar with Quora, it is a popular question and answer site (just check out Quora recently invited me to create a Space, and so I

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General Anthropology

FAQ: What Kinds of Questions Do Anthropologists Ask?

One question I am often asked is, what kinds of questions do Anthropologists ask? This is hard to answer since Anthropology contains several fields and sub-fields, all dealing with different topics. But in general, Anthropologists ask all sorts of questions

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Cultural Anthropology

Do Different Cultures Have Things in Common?

Cultures around the world are all different. But, do different cultures have things in common? Are there some things that ALL cultures have? YES! These are called cultural universals.  If cultures are so different, then why do cultural universals exist? This

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Want to Learn More About Anthropology?

Do you like this blog? Do you want to learn even more about Anthropology? Check out the Resources section of this website! On the Anthropology Links page, you can view a list of links to websites that are related to Anthropology. On the Recommended Reading page, you can see some of the introductory Anthropology books that I recommend reading. On the Anthropology Articles page, you can read some interesting online articles about topics in Anthropology. And, on the Anthropology 4U videos page, you can view my YouTube videos, all without having to leave this website! Finally, on the SlideShare Presentations page, you can view my SlideShare presentations, also without leaving my website. Don’t know what SlideShare is? Check it out here.