…two days late because it is 12:14 am 7/20.
I looked in vain for a succinct definition of, “anthropology,” among my numerous textbooks, but they all had these lengthy descriptions of this fascinating social science. Thus, I resorted to screenshots from the online Mercian-Webster Dictionary.
But, I also took pics.
Obviously, if you want to read that passage you will have to enlarge it. It’s pretty interesting. It describes the four subfields of anthropology: physical/biological, archaeology, linguistics, and cultural/social. These apply to the discipline in the United States. In other parts of the world, archaeology is a subfield of history.
Above and below: some of my anthropology textbooks.
In a sentence: Anthropology is so interesting to me I cannot decide which was my favorite class, but The Black Seminoles was a real standout.
In another sentence: My simple description of, “anthropology,” is to say that pretty much anything that is related to the human condition is fodder for anthropological study.