When did anthropology begin?

Answer Anthropology, a social science that examines humans and societies, may have begun during the time of the ancient Greeks, with the Greek historian Herodotus. Herodotus recorded information about the... Read More »

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Who invented anthropology?

Franz Boaz (1858--1942) earned the moniker "Father of Modern Anthropology". He originated the concept of "culture" as a description of behaviors of ethnic groups. Others give the title "Father of M... Read More »

What is Reciprocity in Anthropology?

Anthropology is the study of the human species and its ancestors. Cultural anthropology is the study of the cultural processes, behaviors and patterns of the human species through their material re... Read More »

When was anthropology first studied?

Herodotus, a Greek historian who lived in the 5th century B.C., is regarded as one of the first historians due to his systematic approach to collecting, recording and testing information. The Musl... Read More »

Anthropology Games?

In high school or college, students might take a course in anthropology. The material can certainly be a bit dense at times. However, introduce some games into your curriculum to keep students inte... Read More »