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The position calls for a faculty member with a collaborative spirit who will help students grapple with questions concerning the aesthetic and the political, and the role of the arts in both challenging and supporting social systems. Because there is not much water there are few food plants and food animals for Indians to find and eat in the desert. I submitted mine in mid-Oct, so I supposed that's possible. This data resulting from ethnography helps us understand other cultures and how they are similar and different to other cultures. [ 4 ] Diffusion is the spread of an idea from culture to culture and independent invention is where the culture forms a new idea on it’s own without any influence from another culture. [ 5 ] Agriculture developed in different continents (the Americas and Asia) at the same time and because there was no trans-oceanic communication during its formation, we can say that it was independent invention. [ 6 ] However, things such as customs or rituals could be transmitted through neighboring tribes through diffusion.

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Publisher: Routledge (March 20, 1986)

ISBN: 0709908555

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Regardless, psychological information will be limited without a living culture to observe. [ 32 ] Boas closes this section by asserting that many of our behavioral lines are not innately human impulses, but are rather learned through culture.[ 33 ] Boas continues with a discussion of the field of anthropology called Ethnology. Boas defines this field as the study of human history (especially early human history) through the means of such subjects as language, the study of culture, and the study of bodily form.[ 34 ] Using these techniques Boas claims the purpose of Ethnology is "critical analysis of the characteristics of each people."[ 35 ] Calling upon numerous examples of observation, both his own and his contemporaries', Boas argues the importance of ethnology when looking at a group of people Family, Economy and the State: Essays on the Social Reproduction Process Under Capitalism online.

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