Anthropology

A Cultural Study of Childbirth in Rural Mexico Outline I. make up of a typical home A. living arrangements B. layout of the home II. starting a family A. new home B. becoming pregnant III. child birth A. midwife B. birth setting C. prenatal care D. birth of the child E. postpartum IV. conclusions The rural Mexican culture is made up of many small towns and villages. The social connections among adults in theses areas are relatively intimate because many of these areas are endoga mous communities
ATHENS THE ANCIENT CITY OF ATHENS is a photographic archive of the archaeological and architectural remains of ancient Athens (Greece). It is intended primarily as a resource for students of classical languages, civilization, art, archaeology, and history at Indiana University who may wish to take a "virtual tour" of the chief excavated regions and extant monuments. We also hope that this site will be useful to all who have an interest in archaeological exploration and the recovery, interpretati
School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Train School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Training Curriculum School Violence and Violence in School: A proposal for a Teacher Training Curriculum Ana Pedro Departamento de Educação, Universidade de Aveiro, Aveiro, 3810-193, Portugal Abstract In the first part of this study we examine the school violence question, be it the violence that happens at school, consequence of external pressures (cultural, so
Anthropology Understanding Food Ways My interviewee, Judith, is Mexican and her diet revolves around her culture. I come from a Persian family, so my family dines on a lot of Persian Cuisine. Her main types of dishes that her family prepares for her are Enchiladas, Posole, and Sopes. An enchilada is a tortilla rolled around a variety of filling, which can consist of meat, cheese, beans, potatoes, vegetables, seafood, etc. Posole, or Pozole, is a traditional soup or stew from Mexico. A Sope is a
Anthropology 10-30-15 Do Cultures Travel? A young woman, who was raised in a family of Myan people, narrated this movie. The Myan people have never had a stable home. Instead, they can be found living in countries like Laos, China, or Thailand. The narrator’s father had brought his family to America thinking that he would be able to build a great life for them. Little did he know, his shaman skills would not at all translate to success, here in America. This realization led him to opiate addict
Anthropology 11-7-15 Hijras This film documented the HIjras, who live in India. Hijra is a term used in South Asia to refer to a transsexual or transgender individual. In the film, we first meet a Hijra, named Jyoti. Her parents were disgusted with her so she decided to run away. She continued to live her life the way she wanted to, and after a while decided to get an operation done by the gurus. The gurus will make the binaries stand upright and proceed to chop off the male organ, so that they
Anthropology 10-25-15 A World Without Father or Husbands In Southwest China, near the border of Tibet, stands Lugu Lake. This area is home to the Matriarchal society of the Mosuo people. This ethnic group has culture far different than that of any other Chinese ethnic group. Here, women can have relationships with whomever they please. Men can too, but women earn their respect from doing so. Men don’t have much work to do, as women are the driving workforces of the households. It is very eviden
Anthropology 9/23/15 The Nature of a Continent: Africa: A Triple Heritage This film discussed Africa’s history and nature, going into detail about the geography of the continent, as well as its’ heritage. Ali Mazrui discussed the different cultures that make up countries in the continent. He also educated us on the different religions and how they conformed those cultures into what they are now. I learned plenty from this movie. For example, the Nile was really what funded the earliest civiliza
Vocabulary Week 1 Antebellum: Before war Antigovernment: Against the government Bi weekly: appearing or taking place every two weeks or twice a week. Circumnavigate: go around or across (something). Connection: Anything that connects Define: state or describe exactly the nature, scope, or meaning of. Discharge: tell (someone) officially that they can or must leave, in particular. Equity: the quality of being fair and impartial. Extraordinary: very unusual or remarkable. International: existing,
"Anthropology is a discipline that systematically studies human culture and the evolutionary dimensions of human biology." It let us help to get information about humans with their past and present. Anthropology relates to other dimensions of studies such as biological science and physical science to get the understanding of human history and cultures. It is also a study of the biological human with their physical elements. Anthropology is studied under four main subfields; Cultural Anthropolog