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Mobility

Roger Norum

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

MobilityIntroductionBroadly speaking, mobility refers to the socio-cultural processes surrounding movement. As a focus of anthropological research, mo...

Modernity

Brian Silverstein

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

ModernityIntroductionWhile the discipline of anthropology coalesced in the late 19th century around the study of purportedly “non-Western” (which usua...

Morgan, Lewis Henry

Robert Launay

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Lewis Henry MorganIntroductionLewis Henry Morgan (b. 1818–d. 1881) is considered one of the founding fathers of modern anthropology. As a young lawyer...

Multispecies Ethnography

Piers Locke, Ursula Muenster

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Multispecies Ethnography Introduction Multispecies ethnography is a rubric for a more-than-human approach to ethnographic research and writing...

Museum Anthropology

Alaka Wali, Rosa Cabrera, Jennifer Anderson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Museum Anthropology Introduction The field of museum anthropology predates the institutionalization of anthropology as an academic disciplin...

Museum Education

George E. Hein, Kimberly H. McCray

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Museum EducationIntroductionEducation has been associated with museums from their earliest days, back to the famous Hellenic Mouseion of Alexandria, a...

Museum Studies

John E. Simmons, Kiersten F. Latham

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Museum StudiesIntroductionThis article is on museum studies, not on museums. Museum studies is defined as the interdisciplinary engagement in critical...

Myth

Sean O'Neill

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

MythIntroductionMyth has been on the shortlist of key concepts in anthropology from the very start, emerging out of work with “oral literature” in pre...

NAGPRA and Repatriation of Native American Human Remains and Cultural Objects

Russell Thornton, Jamie Geronimo Vela

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

NAGPRA and Repatriation of Native American Human Remains and Cultural ObjectsIntroductionHundreds of thousands—some say 1 million—Native American skel...

Narrative in Sociocultural Studies of Language

Hilary Parsons Dick, Claudia P. Segura, Nancy Dennehy

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Narrative in Sociocultural Studies of LanguageIntroductionNarrative is a way of using language and other signs (images, gestures, etc.) to produce a c...

Nationalism

Michael Herzfeld

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Nationalism Introduction The erstwhile concentration of anthropologists on small, bounded communities often appeared to occlude such encompassi...

Needham, Rodney

Colin Kidd

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-11-26

Rodney NeedhamIntroductionRodney Needham (b. 1923–d. 2006) was a brilliant and daring anthropologist, possessed of considerable imagination and theore...

Neoliberalism

Kathleen Hall, Rachael Stephens

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-11-23

NeoliberalismIntroductionNeoliberalism as a political economic philosophy emerged from a long history of over fifty years of debate within a transnati...

NGOs, Anthropology of

Mark Schuller, David Lewis

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-11-25

Anthropology of Ngos Introduction Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) have become increasingly important institutional actors in most societ...

Niche Construction

Emily A. Schultz

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Niche ConstructionIntroductionNiche construction is a concept that originated in evolutionary biology. It challenges the assumption that ecological ni...

Northwest Coast, The

Leslie H. Tepper

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

The Northwest CoastIntroductionThe distinctive culture of the Indigenous populations on the Northwest Coast (NWC) and their colonial history—from Euro...

Oceania, Archaeology of

Ethan E. Cochrane

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Archaeology of OceaniaIntroductionOceania comprises the islands of the Pacific Ocean and nearby seas originally settled from Island Southeast Asia by ...

Paleolithic Art

Iain Davidson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-04-27

Paleolithic ArtIntroductionPaleolithic art first came to the attention of scholars through excavations in French caves (Lartet and Christy 1875, cited...

Paleontology

René Bobe

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-06-28

PaleontologyIntroductionPaleontology is the study of the history of life through the fossil record. It is part of the Earth sciences because fossils d...

Performance Studies

D. Soyini Madison

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-08-26

Performance Studies Introduction Performance has evolved into ways of comprehending how human beings fundamentally make culture, affect power,...

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