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Word: anthropologist

Definition: student of the history and science of humankind


Sentences Containing 'anthropologist'

(born July 23, 1926) is a U.S. anthropologist and one of America's foremost archaeologists.
, anthropologist John Tooby and psychologist Leda Cosmides founded the field of evolutionary psychology.
A replica of the skeleton and a reconstruction of the boy's face, made by American anthropologist Brian Pierson, can be seen in the Interpretation Centre of the Lagar Velho.
American anthropologist, Lewis H. Morgan, published "Ancient Society" in 1877, based on his theory of the three stages of human progress, from savagery through barbarism, to civilization.
Anthropologist David Price has claimed, in CounterPunch, a monthly magazine published in the United States, that the counterinsurgency field manual co-authored by Nagl is in places remarkably similar to earlier texts.
Anthropologist John Baxter noted in 1953 that: The Boran and the Sakuye were well-nourished and well-clothed and, though a pastoral life is always physically demanding, people led dignified and satisfying life...
Anthropologist John Baxter returned to the village in Isiolo District that he had researched in 1953, and had this to say about the few non-Somali minority tribes that lived at the time alongside the Somali majority: In 1982, only a few fortunate ones still maintained themselves through stock pastoralism.
Anthropologist Joseph Tainter deals at length with the structure and decline of Chaco civilization in his 1988 study "The Collapse of Complex Societies".
Anthropologist Ron Brunton said the claims of genocide were an "embellishment"; with social commentator Robert Manne and academic Hal Wootten disputing Brunton's claims.
As a result of multiculturalism and globalization, the bodymind understood in Navajo and Tibetan cultures as documented by the anthropologist Gold (1994), has dialogued with the bodymind in what is construed as the New Age.
As Elizabeth Marshall Thomas explains in her book, "The Old Way", Laurence Marshall attempted to recruit an anthropologist to join their expeditions, but no one was interested.
British anthropologist Myra Shackley in "Still Living?" describes Ivan Ivlov's 1963 observation of a family group of Almas.
By the time anthropologist Charles Gabriel Seligman visited the location in 1911, a cave within the rock had become a refuge of the indigenous Vedda people.
Consequently, in 1991, the survivors' groups contacted Dr. Clyde Snow, a renowned U.S. forensic anthropologist who had previously overseen exhumations in Argentina in the wake of that country's Dirty War and had helped found the Argentine Forensic Anthropology Team.
David M. Rosen is an American anthropologist. Rosen holds a J.D. from Pace University School of Law and a Ph.D. in anthropology from the University of Illinois.
During the Japanese rule of Taiwan, the anthropologist Kanori INOU (伊能 嘉矩) recognized all the indigenous tribes around Puli (埔里) as Taiya people, including the Seediq.
Emma's maternal grandfather had been Frank Italio (1870–1956), an informant to the anthropologist Frederica de Laguna whose knowledge was incorporated into De Laguna's 1972 ethnography of the northern Tlingit, "Under Mount St.
Enrico Hillyer Giglioli (June 13, 1845 – December 16, 1909) was an Italian zoologist and anthropologist. Giglioli was born in London and first studied there.
Esther Schiff Goldfrank (1896 – 23 April 1997) was an anthropologist of the famous German-American Schiff family.
Forensic anthropologist Dr Xanthe Mallett who investigates cold cases and finds new evidence to the cases.
Gayle S. Rubin (born 1949) is an American cultural anthropologist best known as an activist and theorist of sex and gender politics.
He began producing anthropological documentaries, including producing In Her Own Time about the anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff, and later ran two documentary film festivals in Los Angeles.
He had no formal training as an anthropologist, but his wide-ranging intelligence was a good alternative to such training.
He is married to anthropologist Karen Fog Olwig.
He was a self-trained linguist, anthropologist and ethnographer that became an authority on Thai culture.
Hilde Danielsen (born 1971) is a Norwegian social anthropologist and gender studies expert.
His son was the anthropologist Walter William Skeat.
In particular, there is a 2008 article in the anti-Islamic blog "The Brussels Journal" where Fjordman focuses on a quote from Norwegian social anthropologist Thomas Hylland Eriksen.
In the summer of 1915, he lived temporarily in Berkeley with the anthropologist Thomas Talbot Waterman and his family.
It was directed by Lucien Castaing-Taylor, a Harvard anthropologist, and produced by his wife Ilisa Barbash.
Living in New York City in the 1940s while performing and teaching, she met and married Dr. E. Lloyd Du Brul, an anatomist, physical anthropologist, and educator.
Max Nordau, an early Zionist orator and controversial racial anthropologist, insisted that Nietzsche had been insane since birth, and advocated "branding his disciples [...]
Modern western witnesses of this practice include the adventurer Alexandra David-Néel (David-Néel, 1971), Lama Anagarika Govinda (Govinda, 1988), and anthropologist Dr. John Crook.
Moyne, an amateur anthropologist, believed that racially intermixed groups were more advanced than the "primitive" racially pure groups like the natives of New Guinea.
Previous recipients of this award include the author and anthropologist Wade Davis (2009), Peter Gzowski (1997), and Mary May Simon (1998), among others.
Richard E. Blanton (born 1943) is an American anthropologist, archaeologist, and academic.
Several authors, namely the British anthropologist Alfred Haddon (1920) and the art historian Douglas Newton (1961), have noted similarities between the Papuan Gulf various art forms with that of groups living along the Sepik River.
She is survived by her husband, anthropologist Arjun Appadurai, and their son Alok.
She was also a major consultant on Haida language to John Enrico. She became well known through her collaborative autobiography written with the anthropologist Margaret B. Blackman, published in 1982.
Sir Edward William Brabrook (1839–1930) C.B. F.S.A. was a civil servant and author, and an anthropologist with a special interest in folklore.
The anthropologist Alfred Kroeber gave this name to the man because it was rude to ask someone's name in the Yahi culture.
The German anthropologist Ferdinand Fellman argues that the emergence of human self-consciousness is due to an extended sexual selection, termed "emotional selection", bridging the gap between animal sexual behaviour and human erotic love.
The Institute for Social Ecology was established at Goddard College in Plainfield, Vermont in 1974 by cultural anthropologist Daniel Chodorkoff and author Murray Bookchin.
The Ka'apor are a distinct ethnic group of indigenous Brazilians living on a protected reserve in the state of Maranhão. They were the subject of a book by anthropologist Dr. William Balée in an exhaustive study of their ethnobotany lifeways and the historical ecology of the area they currently inhabit.
The local slavery has been described, for example, by anthropologist M. McCulloch: laves were housed close to the fresh tracts of land they cleared for their masters.
The series follows Dr Sloan Parker (Debra Messing), an anthropologist studying genetic variation in humans.
The term Eastern Agricultural Complex (EAC) was popularized by anthropologist Ralph Linton in the 1940s.
The work of anthropologist Barbara Michael work is a large contribution to the subject of Hawazma socio-enonomics.
Uppon watching "Trás-os-Montes" the French filmmaker and anthropologist Jean Rouch wrote about the film: "For me, this film reveals a new cinematographic language."
Vera Grabe Loewenherz is a Colombian anthropologist, politician, and former member of the Colombian guerrilla M-19, of which she was also a co-founder.
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