Anthropology Essays & Term Papers

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The term Homo erectus means the ‘upright man.’ These species were the early Stone Age hunters that were responsible for the colonization of new homes in Africa, Europe, and southern parts of Asia. They were bigger in size and were more intelligent than the Homo habilis or Australopithecus. These species had the thickest skull among all the human species. They had brawny muscles that connected the neck to the backside of the skull bump and disabled the heavy head from limping forwards. The a

“Nowadays the concept of culture in anthropology and sociology is regarded as a fundamental element in the humanities.” (Chase, 1948: 59; cited in Encyclopaedia Britannica, 2007: The culture concept in anthropology) Today culture is one of the most discussed concepts all around the world. It has a crucial role in human relations. Its understanding is the kernel of the new multiculturalism policy of different countries around the globe. And in this understanding the social sciences has a ve