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Anthropology: The best 4 fields ever.

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Anthropology is the study of humans in the past and present. It draws on the humanities as well as social, biological, and physical sciences. Historically, anthropologists in the United States study one of four topics, or sub-fields: sociocultural anthropology, biological/physical anthropology, archaeology, and linguistics.

r/Anthropology Guidelines:

Post your interesting linguistic, archaeology, sociocultural, and biological anthropology links.

Feel free to ask questions at our sibling sub, /r/AskAnthropology! For book recommendations check the Recommended Reading Page of our wiki.

Please follow our rules:

  1. Only submissions from reputable sources: mainstream news sites, journals, anthropological association sites, and university websites. Personal sites and blogs are only allowed if run by academics in anthropology or related fields and the content is relevant to the sub.

  2. No jokes or puns. Also no aggressive, rude, or hateful comments. If comments are off topic or inappropriate they will be removed.

  3. "Race realism", "human biodiversity", conspiracy theories, and pseudoscience will be removed as will any other content that is incorrect or not supported by reputable scholarship.

  4. No direct submissions to images. Video submissions are accepted but subject to rule 1.

  5. Answers to questions posed to the community do not have to include citations but they are encouraged. If asked for sources, commenters should provide them. Incorrect answers will be removed.

Read more about anthropology here:

What is Anthropology?

This Is Anthropology

Professional Anthropology Associations

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