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Archeology seeks to recreate as far as possible the culture of former peoples from the evidence of their material remains and to reconstruct the historical interrelationship of such cultures, so that it also may be considered an aspect of cultural anthropology. Anthropologists frequently emphasize classification and the classificatory principles which link the perceived order of the cosmos directly with the order of social life. Rohner, Ronald P. 1996 From Conception Through Birth: Origins of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research.

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Publisher: Indiana University Press (March 26, 2009)

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