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The above highlights that cultural anthropologists may not believe in science, but scientists also don’t believe in them. How Do Certain Objects Come to Represent Peoples' Goals and Aspirations? Trying to find the most reliable online anthropology resources can seem like a daunting task. Any material that is not original must be carefully acknowledged, with specific attention paid to the acknowledgment and referencing of quotes. The context of the early work by Bacon was an American interest in establishing the “culture areas” of the world.

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