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Linguistic signs do not depend for their meaning on anything external to language. It is administered by the special committee. Anthropologists can also work in government and international agencies, at healthcare centers and nonprofit associations, and in environmental projects. Various societies and cultures deal with infant care differently. Scholars have also maintained the necessity of using data from other sciences in their work.

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Publisher: Syracuse University Press; 1st edition (December 1, 1996)

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