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Since humans acquire culture through learning, people living in different places or different circumstances may develop different cultures. He is considered the founder of social anthropology in Great Britain. Curious about children from other cultures, they hope that their video-letter will be answered. Anthropology gives us the perspective with which to see our own culture and institutions against the background of the rest of the human species, whose beliefs and ways of doing things are often very different from our own.

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Publisher: Mac Donnell Press (May 22, 2012)

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