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Students studying Anthropology at the University of Tennessee learn of this breadth and diversity by taking courses in Cultural, Biological and Archaeological Anthropology. When Leslie Stephen, one of the great alpinists, was asked if it were safe to climb the Matterhorn, he replied: There is no mountain in the Alps which may not become exces�sively dangerous if the climbers are inexperienced, the guides incompetent, the weather bad and the snow unfavorable��� There are circumstances under which the Righi [a smaller peak] is far more dangerous than the Matterhorn under others. (Chase 1954 :144) ORDER� Concepts are creations of human languages and cultures, and different cultures organize their conceptual sets in different ways.

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Publisher: NYU Press (May 1, 2011)

ISBN: 0814743560

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