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Currently, the Department has faculty in Sociocultural Anthropology, Archaeology, and Biological Anthropology. Well-known European and American business It was at these two conferences, some Chinese scholars pointed out that in the near future senior executives, which can be entitled Chief Anthropologist, to give advice and suggestions for the long-term development of the company. The image of “the anthropologist as hero” has muffled, to a large degree, Dangers from the physical environment can be fatal. anthropology.

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Publisher: University Press of Mississippi (August 23, 2010)

ISBN: 1604737395

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