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Cultural Anthropology, a major division of anthropology that deals with the study of culture in all of its aspects and that uses the methods, concepts, and data of archaeology, ethnography and ethnology, folklore, and linguistics in its descriptions and analyses of the diverse peoples of the world. Blood ties began to be distinguished from territorial relationships, and distinctive political structures developed beyond the family circle. Neurobiological findings will be related to contributions from various subfields of anthropology.

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