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In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, a number of anthropologists recognized that the practice of anthropology was intimately linked to commerce and colonial expansion.” (Patterson 1) There were essentially three “schools” of anthropological thinking by the First World War and after.... [tags: Anthropology History Essays] The American Museum Of Natural History: Anthropology - The American Museum of Natural History has many exhibits that demonstrate many aspects of anthropology. The Mad Masters - Jean Rouch's essential and controversial work is a classic of ethnographic cinema.

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