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Bloomington: Distributed by Indiana University Press, c1992. 1 videocassette (30 min.). Online master’s degree programs in anthropology emphasize scholarly writing and research. Sociocultural anthropologists have increasingly turned their investigative eye on to "Western" culture. But you would never serve strong tea to new acquaintances. Students taking this course will learn how to: This course introduces the use of well-established behavior observation methods to answer questions of anthropological interest.

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