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Anthropology, the study of humankind, attempts to establish useful information and generalizations about people, their behavior and their cultural and biological origins, in order to arrive at the fullest possible understanding of human diversity. Anthropology is the holistic study of human life throughout time and across the world. A53 2000 Ancient prophecy [videorecording]/produced by Filmroos, Inc. for A&E Network; produced by Frank Kosa. [New York]: A&E Home Video, c1996. 1 videocassette (ca. 50 min.) Host/narrator, Leonard Nimoy.

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