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They certainly weren't going to pass a uniform inspection, but on the other hand she just needed a stopgap until she could find her real shoes. Finally, there were territorially based states (e.g., those of the Tswana of southern Africa and the Kongo of central Africa, or the emirates of northwestern Africa), in which kinship and descent regulated only domestic relationships. Through this research he was a pioneer in the fields of sociobiology and human behavioral ecology. Chambers writes, "Applied anthropologists use the knowledge, skills, and perspective of their discipline to help solve human problems and facilitate change" (1985:8).

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