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All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and in assessment of learning outcomes. Theoretically, anthropologists always should be observers and recorders not evaluators of other peoples’ customs and values. This course will compare long bones, head, and torso shape in tree-living and ground-living primates. How Does an “Alternative” Archaeology Work? For example, industrial farming could have been invented before simple farming, and metallurgy could have developed without previous non-smelting processes involving metals (such as simple ground collection or mining).

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