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study of all aspects of culture resulting from human behavior, including, among others, speech and language, systems of thought, social systems, and the artifacts produced by a culture.
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Johnson, a sought-after Motown expert and cultural anthropologist, makes it a point to rescue Motown's girl groups and female soloists from the "footnotes" of Motown's history, saying it was their consistent hits that "carried Motown in the early days.
Joy Sather-Wagstaff, a cultural anthropologist at North Dakota State University who studies behavior at commemorative memorial sites, says there is debate about what kinds of behavior are appropriate at such sites.
Jamie Tehrani, a cultural anthropologist at Durham University in Northern England, says their similarities indicate they all have a common ancestor.
Shepherd lives with his partner Robert Philen, a cultural anthropologist, in Pensacola, Florida, where magnolias and live oaks are evergreens.
Edited by cultural anthropologist David Levinson, African American Heritage in Upper Housatonic Valley is a fascinating, in-depth history of American New England life as seen through the eyes of its African-American residents, including not only historical figures such as author W.
Margaret Mead was an influential American cultural anthropologist and feminist who offered the world an unprecedented look into the cultural practices of the people of Samoa through her landmark book Coming of Age in Samoa (1928, Harper Perennial).
95) comes from a cultural anthropologist whose twenty-year experience in Alaska documenting the traditional hunting and fishing practice of Alaskan Natives leads to essays on human nature and lessons from the Natives.
99) is written by a cultural anthropologist who developed photography as a tool for working on ethnographic research, and an author who has long worked in TV production and graphic design: the two together offer a survey of the digital process as it applies to creating the art, from photos to finished products.
D, former teen-age barrel racing champion turned cultural anthropologist, spoke of the need for developing our cultural intelligence--the ability to recognize cultural myths, "unpack" them, examine them, and replace them with new information.
Known for her innovative ideas on adapting to change and developing strong thinking skills, cultural anthropologist Jennifer James has been described as "inspiring, thought provoking, innovative.
In response to GAO's 2001 report, two vacancies within the Office of Federal Acknowledgment were filled, resulting in a professional staff of three research teams, each consisting of a cultural anthropologist, historian, and genealogist.
Hersh reveals that the key source for this idea was the 1973 book The Arab Mind by Israeli Jewish cultural anthropologist Raphael Patai.

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