Physical Anthropology

Physical anthropology includes human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

   

Human dispersion

Racial variation

Human origins

History

History including prehistory, antiquity, classical and medieval history; modern history including the 16th century, 17th century, 18th century, 19th century, and 20th century; and the future can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

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Sociology

Sociology including peoples of the world, communities, and social structure and change can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins

Peoples of the world

Peoples of the world including nations and major groups of Western Civilization, Asiatic peoples, African peoples, and American Indian peoples can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Nations

Nations such as Thailand, France, United Kingdom, Italy, South Africa, South Korea, Burma, Colombia, Spain, Ukraine, Tanzania, Argentina, Kenya, Poland, Algeria, Canada, Iraq, Uganda, Morocco, Sudan, Peru, Uzbekistan, Malaysia, Venezuela, Saudi Arabia, Nepal, Yemen, Afghanistan, Ghana, North Korea, Mozambique, Taiwan, Australia, Syria, Côte d'Ivoire, Madagascar, Sri Lanka, Angola, Cameroon, Romania, Chile, Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Niger, Burkina Faso, Guatemala, Mali, Ecuador, Cambodia, Malawi, Zambia, Senegal, Zimbabwe, Chad, Cuba, Belgium, Greece, Rwanda, Tunisia, can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Western Civilization

Western Civilization including Anglic, Latin, and Northest European peoples can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins. Germany can be connected.

Anglic peoples such as those of the United States can be used to examine human origins. Latin peoples such as those of Mexico can be connected. Lusitanic peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. Northeast European peoples such as those of Russia can be connected.

Asiatic peoples

Asiatic peoples including South Asian, Oriental, and Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins. Turkey can be connected.

Middle Eastern peoples such as those of Iran can be connected. Egypt can be connected.

South Asian peoples

South Asian peoples such as those of India and Pakistan can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins. Bangladesh can be connected. India can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins. Pakistan can be connected.

Oriental peoples

Oriental peoples such as those China can be used to examine human dispersion, racial varation, and human origins. Japan can be connected. China can be used to examine human dispersion, racial varation, and human origins.

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples

Southeast Asian and Oceanic peoples including Southeast Asian Island peoples can be connected. Vietnam can be connected.

Southeast Asian Island peoples such as those of the Philippines can be connected. Indonesia can be connected.

African peoples

African peoples including East African peoples and West African peoples can be connected. Congo DR can be connected.

East African peoples such as those of Ethiopia can be connected.

West African peoples such as those of Nigeria can be connected.

American Indian peoples

American Indian peoples incuding Middle American Indian peoples, South American Indian peoples, and North American Indian peoples can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins. Mexico can be connected.

Middle American Indian peoples such as those of the southwestern United States can be used to examine racial variation and human origins. South American Indian peoples such as those of Brazil can be connected. North American Indian peoples such as those of the United States can be used to examine racial variation and human origins.

Communities

Cities such as Tokyo, Seoul, Mexico City, New York City, Mumbai, Jakarta, Sao Paulo, Delhi, Shanghai, Manila, Karachi, Cairo, Beijing, Osaka, Canton, Moscow can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Social mechanics

Social mechanics including social change, social types, and social structure can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Social change including social change factors and social change processes can be connected. Particular changes and movemements including agricultural revolution, agrarian revolution, and industrial revolution can be connected.

Social types including industrial societies, agrarian societies, horticultural societies, and hunting and gathering societies can be connected. Social structure including community and regional structure, class structure, institutional structure, cultural structure, and anthropological structure can be connected.

Institutions

Institutions including religion, government, economics, education, and family studies can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Religion

Religion including particular religions, religious organization, religious practice, and religious belief can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Particular religions including Abrahamic religion, Asiatic religion, pagan religion, and secularism can be connected. Religious organization can be connected. Religious practice can be connected. Religious belief can be connected.

Government

Government including particular governments, government activity, government structure, and law can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Particular governments including international government, national government, and local government can be connected. Government activity including state relations, administration, and succession can be connected. Government structure including government forms, executive systems, legislative systems, judicial systems, and political parties and interest groups can be connected. Law including international law, Western law, Asian law, and tribal law can be connected.

Economics

Economics including economic systems, industries, and economic activity can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Economic systems including economic system behavior, economic system types, networks, and firms can be connected. Industries including social and medical services, commercial and financial industries, communications industries, transportation industries, building related industries, manufacturing and extraction industries, and food and agricultural industries can be connected. Economic activity including consumption, distribution and exchange, and production can be connected.

Education

Education including school systems, educational organization, cultural instittuions, teaching, and research can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

School systems including higher education, secondary education, and primary education can be connected. Educational organization including administration, faculty, students, and course material can be connected. Cultural institutions including performance venues, libraries, and museums can be connected. Teaching can be connected. Research can be connected.

Family

Family including particular families, kinship, parenting, and marriage can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Particular families can be connected. Kinship can be connected. Parenting can be connected. Marriage can be connected.

Culture

Culture including behavioral culture, conceptual culture, and material culture can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Behavioral culture

Behavioral culture including cultural events, recreation and entertainment, occupations and customs can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Cultural events including holidays, disasters, expeditions, awards, and gatherings can be connected. Recreation and entertainment including sports, games, theater, dance, and music can be connected. Occupations including service occupations, industrial occupations, communication occupations, transportation occupations, building occupations, and food-related occupations can be connected. Customs including institutional customs, social interaction customs, clothing and dress customs, living and dwelling customs, and vital customs can be connected.

Conceptual culture

Conceptual culture including philosophy, applied science, mathematics, literature, graphic arts, and lantuage can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Philosophy including philosophical schools and doctrines, special topics, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, epistemology, and logic can be connected. Applied science including applied social science, medical science, information science, accounting, navigation, engineering science, and measurement can be connected. Mathematics including mathematical rigorization, statistics, geometry, analysis, algebra, and arithmetic can be connected. Literature including particular works, literary types and genres, literary forms, and oral tradition can be connected. Graphic arts including animation, photography, printmaking, painting, and drawing can be connected. Language including languages of the world, writing, and linguistics can be connected.

Material culture

Material culture including miscellanous artifacts, communications technology, transportation technology, clothing and dress, foodstuffs, building tehcnology, and industrial technology can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Miscellaneous artifacts including sculpture, musical instruments, toys, and medicines can be connected. Communications technology including electronic communication, graphic communication, and written communication can be connected. Transportation technology including space technology, air transportation, water transportation, land transportation, and packaging can be connected. Clothing and dress including garments, adornment, and fabrics can be connected. Foodstuffs including prepared foods, preserved and processed foods, and raw foodstuffs can be connected. Building technology including outdoor structures, complete buildings, building components, furnishings, and materials can be connected. Industrial technology including advanced technology, utilities, weaponry, machinery, chemical technology, fuels, and tools can be connected.

Other anthropology

Other anthropology including particular groups, human geography, human ecology, demography, and social foundations can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Particular groups

Particular groups can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Human geography

Human geography including Asian geogrphy, European geography, African geography, North American geography, South American geography, and Oceanic geography can be used to examine human dispersion, racial variation, and human origins.

Asian geography including Southwest Asian geography, South Asian geography, Central Asian geography, North Asian geography, East Asian geography, and Southeast Asian geography can be connected. European geography including Iberian geography, Italian geography, Balkan geography, Northwest European geography, Island European geography, Scandinavian geography, Central European geography, and Eastern European geography can be connected. African geography including North African geography, West African geography, North Central African geography, South Central African geography, East African geography, and South African geography can be connected. North American geography including Northeastern American geography, Northwestern American geography, and Southwestern American geography can be connected. South American geography including Amazon geography, Andean geography, and Argentine geography can be connected. Oceanic geography including Australian geography, Pacific Island geography, and Antarctic geography can be connected.

Human ecology

Human effects on the environment can be connected. Relations with other life forms can be connected. Environmental effects on people can be connected.

Demography

Population change can be connected. Population size and structure can be connected. Migration can be connected. Mortality and morbidity can be connected. Birth and fertility can be connected.

Social foundations

Social group behavior can be connected. Social group types can be connected. Social control can be connected. Social interaction can be connected. Social presentation can be connected.

Personal studies

Biography

Biography can be connected.

Psychology

Social psychology can be connected. Personality can be connected. Mental disorders can be connected. Developmental psychology can be connected. Behavior patterns can be connected. Mind can be connected. Behavioral elements can be connected.

Human body

Human form and appearance can be connected. Human disease can be connected. The human life cycle can be connected. Body functions can be connected. Body systems can be connected.

Science

Biology

Biohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic can be connected. Ecology including biogeography, ecosystems, evolution, system ecology, community ecology, population ecology, and behavioral ecology can be connected. Systematics including animals, fungi, plants, protists, and microbes can be connected. Organism biology including behavior, life cycle, morphology and form, organ systems, tissues, and habitat can be connected. Cell biology including types, behavior, and structure can be connected. Molecular biology including nucleic acids, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, other organics, and inorganics can be connected.

Earth Science

Geohistory including Precambrian, Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic periods can be connected. Physical geography including mapping, oceanic geography, and terrestrial geography can be connected. Atmospheric science including climatology, meteorology, and atmospheric structure can be connected. Hydrospheric science including oceanography, glaciology, groundwater, and fresh water can be connected. Geology including interior geology, geologic processes, landforms, petrology, and mineralogy can be connected.

Astronomy including local astronomy can be connected. Galactic astronomy including cosmology, galactic types, and galactography can be connected. Stellar astronomy including astrocartography, star groupings, stars, exoplanets, and the interstellar medium can be connected.

Chemistry including chemical change can be connected. Chemical systems including organic, inorganic, gas, liquid, and solid chemistry can be connected. Chemical substances including mixtures, compounds, and elements can be connected.

Physics including the structure of matter, quantum physics, and relativity can be connected. Electromagnetism including optics, magnetism, electric current, and electrostatics can be connected. Thermodynamics including statistical mechanics, nonclassical thermodynamics, and classical thermodynamics can be connected. Mechanics including gravitation and celestial mechanics, general mechanics, rigid body mechanics, and particle mechanics can be connected.


Created 6 Mar 2013 Last updated 6 Apr 2017