Subscribe. It is broad in scope, incorporating the archeologist surveying Inca ruins, the cultural anthropologist collecting folklore in Appalachia, and the biological anthropologist map- ping the gene sequences of lemurs. Current issue Browse list of issues Explore. 2019 Impact Factor. In recent years, though, fieldwork has been demystified by the production of handbooks, a spate of articles and books about "How I did fieldwork amongst the Gichi Goomi and survived." Submit an article. Anthropology, ‘the science of humanity,’ which studies human beings in aspects ranging from the biology and evolutionary history of Homo sapiens to the features of society and culture that decisively distinguish humans from other animal species. German diffusionism (critical to evolutionism) Development of theory = sufficient . Citation search. Learn more about the history and branches of anthropology … History and Anthropology. data on particular cultures → theoretical . empirical grounding → collect and systematize detailed . Aims and scope; Instructions for authors; Journal information; Special issues; Editorial board; Related websites; Editorial policies; Journal news. Citation search. HISTORY AND ANTHROPOLOGY: THE STATE OF PLAY 201 gossip or conjecture, or in a brief introduction to the monograph written by the returned anthropologist. The theory is useful in explaining Life-history theory has been developed in biology to explain the variation in timing of fertility, growth, developmental rates, and death of living organisms, as well as events directly tied to these parameters. 0.562 Search in: Advanced search. Top; This journal . Boas and historical particularism: Influence from . Anthropology is a discipline very conscious of its history, and Alan Barnard has written a clear, balanced and judicious textbook that surveys the historical contexts of the great debates and traces the genealogies of theories and schools of thought. It also considers the problems involved in assessing these theories. ANTHROPOLOGY, HISTORY OF Anthropology is the discipline that studies races, cultures, languages, and the evolution of the human species. New content alerts RSS. Academia.edu is a platform for academics to share research papers.