How does preservation affect our understanding of the prehistoric archaeological record?

How does preservation affect our understanding of the prehistoric archaeological record?

The archaeological record is the way that we interpret prehistory, so the effective preservation of evidence is the most important way to build an understanding. First this article will look at what actually gets preserved, and then how ...

Download Glossary of Anthropological Terms (PDF)

Download Glossary of Anthropological Terms (PDF)

You can now download the Harris-Jones Anthropology ‘Glossary of Anthropological Terms’ as a PDF to keep handy for lectures etc. This could be useful as a printed file, or kept on your computer or tablet (or even just your phone). Now we ...

Anthropology Fieldwork: A Short Comment

Anthropology Fieldwork: A Short Comment

In conclusion, I personally believe that fieldwork is anthropology’s main component. Without fieldwork, there would be very limited understanding in regards to different cultures, as it is the act of ‘participant observation’ that allow ...