Anthropology is a social science, closely linked to sociology, that concentrates (though not exclusively) on the study of traditional cultures—particularly hunting-and-gathering and horticultural societies—and the evolution of the human species.

Anthropology is the study of the different physical and cultural conditions of mankind.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Anthropology
- The science of the structure and functions of the human body.
- The science of man; -- sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.
- That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God.
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