Mandy Franks

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'Noble Savages': A Journey To Break The Mold Of Anthropology

When Napoleon Chagnon first saw the isolated Yanomamo Indian tribes of the Amazon in 1964, it changed his life forever. A young anthropologist from the University of Michigan, he was starting on a journey that would last a lifetime, and take him from one of the most remote places on earth to an …

Anthropology students face abuse, even rape, at field sites

As the academic year winds down, scores of anthropology students across the country are preparing for an important ritual: heading off to a remote location to conduct research in the field.<p>For many, the chance to dig for fossils in a far corner of the globe or observe primates in the wild is a …

Cultural anthropology is an A-level option

Philip Wood (Letters) argues that cultural anthropology should be taught in schools instead of religious education "so that children are exposed to a more critical awareness of other cultures and world views". Without commenting on RE, I can assure him that it already is! An A-level in anthropology …

National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City

The National Museum of Anthropology (<i>Museo Nacional de Antropologia</i>) in Mexico City contains the world's largest collection of ancient Mexican art …

Anthropology Inc.

Forget online surveys and dinnertime robo-calls. A consulting firm called ReD is at the forefront of a new trend in market research, treating the everyday lives of consumers as a subject worthy of social-science scrutiny. On behalf of its corporate clients, ReD will uncover your deepest needs, …

Doctor who treated Siegfried Sasson 'pioneered' anthropology

William Rivers, the doctor who treated officers including Siegfried Sassoon for shell shock during the first world war, and who was memorably brought to life in Pat Barker’s Booker prize-winning Regeneration trilogy, was also one of the fathers of social anthropology, according to a new book which …