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Anthropology (L600): The study of human beings, their antecedents and related primates, and their cultural behaviour and institutions, in comparative perspective.

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Audio Cultural Anthropology podcast 1

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Audio Cultural Anthropology podcast 2


Link An introduction to material culture

An introduction to the study of material culture, teaching you how to look at and describe objects.


Material Culture view
Link The Human Past: introduction to Archaeology

An introduction to World Archaeology (MIT module)

Prehistory view
Link British Museum collections database

A searchable catalogue of over two million objects held by the museum, including many full colour images. The collection ranges from World...

Prehistory, Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman, Greek, Classical, New World, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, Post-Medieval, artefacts, coins, Roman coins, Sculpture, Britain, Europe, World view
Link What is heritage?

An introduction to heritage studies. This learning unit introduces the concept of heritage and its critical study, exploring the role of heritage...

World, Europe, Britain, heritage, public archaeology, cultural heritage, national heritage, Material Culture view
Link The Human Past

An introduction to World Archaeology, including quizzes, flash cards, glossary and links to useful internet resources.


World, Prehistory, New World, Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Iron Age, Roman, Classical, Bronze Age, Anglo-Saxon, Medieval, Post-Medieval view
Link "Cultural Psychology" - Online Course by The Saylor Foundation

This is a link to an online course on Cultural Psychology. The course reviews the cultural, community, and ecological factors that play a role in...

Anthropology, sociology, Society, Culture, Psychology, Emotion, motivation, development, Morality view
Link MAA (Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, Cambridge University)

Catalogue of 800,000 objects. Archaeology holds material from many famous sites, for example Olduvai, Le Moustier, Jericho, Haua Fteah, Kechipauan...

Prehistory, Palaeolithic, Mesolithic, Neolithic, Bronze Age, Iron Age, Roman, Classical, Anglo-Saxon, Viking, Medieval, Post-Medieval, Britain, Europe, World, Pacific, artefacts, material culture. view
Link World Heritage

This learning unit provides an overview of World Heritage, its political and cultural origins and the role of UNESCO and other agencies in...

heritage, World, Europe, Britain, public archaeology, cultural heritage, national heritage, Material Culture view
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