Four pictues of people from around the world--an Afro-Caribbean man, two girls from Fiji, a man and a woman from China, and two young women from Northern Europe

An Introduction to the Characteristics of Culture
and the Methods used by Anthropologists to Study It



Created and maintained by Dr. Dennis O'Neil

Behavioral Sciences Department, Palomar College, San Marcos, California
This page was last updated on Saturday, April 14, 2012.
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