19. Race & Culture

In Intro to Anthro 2022, we finished the unit on archaeology with “Marketing conquest and the vanishing Indian: An Indigenous response to Jared Diamond’s Guns, Germs, and Steel and Collapse” by Michael Wilcox (2010).

We re-read the last four pages of Wilcox (111-115) in order to get a sense of history and ideology before anthropology introduced the idea of culture. For the idea of culture, we read the first of three parts of chapter 8, “Studying Culture” (186-200) in Through the Lens of Anthropology.

The next class continues by talking about Enculturation