Anthropology in ten words
Born as a study of the cultures of peoples “far” from the West, cultural anthropology has expanded its field to deal with here and now, today. At the center of anthropology is the Human: a biological, behavioral, psychological, social, economic phenomenon, seen as a subject or individual, in communities and situations.
Through words like Being, Coexisting, Communicating, Where and When- the reader approaches a multi-discipline that interprets the complexity of the ‘man phenomenon’, in the diversity of times, of places and ways of living.
Marco Aime thus draws a small history of this plural science because knowing the rules and mechanisms through which we become human and establish societies is as important as knowing that the earth revolves around the sun.