DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY



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    Sporadic use of the term for some of the subject matter occurred subsequently, such as the use by Étienne Serres in 1839 to describe the natural history, or paleontology, of man, based on comparative anatomy, and the creation of a chair in anthropology and ethnography in 1850 at the National Museum of Natural History (France) by Jean Louis Armand de Quatrefages de Bréau. Various short-lived organizations of anthropologists had already been formed. The Société Ethnologique de Paris, the first to use Ethnology, was formed in 1839. Its members were primarily anti-slavery activists. When slavery was abolished in France in 1848 the Société was abandoned. Meanwhile, the Ethnological Society of New York, currently the American Ethnological Society, was founded on its model in 1842, as well as the Ethnological Society of London in 1843, a break-away group of the Aborigines' Protection Society.[8] These anthropologists of the times were liberal, anti-slavery, and pro-human-rights activists. They maintained international connections. Sporadic use of the term for some of the subject matter occurred subsequently, such as the use by Étienne Serres in 1839 to describe the natural history, or paleontology, of man, based on comparative anatomy, and the creation of a chair in anthropology and ethnography in 1850 at the National Museum of Natural History (France) by Jean Louis Armand de Quatrefages de Bréau. Various short-lived organizations of anthropologists had already been formed. Read More

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Social Anthropology Specialization
Biological Anthropology Specialization
Palaeo Anthropology Specialization
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Andhra University

Waltair Junction
Visakhapatnam
Andhra Pradesh, 530003

( Phone : 089128 44000 )

Department of Anthropology

Inside INDIA prefix : 0891 284
Outside INDIA prefix : 91 891 284
Office : 4225
Head : 4226