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see anthropologyanthropology,
classification and analysis of humans and their society, descriptively, culturally, historically, and physically. Its unique contribution to studying the bonds of human social relations has been the distinctive concept of culture.
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; human evolutionhuman evolution,
theory of the origins of the human species, Homo sapiens. Modern understanding of human origins is derived largely from the findings of paleontology, anthropology, and genetics, and involves the process of natural selection (see Darwinism).
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; racerace,
one of the group of populations regarded as constituting humanity. The differences that have historically determined the classification into races are predominantly physical aspects of appearance that are generally hereditary.
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Despite the conclusions of this new school of thought, the current consensus still holds among the majority of scholarly groups that humans arrived from Asia across Beringia as Homo sapiens sapiens and that this occurred at least 15,000 years earlier than previously suggested.
But in the past decade, important strides have been made in reconstructing the lives of the earliest Homo sapiens sapiens, or modern humans.
Filmed in the state of Minas Gerais in Brazil, Rist's sensuality-drenched video Homo Sapiens Sapiens, 2005, functions as a literal oasis, since viewers are invited to lie on cushions scattered across the church's cold marble floor so that the sublime combination of image and environment washes over them.