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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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As the reader seeks to conceptualize the unimaginable, considering the humanhood of the aforementioned subjects, it is in this very moment of the poem that Levi forces a perceptual shift, writing, "Mediate che questo e stato" (7)--meditate that this happened.
In other words, while we recognize the specifics of the identities within and amongst African ascendant women, as long as some form of oppression is present within our collective reality, we all must engage in the struggle for freedom from oppression and full humanhood.
As evaluated by all halakhic authorities, it does not have the same independent humanhood as its mother.
Moderated by Annie Finch, this dynamic conversation will confront the ways in which sentiment, emotion, certain forms of conviction and idiosyncratic humanhood are consciously or unwittingly suppressed (or forced to morph) in the contemporary poetic environment.
And then I worked for my motherhood, my humanhood, I slid my forefinger slowly back and forth, along the scab-line and underlying canines and incisors.