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POPCULT POPCULTURE mation useful in determining whether species were wild or domesticated. Analyzing such data, archaeologists answer several questions about ancient economies. Did the group get its meat from hunting, or did it domesticate and breed animals, killing only those of a certain age and sex? Did plant food come from wild plants or from sowing, tending, and harvesting crops? Did the residents make, trade for, or buy particular items? Were raw materials available locally? If not, where did they come from?

More and more anthropologists ts from the four subfields now work in such “applied” areas as public health, family planning, business, economic development, and cultural resource management. Applied anthropology encompasses any use of the knowledge and/or techniques of the applied anthropology The application of anthropological data, four subfields to identify, perspectives, theory, and methods assess, and solve practito identify, assess, and solve cal problems. Because of contemporary social problems.

Hominins have elaborated the capacity to aim and throw, without which we never would have developed projectile technology and weaponry—or baseball. Like toolmaking, hunting once was cited as a distinctive human activity not shared with the apes. Again, however, primate research shows that other primates, especially chimpanzees, are habitual chi hhunters. For example, in Uganda’s Kibale National Park, chimps form large hunting parties, including an aver- 28 age of twenty-six individuals (almost always adult and adolescent males).

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