Anthropology vs. History
Anthropology and History Definitions
The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
A chronological record of events, as of the life or development of a people or institution, often including an explanation of or commentary on those events
A history of the Vikings.
That part of Christian theology concerning the genesis, nature, and future of humans, especially as contrasted with the nature of God
"changing the church's anthropology to include more positive images of women" (Priscilla Hart).
A formal written account of related natural phenomena
A history of volcanoes.
The holistic scientific and social study of humanity, mainly using ethnography as its method.
According to anthropology, there are six basic patterns of kinship terminology (i.e., "kin naming systems"): Sudanese, Hawaiian, Eskimo, Crow, Omaha, and Iroquois.
A record of a patient's general medical background
Took the patient's history.
The science of the structure and functions of the human body.
An established condition or pattern of behavior
An inmate with a history of mental illness and drug abuse.
The science of man, including the study of the ditribution of physical and cultural attributes in relation to man's origin, location, history, and environment; - sometimes used in a limited sense to mean the study of man as an object of natural history, or as an animal.
The branch of knowledge that records and analyzes past events
"History has a long-range perspective" (Elizabeth Gurley Flynn).
That manner of expression by which the inspired writers attribute human parts and passions to God. See also anthropopathite, anthropopathism, anthropomorphist.
The past events relating to a particular thing
The history of their rivalry is full of intrigue.
The social science that studies the origins and social relationships of human beings
The aggregate of past events or human affairs
Basic tools used throughout history.
An interesting past
A house with history.
Something that belongs to the past
Their troubles are history now.
(Slang) One that is no longer worth consideration
Why should we worry about him? He's history!.
A drama based on historical events
The histories of Shakespeare.
The aggregate of past events.
History repeats itself if we don’t learn from its mistakes.
The branch of knowledge that studies the past; the assessment of notable events.
He teaches history at the university.
History will not look kindly on these tyrants.
He dreams of an invention that will make history.
The portion of the past that is known and recorded by this field of study, as opposed to all earlier and unknown times that preceded it (prehistory).
In all of human history and prehistory
In all recorded history
(countable) A set of events involving an entity.
What is your medical history?
The family's history includes events best forgotten.
A long and sordid history
(countable) A record or narrative description of past events.
I really enjoyed Shakespeare's tragedies more than his histories.
A short history of post-Columbian colonization
A list of past and continuing medical conditions of an individual or family.
A personal medical history is required for the insurance policy.
He has a history of cancer in his family.
This diagnosis is usually based solely on the history and physical examination, although laboratory tests are occasionally also obtained.
A record of previous user events, especially of visited web pages in a browser.
I visited a great site yesterday but forgot the URL. Luckily, I didn't clear my history.
(informal) Something that no longer exists or is no longer relevant.
I told him that if he doesn't get his act together, he's history.
(uncountable) Shared experience or interaction.
There is too much history between them for them to split up now.
He has had a lot of history with the police.
(obsolete) To narrate or record.
A learning or knowing by inquiry; the knowledge of facts and events, so obtained; hence, a formal statement of such information; a narrative; a description; a written record; as, the history of a patient's case; the history of a legislative bill.
A systematic, written account of events, particularly of those affecting a nation, institution, science, or art, and usually connected with a philosophical explanation of their causes; a true story, as distinguished from a romance; - distinguished also from annals, which relate simply the facts and events of each year, in strict chronological order; from biography, which is the record of an individual's life; and from memoir, which is history composed from personal experience, observation, and memory.
Histories are as perfect as the historian is wise, and is gifted with an eye and a soul.
For aught that I could ever read,Could ever hear by tale or history.
What histories of toil could I declare!
Justly Cæsar scorns the poet's lays;It is to history he trusts for praise.
No more yet of this;For 't is a chronicle of day by day,Not a relation for a breakfast.
Many glorious examples in the annals of our religion.
To narrate or record.
The aggregate of past events;
A critical time in the school's history
The continuum of events occurring in succession leading from the past to the present and even into the future;
All of human history
A record or narrative description of past events;
A history of France
He gave an inaccurate account of the plot to kill the president
The story of exposure to lead
The discipline that records and interprets past events involving human beings;
He teaches Medieval history
History takes the long view
All that is remembered of the past as preserved in writing; a body of knowledge;
The dawn of recorded history
From the beginning of history