University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology

Author: Paula L.W. Sabloff

The Value of ‘Culture’

An Example from Mongolia

By: Paula L.W. Sabloff

Cultural Anthropology doesn’t get much respect from the public these days. Archaeology, on the other hand, remains beloved because it captures people’s imag­ination, and biological anthropology is valued because it satisfies people’s desire to understand what makes us human. But what does cultural anthropology con­tribute? Has its usefulness and the public’s interest in it faded […]