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These applied aspects of anthropological research are highlighted in Chapter 25. Anthropologists at Work A. Peter Castro, Applied Anthropologist Conflict over use of the environment is a theme that unites A. Peter Castro’s work as an applied cultural anthropologist, including his more than two decades of service as a consultant for the Near East Foundation, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), CARE, and other organizations.

For early collectors, however, the object was often an end in itself. Items were placed on shelves to look at, with little or no interest expressed in where the fossils might have come from or what the artifacts and their associated materials might tell about the people that produced them. Collectors of this kind are called antiquaries. Early antiquarian collections often incorporated many different items in addition to fossils and archaeological materials. For example, the museum of Olaus Wormius, a seventeenth-century Danish scholar, included uniquely shaped stones, seashells, ethnographic objects, and curiosities from around the world, in addition to fossils and ancient stone tools.

In a recent discussion of this issue within anthropology, Anne Campbell and Patricia Rice suggest that many anthropologists do not agree with one a­ nother’s assumptions from either a humanistic or a scientific perspective because of their philosophical commitments to one or the other area (Campbell and Rice 2003). However, anthropologists recognize these differences among themselves, and this is helpful, to a great degree, in making progress in our field because we continue to criticize and challenge one another ’s assumptions and orientations, which results in a better understanding of both the scientific explanations and the humanistic understandings within our field.

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