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  • ‚ÄčAnthropological Linguistics
  • Applied Anthropology
  • Demographic Anthropology
  • Ethnohistory
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  • Physical Anthropology
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  • Anthropology of Religion
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Also search under Anthropology and names of countries and regions, e.g. Anthropology--China

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  • Bible -- Antiquities
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  • Industrial Archaeology
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  • Underwater Archaeology

Also search under Antiquities under the name of countries, cities, ethnic groups, etc. e.g. Egypt--Antiquities

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