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Anthropology books:

Printed anthropology books in the UCN Libraries have call numbers beginning with GN.

Books in related subject areas:
Here are some subject areas with their call numbers that are closely related to anthropology:

GF      Human ecology and anthropogeography
GR     Folklore
GT     Manners and customs

► Keep in mind that many of the books are e-books—you won't find them on the shelves.

Here is a further breakdown of the GN call numbers

GN1 - GN46
 — General
GN21 — Biographies of anthropologists

GN49 - GN298 — Physical anthropology; somatology
GN51 - GN59 — Anthropometry
GN62.8 - GN265 — Human variation (growth, physical form, skeleton, etc.)

GN269 - GN279 — Race (general)

GN280.7 — Human as animal; simian traits vs. human traits
GN281 - 289 — Human evolution
GN282 - GN286.7 — Fossil humans; human paleontology
GN296 - GN296.5 — Medical anthropology
GN301 - GN674 — Ethnology; social and cultural anthropology

GN357 - GN367 — Culture & cultural processes, including social change, structuralism, diffusion, etc.
GN378 - GN396 — Collected ethnographies
GN397 - GN397.7 — Applied anthropology
GN406 - GN517 — Cultural traits, customs, and institutions
GN406 - GN442 — Technology and material culture, including food, shelter, fire, tools, etc.

GN448 - GN450.8 — Economic organization; economic anthropology
GN451 - GN477.7 — Intellectual life, incl. communication, philosophy, religion, knowledge, etc.
GN478 - GN491.7 — Social organization
GN484 — Circumcision, genital mutilation (also GT2470)
GN492 - GN495.2 — Political organization

GN495.4 - GN498 — Societal groups, ethnocentrism, diplomacy, warfare, etc.
GN502 - GN517 — Psychological anthropology
GN537 - GN674 — Ethnic groups and races

GN550 - GN674 — Groups and races by region or country

GN700 - GN890 — Prehistoric archaeology

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