So widely distributed and so vast in number, it is well to know what purposes they may serve in anthropologic science.
Besides, this precaution is also a postulate of anthropologic science.
The world still has its millions of savage inhabitants who do not represent to-day, but anthropologic yesterdays, long past.
anthropology an·thro·pol·o·gy (ān'thrə-pŏl'ə-jē)
The scientific study of the origin, the behavior, and the physical, social, and cultural development of humans.
The scientific study of the origin, development, and varieties of human beings and their societies, particularly so-called primitive societies.