Social anthropology and italian

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Social anthropology and italian

Postby isabella on Tue Apr 26, 2005 12:41 pm

HI, Im thinking of studing social anthropolgy and italien at St. Andrews. I wondered if anybody had any advice on doing social anthropolyg at st.andrews, what its like etc etc. I would really appreciate all the input i could get.


Postby Thalia on Tue Apr 26, 2005 4:59 pm

Well, if you're capable of making up a fairly good essay full of crap then you're bound to pass Social Anthropology anyway.

In first year it can be quite interesting, you get to learn about quite a few cultures and the differences between them. In second year though, it's more about the history of social anthro and philosophy and any related stuff and it can be boring as hell if you're not really into all the theories on fieldwork and society that people have come up with through the years.

I, if you haven't guessed already, took it in both years and am now in the process of dropping it before it's too late ;-)


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Postby Pender Native on Thu Apr 28, 2005 3:27 pm

Well I'm doing it for my degree and loving it - but then it was what I came here to do so I'm probably just a geek!


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