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Anthropology Style Guide

AAA Style Guide - NOW Use the Chicago Manual of Style (author/date)

September 9, 2015- After much consideration of publishing standards and member input, AAA has decided to cease production of the AAA Style Guide. AAA style now adheres fully to the current edition of the Chicago Manual of Style (Author-Date) which can be located on their website or on the SU Library website.

( American Anthropological Association - Stay Informed -website )

Books by Anthropology Faculty

Subfields of Anthropology

Interpretations of sub-fields according to the
Syracuse University Department of Anthropology
Anthropology at Syracuse focuses on permutations of socio-cultural anthropology, historical archaeology and bio-archaeology. (Dept. of Anthropology website)

Applied Anthropology
Cultural Anthropology
Space and Place

Syracuse University Plastics Collection

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The Plastics Collection is sponsored by the Syracuse University Libraries' Special Collections Research Center . The website includes more than 2,000 artifacts in the Plastics Collection, the largest university-based resource on the history of plastics.

 The site also links to more than 40 archival collections on the history of plastics, and to the libraries' catalog of several thousand books and periodicals related to the history, science, technology and business of plastics.

For more information, contact Special Collections Research Center at


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