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- Relationships with other disciplines: Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Life Sciences, Medical Sciences, Earth Sciences and Humanities.
- Main branches of Anthropology, their scope and relevance
- Relationship of Prehistoric Archaeology with other branches of Anthropology
- Characteristics of Primates
- Comparative anatomy of Man and Apes
- Primate Adaptations
- Skeletal changes due to erect posture and its implications
- Cultural Evolution- Broad Outlines of Prehistoric cultures