Anthropology is holistic study of man in time and space which studies physical socio cultural archaeological and linguistic aspects of man. History is the study of record of events of societies with written information.
Universal scope from prehistory and primates to contemporary societies in holistic manner
Subject. Studies culture institutions art-music material phenomena, fossils language.
Focus on culture as a whole not just individuals
Limited to historic and literate societies.
focus on politics, culture, events, chronology, literature and even individuals like kings and leaders.
Studies conscious experiences.
primary field data through participant observation survey questionnaire.
Perspectives from functionalism, symbolism, structuralism, cognitive aspects.
Constructs abstract concepts and test them bike comparison and identify patterns
Sources of data is library, inscriptions, excavations, coin etc
Tries to reconstruct the past by using bits of information
Both merge in interdisciplinary topics like Indus Valley civilization, Vedic culture, study of religion, caste etc.