By: Jane Allyson
Defining "race" within the human context means one thing - the stigmatization of some, and the reinforcement of elitism for others. It defines those who "have" and those who "have not" in life, and trying to find an answer through scientific means have left modern...
Anthropology of religion explained
By: Carlyle O'Toole
In today's world, there are roughly one hundred ninety-three independent countries recognized by the United Nations plus a handful of unrecognized states. Each of these countries then has many individual populations of people each with their own unique culture; making it very easily possible to...
By: Christine G.
The educational system is society's attempt to promote stability and ensure its own survival by passing on its insights, ideals, skills, assumptions, and goals to the next generation. This process does not happen in a vacuum. Everything that is happening in the fermentation of society...
By: Lauren Bove
We Are All African Under The Skin.Racism is scientifically incorrect. We are all related. Some may be shocked by this statement. Consider this: We had to come from somewhere. Why not the Kalahari Desert and the Khoi San Bushman? They are the oldest and...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
Anthropological Theory 101The discipline of anthropology, at it's broadest, encompasses the holistic study of human beings not only cross-culturally, but throughout human history and prehistory. It's holistic emphasis also implies that anthropology studies all aspects of human culture, from artifacts and technology, to patterns of...
By: Jarred James Breaux
Franz Boas and Margaret Mead are the parents of American Anthropology. Dedicating their entire lives to the study of other cultures, the two developed methods of study, lived in harsh conditions, and faced heavy criticism in their lifetimes.Franz Boas is considered to be "the...
By: Shayla McKee
Pastoralism: The Most Sustainable Food Getting System Of the four food getting systems, pastoralism is the most substantial because there are less restrictions and more resources to gain from this system. The following explains what pastoralism is and why it is the most stable, sustainable...
By: Jarred James Breaux
William Halse Rivers Rivers started out as a doctor who studied the nervous system and psychology. As a professor for St. John's college at Cambridge University, he became interested in the study of people and how they related to one another. His main focus became...
By: Katalina Narvaez
Traditional approaches to learning, coupled with archaeological research and modern technology, can contribute a great deal in the preservation of tangible and intangible cultural resources. Oral histories are one of the primary foundations of many cultures; a far richer perspective of the value of Homol'ovi...
By: Michael Cibenko
On November 25, 1970, the famous and eccentric Japanese poet and playwright, Yukio Mishima, directed and starred in what was arguably his most dramatic role that of his own death. After seizing control of a defense force compound and taking a high-ranking military official hostage...

 

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