Characteristics of the "intellectual" in modern society
By: James Johnson
Intellectual was first used as an adjective in the 14th century to mean basically mental pursuits. Now it has become a noun referring to a person "a: given to study, reflection, and speculation b: engaged in activity requiring the creative use of the intellect" (Merriam...
All about cultural anthropology theories
By: Jishi Santos
We were created equal. Take a flight with me to Papua-New Guinea in1963 on an old DC-3 twin prop airplane. As you wing into Milne Bay and see the rusted hulks of the landing barges amidst the shoreline of palm trees fringing golden sands, you...
Archaeology from the late Roman period in Britain
By: Arlene Miles
One of the largest and probably best known Roman era archaeological sites in Great Britain is the Chedworthvilla near Cirencester in Gloucestershire. The Chedworth villa is a typical Roman house in Britain during the late period, with U-shaped layout surrounding a central courtyard. Construction...
The history of the tombs at Mawangdui
By: Lian Slayford-Wei
The History of the Tombs at Mawangdui The tombs at Mawangdui, located in a suburb of Changsha in Hunan Province, offer us great insight into the lives and the deaths of the ancient Chinese. Three tombs have been found, containing the remains of Li Cang...
By: AngelKitty1441S2
Male initiation ceremonies are the core of any civilization. They help a boy become a man and feel that he is an important part of his culture and society. Let's take a look at this more closely. The Jewish culture is one of the most...
The history of Catal Hoyuk
By: Carrie Eckles
Catal Hoyuk, which means "fork mound" in Turkish, is an ancient human settlement located in southern Anatolia. The settlement was founded in Neolithic times, around 7500 BCE, and inhabited into the Copper Age. First excavated in the 1950's, it's become famous for its sheer complexity...
Forensics and handwriting
By: Helena Whyte
Forensic experts use handwriting analysis to authenticate documents and to link handwriting evidence to crime scene suspects. Analysis of the paper and ink is also part of the document authentication process. Graphologists predict character traits from the handwriting analysis. Forensic analysts focus on four categories...
Biography: Jane Goodall
By: Ronny Johnson
Jane Goodall was born April 3, 1934 to parents Mortimer and Vanne Goodall in London, England. As a young girl, Jane had a love for animals. She loved books about animals such as the Tarzan stories, The Jungle Book and The Story of Dr. Doolittle...
Thor Heyerdahl: His amazing voyages
By: Donna Cosmato
"We seem to believe that the ocean is endless...we use it like a sewer". Thor Heyerdahl Thor Heyerdahl was born with a natural curiosity and eagerness to explore. This amazing man, born in Norway in 1914, became a: scholar, sailor, author, ethnologist, philosopher, archaeologist...
Archaeological sites: Ebla
By: Jess Howe
Ebla in northern Syria is a site of mystery, at which archaeologists on the dig there are constantly amazed. It's brought back interest in digging in the Middle East, with its new discoveries and amazing finds. One of these is the Royal Goddess treasure, a...

 

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