Biography: Claude Levi-Strauss
By: Rhonda Allen
Claude Gustav Levi-Strauss is social anthropologist who is best known for his contribution to the development of the theory of Structuralism in modern social anthropology. Levi-Strauss was born to French Jewish parents in 1908. His father was a painter, and Claude Levi-Strauss was born in...
Archeological evidence suggest origins of 'first' Americans
By: Hilary Longstreet
Terrific Teeth: Dental Evidence for the Peopling of the Americas Origins The existence of the Americas and the question concerning the origins of the native inhabitants remains a fervently debated subject in American archaeology. Since the discovery of the Americas in 1492 scholars have...
The early Epipaleolithic in the Levant
By: Jess Howe
We know a fair amount about the Epipaleolithic Period from looking at the information from sites in Egypt, such as at El Kab, close to the Levant but on the Egyptian side. It was the time before writing, colloquially known as the Stone Age, when...
Why is mythology important when studying history and archaeology?
By: Greggory Delman
It would seem at first that history and archaeology would stand on their own as studies. If you want to know about a society, then you should just look at their history, at the buildings they've built, or at the cultural remains they have left...
Biography: Margaret Meade
By: Remy Gr
Margaret Mead was the most renowned anthropologist of the twentieth century who was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on December 16, 1901. She grew up there in a liberal intellectual atmosphere. Her father, Edward Sherwood Mead, was a professor in the Wharton School of Finance and...
What is evolution?
By: F.J. Foster
Evolution as presented today, is a myth. Surprised? Small wonder. The modern myth-makers have worked hard to muddy the waters, and overall, they've done well. It isn't easy to see through the muck, when it's all that's been taught for decades. Over the past...
The evidence of animistic thought from the Paleolithic
By: Bob Seery
To our prehistoric forebearers the workings of nature were an unassailable mystery. The elements of the world were soon given names and personalised; attributed human-like properties perhaps originally more out of deference to the unknown than anything else, and then, because their lives depended so...
Cryptozoology not a Valid Science or Science at all
By: Christopher Merritt
Cryptozoology Not a Valid Science, or Science at All Einstein said that "All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree" (1950). True or not, each discipline is its own branch and each are built on different, yet important knowledge foundations. Religion and...
Cryptozoology
By: J.B. Doyle
Critics of cryptozoology often refer to Bigfoot when discussing the science. It is considered by some as a pseudoscience because it involves the search of animals considered to be extinct or creatures not likely to inhabit the earth. Cryptozoologists often track beasts that are the...
What is the relationship between production and reproduction?
By: James Johnson
Production Can be defined as the generation of artifacts, ideas or knowledge. This can be in the form of physical goods such as farm crops, metals or even buildings. Reproduction is more basic, it is making duplicates of our selves, in reference to cultures it...

 

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