The role of natural language in shaping human thought
By: Sheriann Stanton
There are many theories as to how we think and how language plays a role in that process. Do we think if we cannot express our thoughts in words? The language you speak does not affect how you think (Pinker 1994). It is thought that...
Fictional Archaeologist Inspires Interest in this Field
By: Len Morse
The Indiana Jones movies have inspired interest in archaeology, even though the movies are based around a fictitious character. These films do not give archaeology a bad name at all: They focus on the adventures of an intelligent, respectable man who is passionate about his...
Archaeology: Finding treasures in ancient trash
By: Elizabeth M Young
The evolution of trash dumps as archaeological treasure troves begins in Egypt, where the first methods of retrieving and disposing of garbage were developed. The city of Oxyrhynchus in Northern Egypt is a fascinating story that spans the centuries. In the early 1800's archaeologists found...
The value of new age archaeology to archaeology's mainstream
By: David Colello
The Value of New Age Archaeology to Archaeology's Mainstream What possible value can be added to mainstream archaeology by fringe theories regarding Atlantis, UFOs, or global conspiracies? This question is inextricably tied to broader concerns about free speech and the risks associated with it. In...
Introduction to museum studies
By: James Johnson
Museum Studies is not the study of museums, but rather the study of how to set up, organize and run a museum, it is also called museology. It is a complex field that requires the understand of numerous other fields, including business, psychology, preservation techniques...
Characteristics of the "intellectual" in modern society
By: Elizabeth M Young
The new holy grail of intellect seems to be the ability to make sense of things that are far too complex for one field of study. The modern intellectual goes beyond being someone who is well educated in only one area, but is able to...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Anthropologists have been under the criticism of other social scientists because they have eschewed quantitative analysis and have focused on the "normal" systems that form and endure through societies that are considered "different" or "exotic. Deviance is traditionally treated as a side issue, when treated...
By: Elizabeth M Young
Physical Anthropology is also called Biological Anthropology. In this sub field of Anthropology, the areas of human and primate evolution, genetics, and the development of human characteristics are explored. The emphasis is on human biological development and the history of human development. Biological Anthropology gained...
By: R.A. Scott
A quick search of the internet will show that websites that claim to show the historical proof of the bible. Various people have found Noah's Ark in various places around the mid-east. The Ark of the Covenant has purportedly been found as have so many...
Explaining the anthropology of race
By: Enzo Sardellaro
The "confusion" of human races The term "race" is used in Anthropology for purposes of classification, and to show groups of individuals that are distinguished from other groups for some common characters transmitted for heredity. In the 19th century the term was used mainly...

 

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