By: Ray Burke
The Archaeology of Lake Baikal:Lake Baikal located in Siberia, is about 636 km long, 80 km wide and at 1,620 meters, nearly a mile deep, is the world's deepest lake. Compared to the other great lakes of the world, Lake Baikal contributes approximately 20...
Anthropology of religion explained
By: Alicia Alligood
I have actually taken an anthropology course entitled "Magic, Religion and Science," which did a great job of introducing primary topics in the anthropology of religion.It is important to first understand that today's meaning of "religion" is a very recent term in human...
By: Mike Canning
War, and espionage seem to go hand and hand in today's world, Each side of the battlefield is desperately trying to figure out what the other side is doing, without being caught themselves. Of course today there are a wide variety of tools we have...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Todd Pheifer
I hate to break this to you, but Indiana Jones is a FICTIONAL character. While media certainly influences our perceptions of reality (art imitates life) we must be reminded of the fact that entertainment is about entertaining, not educating. This isn't to say that film...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: ShortyGU12
What people such as Ray Burke need to understand is a basic concept between real life and Hollywood. Everything that is depicted in Hollywood is taking the facts and somewhat skewing them. People in Wicca sometimes get offended by movies which use the Pentacle for...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Joseph Whalen
Indiana Jones is bad for Archaeology like Braveheart is bad for history. It generates additional interest in a subject that many of our youth have little or no interest in. This interest then sparks research into the subject which these youths would not normally undertake...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Sean Curtis
The reason for asking "Is Indiana Jones bad for Archaeology," I'm assuming, is that the Indiana Jones films tend to misrepresent what it means to be an archaeologist and study archaeology. The films present the field as being full of adventure, danger, violence, and...
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology
By: Ray Burke
Is Indiana Jones Bad for Archaeology?:Archaeology is the search for facts...forget about lost cities and exotic travel...' so said Indiana Jones in the film Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989). Yet the last part of that sentence typifies Indiana Jones and...
By: Nick Norton
According to recent research taken by demographers, Japan has always had problems with its population. In 91 B.C. researchers believe that Japan had a very high population and was worried about using up their resources. But, despite their attempts to decrease their population by...
By: Roy C Dudgeon
The Ecological Lessons of the Past:Case Study: Easter Island-Introduction:Studies of the relationship between ecology and society have long been part of the discipline of anthropology. This is true not only of contemporary ethnographies, but of archaeological studies of past societies as well. Many ecological anthropologists...

 

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