By: Elizabeth M Young
Medical anthropology is a sorely needed field of study, given that so much of a human being's biology is affected by and is a part of social, cultural, and environmental factors. To summarize the field, medical anthropology examines the ways in which health is a...
Introduction to aerial archaeology
By: Marie Antonia Parsons
Aerial archaeology basically finds locations that may be suitable for further investigation by getting higher than ground-level. Balloons and kites were the first means used in the 19th century, although any method that attains a better than ground-level view might work. Leonard Wooley located tombs...
By: Tarek Musslimani
Karen Horney is a psychoanalyst who like Sigmung Freud believed that the unconscious is a major factor of the personality of humans. She disagreed, however, with him about the determinants or faces which are responsible for the existence of conflicts in the individual's personality. Freud...
By: Elizabeth M Young
The overall purpose of archeology is to find, preserve, examine and to improve understandings about humankind's past, based on what humankind has left behind. In understanding the past, there are several benefits that result: our never ending desire to know more, our fascination with anything...
By: Cody Hodge
The neat thing about history is that it is always being rewritten despite already having taken place. Whether it be the events, or the people involved, or the outcome, it can always be viewed from different lenses. Sometimes history makes people out to be heroes...
Kenneth Good and the Yanomami
By: Jessica C
The ongoing struggle faced by the Yanomami population to regain ownership to blood samples of their deceased relatives, has led them to become the focus of an ethical controversy within the world of anthropology. Representatives from parties involved including both the National Cancer Institute and...
Why is mythology important when studying history and archaeology?
By: Jon Dainty Sr.
Many of the ceremonial, routine, and even martial activities of a people are influenced by their beliefs and stories. These stories, once we learn them, may tell us why they buried their dead, reveal the significance of the Moon in their religious observances, and lend...
How often do you find yourself happy?
By: Carmel Brulez - 538252
The question we have been asked here is HOW OFTEN DO YOU FIND YOURSELF HAPPY? I could ramble on about how we all seek happiness and how difficult it is to be happy but I would probably be telling you nothing new and you...
A brief cultural history of American English
By: Jude Coyle
It is interesting to note that two thirds of the people whose native language is English reside in the United States. Also of interest is that the U.S. does not have a 'national' language, and yet English is the most commonly used language. It's...
By: G E Barr
The Significance Of Archaeology Archaeology is the empirical evidence of history and it's weightiness anchors ideas in science, math, art, music and literature. While we were reading history by biblical times, archaeology is a fairly young science and it often gives us a more profound...

 

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