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1518 days

 Date: 09/21/15 07:48   in : Anthropology 

The First Civilizations Chapter 1-The First Civilizations: the Peoples of Western Asia and Egypt I. The first humans; Australopithecines A. The earliest humanlike creatures (hominids) 2. First to make stone tools 3. Oldest known tool: knife blade (2.6 million yea...

 

1520 days

 Date: 09/19/15 09:56   in : Anthropology 

Incas: Empire The Incas were one of the mightiest and the largest empires in the whole of America. They were called the Incas which roughly meant “the ruling people”, and we first find them just north of Lake Titicaca in the 1200’s, in what today is southern Peru. This occurred at the sam...

 

1521 days

 Date: 09/18/15 16:41   in : Anthropology 

In Search Of Respect It appears that the primary theoretical orientation used in Bourgois book is based on cultural production theory and also draws on feminism. Or put in his own words, he seeks to “ confront the contradictions of the politics of representation of social marginalization ...

 

1522 days

 Date: 09/17/15 03:28   in : Anthropology 

Mexican Families There are many similarities, as well as differences, in the structure of the Mexican family as compared to the United States. Unlike in the U.S., where children are encouraged to leave the family home after graduation from high school or college, in Mexico children are ex...

 

1522 days

 Date: 09/17/15 00:08   in : Anthropology 

Anthropology report Progress “undermines African culture” I read an article on how tourist and Christians are changing the African culture. According to Mr Opondo, tourism is effecting huge changes in the lives of people in the Kigezi highlands. He said, "The tourists who come to enjoy...

 

1524 days

 Date: 09/15/15 20:48   in : Anthropology 

Culture Report The Kalapalo Indians of Central Brazil are one of a few surviving indigenous cultures that is uniquely protected by a national reserve in lowland South America. Through no effort of there own, they have been isolated artificially from Brazilian social and economic influence...

 

1524 days

 Date: 09/15/15 09:08   in : Anthropology 

Racial Profiling Racial Profiling can be defined as the identification of racial factors, such as skin color, hair texture, facial structure, physical attire, gender, spoken language, accent, or religion. As noted above, there are many ways in which someone can be racially profile. Raci...

 

1525 days

 Date: 09/14/15 11:44   in : Anthropology 

Polygamy Some say polygamy is a victimless crime, yet statistics show the contrary. Statistics show that polygamous wives reported that their husbands started becoming abusive towards them and/or their children once that wife started questioning the husband’s absolute authority. Many wom...

 

1525 days

 Date: 09/14/15 10:29   in : Anthropology 

Switzerland Switzerland is a politically neutral country located in Central Europe, north of Italy (Switzerland was involved in neither world war.) It is a landlocked country slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey, and is also referred to as “Confederatio Helvetica” (abbreviated...

 

1527 days

 Date: 09/12/15 16:55   in : Anthropology 

Culture CULTURE What is culture? Culture includes language, ideas, beliefs, customs, codes, institutions, tools, techniques, and works of art, rituals, and ceremonies, among other elements. The existence and use of culture depends upon ability possessed by humans alone. This ability has b...

 

1527 days

 Date: 09/12/15 05:15   in : Anthropology 

Ancient Futures In a world of constant change and development, it is rare to come across a civilization that still operates in the same fashion as it once did in what is commonly named the “pre-technology” age. Helena Norberg-Hodge did just that as she dedicated a significant portion of ...

 

1527 days

 Date: 09/12/15 05:13   in : Anthropology 

The Navaho: A Brief Overview The Navajo religion is, like most Native American religions, based on animism, or the belief that the earth is a living organism and it, and all of its parts (such as trees, rocks and animals), has a soul or spirit. Moreover, the Earth has organs and blood, t...

 

1529 days

 Date: 09/10/15 03:21   in : Anthropology 

Aztec Indains The Aztec Indians, who are known for their domination of southern and central Mexico, ruled between the 14th and 16th centuries. They built a great empire and developed very modernized ways of doing things. They had phenomenal architectural skills and waterway systems. The A...

 

1529 days

 Date: 09/10/15 00:39   in : Anthropology 

Louisiana Creoles The term Creole means many things to many people. It originates from the Latin word “creare” which means create. The Webster Dictionary states that a Creole is a white person of French or Spanish descent. Which means that Creoles are descendants of French and Spanish se...

 

1531 days

 Date: 09/08/15 12:59   in : Anthropology 

The Cultural Transformation Of Cricket In the 19TH century the European missionaries invaded the Trobriand islands. The Trobriand island is located off the coast of New Papua-New Guinea. The Trobriand’s were a tribe who had a strong culture, and held warfare as a high importance. During...

 

1534 days

 Date: 09/05/15 15:36   in : Anthropology 

The Husband/wife Realationship In “ the husband-wife relationship: variation in love, intimacy, and sexual jealousy. The article describes cross-cultural differences in how married couple’s act towards one another. In American culture, love is seen as the most important aspect of marria...

 

1536 days

 Date: 09/03/15 07:27   in : Anthropology 

Online Gaming Gender Issues Anthropology 98 Trevor Nelson 14804722 Role-playing games and their failure to escape from social subjectivity in their dealings with gender. For many people the purpose of games is to escape reality. Specifically role-p...

 

1537 days

 Date: 09/02/15 19:32   in : Anthropology 

The Caste System The caste system of social segregation cannot be corrected by merely climbing the social ladder. In a caste system, one is born into a particular caste. In India there are four major castes and many sub-castes of those. These classifications have been followed for thousa...

 

1539 days

 Date: 08/31/15 14:20   in : Anthropology 

The Tonowi The Kapauku people are found in the western area of the island New Guinea. They are an egalitarian tribe-level society whose complexities of trade are significantly linked to their political infrastructure of the ‘big man’ system. The Kapauku people are a unique society becaus...

 

1539 days

 Date: 08/31/15 06:39   in : Anthropology 

Ptolemeic Egypt and the Falcon of Horus Ptolemaic Egypt and the Falcon of Horus The ancient Egyptian society is often referred to as one of the greatest civilizations to have influenced the world. Not only is their stretch of continuous success over time impressive, but the art and tech...

 

1539 days

 Date: 08/31/15 02:46   in : Anthropology 

Classifications Of Foods According to Jelliffe, the world’s foods fall into five main classifications. First are the ‘Cultural super foods’. These foods supply the major caloric load for a peoples. Some excellent examples of these types of foods include rice as a staple food in India ...

 

1541 days

 Date: 08/29/15 11:56   in : Anthropology 

Asian Americans Asian neighborhoods attract immigrants as they offer a like community from where the immigrants left. They can live in an area where everyone speaks the same language, they can find restaurants and grocery stores with the foods they’re used to. They can find clothing and ...

 

1542 days

 Date: 08/28/15 20:33   in : Anthropology 

Double Talk William D. Lutz’s article on “Language, Appearance, and Reality: Doublespeak in 1984,” is about the disguising of words to make sentences “more appropriate.” What I mean here by “more appropriate,” is the notion that people can say something using misleading words to get the...

 

1543 days

 Date: 08/27/15 19:05   in : Anthropology 

Parties And Politics You enter the area where the festivity is to take place – everything has been decorated flawlessly and each person is dressed in extravagant costume. The feast and gifts are on careful display - the design is to impress, but not offend (overtly in any event). The host...

 

1544 days

 Date: 08/26/15 00:35   in : Anthropology 

Stronger, Faster, We Have The Adapdability Stronger, Faster, Better, we have the adaptability Moments before its life is abruptly ended, a particularly sneaky and cleaver mosquito pushes its needle into the back of a man who lives in Africa. Unfortunately for our African friend, the mo...