Reclaiming Basque: Language, Nation, and Cultural Activism

Jacqueline Urla

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Both of them place great importance on man either as he uses space or acts to transform the natural environment. Echoing Robertson Smith, Durkheim also saw a distinct social need in different societies to protect their fragile religious sacred from the surrounding (and threatening) profane, often by elaborate magical injunctions (the precursors of modern medicine). In high doses, alcohol impairs our reaction times, muscle control, co-ordination, short-term memory, perceptual field, cognitive abilities and ability to speak clearly.

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Ecologies of Comparison: An Ethnography of Endangerment in

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Several anthropological programs followed, and among them was the 1968 transformation of the Smithsonian Office of Anthropology archives into the National Anthropological Archives. Notable proponents of this approach include Arjun Appadurai, James Clifford, George Marcus, Sidney Mintz, Michael Taussig, Eric Wolf and Ronald Daus. When the Gini coefficient is 1.0, it shows the greatest inequality. It is a study of group behavior, the origins of religion, social customs and conventions, technical developments, and family relationships.

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Ireland Unbound: A Turn of the Century Chronicle (Irish

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Beyond generating knowledge for its own sake, anthropology produces findings of relevance to significant contemporary issues. The thirteen full-time faculty in our Department are invested in the study of social and cultural encounters in both familiar and unfamiliar parts of the world, with strengths in North Africa and the Middle East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, West Africa, the Pacific Islands, Europe, Latin America, and the United States.

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Kinship at the Core: An Anthropology of Elmdon, a Village in

Marilyn Strathern

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In keeping with this awareness of human thought, Anderson contextualizes “the cultural roots of nationalism” through the evolution of early American literature and print-language (7), relying heavily on the historical development of European literacy in developing a ‘national imagination.’ In doing so, Anderson’s analysis of nationalism reflects Cohn’s maxim, that “anthropology can became [sic] more anthropological in becoming more historical” (216).... [tags: Essays Papers] Philosophical Anthropology, Human Nature and the Digital Culture - Philosophical Anthropology, Human Nature and the Digital Culture ABSTRACT: Within contemporary Western philosophy, the issues of human nature and our place in the cosmos have largely been ignored.

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The Origins of Modern English Society

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These these early migrants gave rise to all contemporary non-Africans, including indigenous Australians and Papuans. For him the cultural field operates through cultural capital, illusion, universalisation, symbolic violence and misrecognition. This suggestion was carried through in an organized study and data quality of the ethnographies was found to effect results obtained in cross-cultural analysis in only a very few cases (Levinson and Ember 1996:263).

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A Naturalist in Indian Territory: The Journals of S.W.

S. W. Woodhouse

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He received his MA in Anthropology from the University of Florida. Another commented, "I'm a business major but I am going to keep the books from this course because they will help me in my career. If you know why polylactide is more sustainable than polyethylene, you can change the world. In contemporary society we perceive and understand people aged, say thirteen years and under, in terms of the word ‘child’. Each settlement is engaged in warfare with some of its neighbors. Ben Penglase's 2014 book 'Living with Insecurity in a Brazilian Favela: Urban Violence and Daily Life.' The department recently celebrated student research and accomplishments with a poster session, awards, and live music.

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The Anthropology of Eastern Religions: Ideas, Organizations,

Murray J. Leaf

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The mythology of the powerful Inca gods is explained, as well as their influence in the daily lives of the Aymara. 54 min. In this program, the transformation of the earlier "savior" myth into the modern myth of the "hero" is examined. Also relates how, after exhausting medical treatment for cancer, she found strength among the traditions, faith, and caring of these Orthodox Jews. The brief summaries provide an enticing glimpse into the culture and the effects of wider forces on it.

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A History of Armenia

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Cosmopolitan Imperialism: Obama Does Anthropology in Laos? “Obama, the cerebral son of an anthropologist”—this is how the Associated Press touted soon to be ex-president Barack Obama on his visit to Laos this week. Skin color, culture, and blood pressure in southeastern Puerto Rico (H. Beyond this emphasis on field work and first-hand observation, it may also be said that Boas inclined toward what was called functionalism or the functional approach—an approach based on sociological theories of the late 19th and early 20th centuries that tended to liken societies to living organisms or machines, with interdependent parts.

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Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing out of Catastrophe

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Please check all that apply: Anthropology is, ... This course explores experiences of the human life cycle—birth, death, love, family relations, coming of age, suffering, the quest for identity, the need for meaning—from diverse cultural perspectives. In order to understand this, we need to explore what we mean by culture because we rely on culture for our values, ways we think, ways we view the world around, ways to act properly. In your motivation letter you can indicate that you wish to specialize in Applied Anthropology.

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Artifacts and the American Past

Thomas J. Schlereth

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This film examines the concepts behind ecotourism and shows how it is being implemented in the Philippine Islands. c1998. 32 min. I65 G64 1988 God's Army: saving the world one soul at a time [Digital videorecording] / Zion Films; written, produced and directed by Richard Dutcher. [S.l.]: Zion Films, c2000. 1 videodisc (107 min.) Performed by: Matthew Brown, Richard Dutcher, Jacque Gray, Michael Buster, DeSean Terry, Luis Robledo, Jeff Kelly, John Pentecost. Western society and its symbolic systems are contrasted wth the!

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