China's Literary and Cultural Scenes at the Turn of the 21st

China's Literary and Cultural Scenes at the Turn of the 21st

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The Museum is open only during regular UW hours, (M-F 8:00 am-5:00 pm, and summer hours 7:30 4:30 after mid-May – late August). After completing a period of twelve weeks of fieldwork, you are expected to write a well-argued thesis. Some 20th century ethnologists, like Julian Steward, have instead argued that such similarities reflected similar adaptations to similar environments. Focuses on cultural anthropologist Barbara Myerhoff's study of the community of Hasidic Jews in Los Angeles's Fairfax neighborhood.
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Meta-Ethnography: Synthesizing Qualitative Studies

Meta-Ethnography: Synthesizing Qualitative Studies

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DVD X3272 A documentary about two contrasting cultures. Physical/biological anthropology has long been known to be a part of the forensics process. The entire family works and labors on farms. Men typically run the household finances but women sometimes also own small businesses and sell their products or services to support the family as well. Shows how these artifacts are created and explains how they are used in the Dogons' sacred rituals. 1976. 52 min.
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American Doctors in Canton: Modernization in China,

American Doctors in Canton: Modernization in China,

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B. is a powerful tool for understanding ourselves since it guarantees complete objectivity in research. It is not without significance that some early anthropologists were originally geographers. Investigates why an increasing number of people in our modern, highly developed societies, are eagerly seeking "authentic," real-life experiences, while at the same time trying to fathom the meaning of the concept itself. "Keeping it Real" profiles a sailor and world adventurer whose exploits are marketed in books, photos and videos to fascinated, wannabe adventurers; goes behind-the-scenes of a city tour with a real-life "homeless" person; interviews an African immigrant whose life experience fulfills a Western fantasy of being more connected to nature; follows an office worker who takes a year off to sail alone around the world; and questions pop-music stars how they distinguish between their public personas and real lives.
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Cultural Anthropology : Journal of the Society for Cultural

Cultural Anthropology : Journal of the Society for Cultural

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S. and abroad, museum work, or a host of training opportunities in agencies and institutions at all levels, students acquire professional experience and skills they can take with them upon graduating. The Evolution of Haitian Peasant Land Tenure: A Case Study in Agrarian Adaptation to Population Growth (vol.s 1 and 2) Peranio, Roger D. Ethnology studies human culture in a historic and comparative perspective. Religious songs and dances of the Naxi as well as traditional Naxi music are also documented. 1966. 31 min.
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The Eclogues And Georgics Of Virgil

The Eclogues And Georgics Of Virgil

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I will also show a number of films during the course, including one or more of the following: The Kawelka: Ongka's Big Moka (Disappearing World Series, Granada Films, 1991), exploring a ceremony among a modern-day Papua New Guinea people in which gifts of pigs, exotic birds, money, and automobiles are given by one group to another to gain social prestige. Keesing, Cultural Anthropology: The Science of Custom (1958); and J.
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In the Iberian Peninsula and Beyond: A History of Jews and

In the Iberian Peninsula and Beyond: A History of Jews and

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Berkeley Anthropologists have a history of innovation and leadership in emergent areas of the discipline, whether conducting their research in modern biological labs, in globalizing villages throughout the world, or at places being developed as sites of cultural heritage and national identity. Offering courses, field schools, research opportunities around the world. Physical anthropologists compare human culture to that of the non human primates, such as gorillas or chimpanzees.
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From the Ashes of Angels

From the Ashes of Angels

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Band fissioning occurred before a community reached the full carrying capacity of the environment. The English term “ethnology” or its equivalent in other languages corresponds to North American cultural anthropology. “Folklore” studies continue to be important in many European countries and in Japan. Rabinow, P. 1977 Reflections on Fieldwork in Morocco. Anthropologists of today have a very different focus from their predecessors, who would focus on relating problems of distant peoples to the Western world.
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In the Shadows: Sexuality, Pedagogy, and Gender Among

In the Shadows: Sexuality, Pedagogy, and Gender Among

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More serious attention was paid to religious ideas and rituals as well. For people in that political situation, I’d like to think anthropology could be an alternative source of conceptual rigor and a place to go to. Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism Ethnocentrism and Cultural Relativism are opposing but still complimentary forces in today's world. HOW TO USE THIS WIKI: The purpose of this site is to provide information about upcoming position searches in anthropology.
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A Social History Of France, 1789-1914:2nd (Second) edition

A Social History Of France, 1789-1914:2nd (Second) edition

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Video/C 3562 Tex-Mex: Music of the Texas Mexican Borderlands. In 1979 the Brazilian government gave Chico Prestes a plot of land in the state of Rondonia, in the Western Amazon, in an area regularly hunted by the unknown Uru Eu Wau Wau tribe. Publisher: Espoo, Finland: Multimedia Oy; Albuquerque NM: Earthworm Films: Rochester, NY: Ethnoscope Film & Video [distributor], c1988. 1 videocassette (56 mi.). Depending on one’s perspective about valid evidence for the first humans, the time-depth of archaeology goes back to the beginnings of early humans with the earliest evidence of human-made tools approximately two million years ago.
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Black Powder, White Lace: The Du Pont Irish and Cultural

Black Powder, White Lace: The Du Pont Irish and Cultural

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Review of applications will begin December 1, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. At the discretion of the committee, students may be required to learn one or more foreign languages pertinent to their proposed area of study and research. Nor did anthropologists stop indulging in the practices that Knight complained of. DVD 9741 Moana: A Romance of the South Seas. "Life and love in the South Seas...
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