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Female Gladiators? Tantalizing New Evidence From Ancient Rome

Female Gladiators? Tantalizing New Evidence From Ancient Rome | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Women took to the gladiatorial arena too, according to a new study of a scantily clad bronze statue from ancient Rome.
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Pre-Dino Subterranean World Discovered : Discovery News

Pre-Dino Subterranean World Discovered : Discovery News | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Life on Earth 240 million years ago flourished in the seas, on land, and in intricate underground burrows.
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Gear factory gets a once in a lifetime opportunity.

Gear factory gets a once in a lifetime opportunity. | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Gear factory gets a once in a lifetime opportunity.
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Katelyn Discussing Durkheim & Suicide

My friend Katelyn was studying Durkheim's theories of suicide. While she was studying, she learned the terms in an odd little Russian accent and this is how ...
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History of Capitalism

Free labor and the Protestant Work Ethic kick started modern capitalism 500 years ago. Those who profited gained the psychi benefit of superiority.
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Exclusive video: Archaeologists discover 17th century shipwreck believed to be from Captain Morgan fleet

Exclusive video: Archaeologists discover 17th century shipwreck believed to be from Captain Morgan fleet | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Archaeologists have discovered the wreckage of a 17th century ship they believe to be from the famed Captain Henry Morgan's fleet, lost off the coa...
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New Zealand soldiers send off fallen comrades awesomely.

New Zealand soldiers send off fallen comrades awesomely. | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
New Zealand soldiers send off fallen comrades awesomely.
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Ancient Life-Size Lion Statues Baffle Scientists : Discovery News

Ancient Life-Size Lion Statues Baffle Scientists : Discovery News | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Each of the two life-sized statues weighs about 5 tons and archaeologists aren't sure what they were used for.
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Archaeology: Ancient Lost Army Found? : Video : Discovery News

Archaeology: Ancient Lost Army Found? : Video : Discovery News | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Has the lost army of Cambyses II been found? The Persian army of 50,000 soldiers supposedly perished in a sandstorm in ancient Egypt 2500 years ago.
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Extinct Human Genome Reveals Brown-Eyed Girl : Discovery News

Extinct Human Genome Reveals Brown-Eyed Girl : Discovery News | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Genetic analysis of a fossil up to 80,000 years old reveals it belonged to a little girl with dark skin, brown hair and brown eyes.
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Scientists reconstruct genetic makeup of 50,000-year-old girl

Scientists reconstruct genetic makeup of 50,000-year-old girl | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Researchers built up portrait from finger-bone fragment of Denisovan who lived and died in a Siberian cave...
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The Machine is Us/ing Us (Final Version)

"Web 2.0" in just under 5 minutes. http://mediatedcultures.net This is a slightly revised and cleaned up version of the video that was featured on YouTube in...


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Why Is China Building These Gigantic Structures In the Middle of the Desert? | Danger Room | Wired.com

Why Is China Building These Gigantic Structures In the Middle of the Desert? | Danger Room | Wired.com | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
New photos have appeared in Google Maps showing unidentified titanic structures in the middle of the Chinese desert. The first one is an intricate network of what appears to be huge metallic stripes. Is this a military experiment?
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David GRAEBER: We are already communists 1

Mauss showed that, instead of stages of history being based on opposed principles, everything exists at once: gifts, commodities, patronage, exploitation. It...
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Keith Hart - An engaged anthropology for the 21st century - Part 1

Professor Keith Hart - On the anthropology of politics in the XXI century Guest Lecture Politics, Economics & Social Change Anthropology Department Goldsmith...
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Why The Middle Class Hates the Poor

"The Protestant Work Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism" by a founder of sociology, Max Weber, is used to describe how the Calvinist theology of predestinati...
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Pictures: "Extinct" Monkeys With Sideburns Found in Borneo

Pictures: "Extinct" Monkeys With Sideburns Found in Borneo | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The Miller's grizzled langur, a rare monkey species with bristly sideburns, has been "rediscovered" in a forest in northeastern Borneo, a new study says.
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Did Zombies Roam Medieval Ireland? : Discovery News

Did Zombies Roam Medieval Ireland? : Discovery News | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Two 8th-century skeletons with stones shoved in their mouths suggest that the people of the time thought so.
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Mystery surrounds massacre at Venezuelan village - International - Catholic Online

Mystery surrounds massacre at Venezuelan village - International - Catholic Online | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Catholic Online International News. The best resources for all international catholic news.
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Archaeologist may have discovered new pyramids using Google Earth

Archaeologist may have discovered new pyramids using Google Earth | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Using images captured by Google Earth, satellite archaeology researcher Angela Micol has discovered two sites in Egypt that may be home to eight undiscovered pyramids.
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Near-Intact Roman Ship Holds Jars of Food : Discovery News

Near-Intact Roman Ship Holds Jars of Food : Discovery News | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
Italian police divers have discovered an almost intact Roman ship in the sea, buried in mud that has preserved the food inside its jars.
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Skeleton Army Rises from Bog : Discovery News

Skeleton Army Rises from Bog : Discovery News | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The remains of hundreds of warriors were hacked and sliced, showing signs of a violent battle 2,000 years ago.
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Road crew unearths new archaeological finds in Nine Mile Canyon | ksl.com

Road crew unearths new archaeological finds in Nine Mile Canyon | ksl.com | Anthropology and Archaeology | Scoop.it
The crew members were down on all fours, working with hand tools in
the dirt, as the double-tanker truck rolled by on the single-lane road
just a few feet away.
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- Anthropological Theories - Department of Anthropology - The University of Alabama

Official Web Site of The Department of Anthropology, College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Alabama; we offer B.A., M.A.
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