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The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
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RESCUE! HISTORY

RESCUE! HISTORY | Cultural History | Scoop.it
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The Monument to Electricity That Never Was

The Monument to Electricity That Never Was | Cultural History | Scoop.it
In 1922, publisher Hugo Gernsback envisioned a 1,000-foot tall concrete monument that would be a lasting tribute to our race, and to the progress that is exemplified by Electricity.
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Archaeologists Find Maya Warrior Queen

Archaeologists Find Maya Warrior Queen | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Archaeologists in Guatemala think they've found the resting place of an ancient Maya warrior queen with the awesome nickname of Lady Snake Lord, reports the National Geographic . Her more formal...
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» The Footprints of Ancient Civilization, Seen from Space - Blog of the Long Now

» The Footprints of Ancient Civilization, Seen from Space - Blog of the Long Now | Cultural History | Scoop.it
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Eureka! When a Blow to the Head Creates a Sudden Genius

Eureka! When a Blow to the Head Creates a Sudden Genius | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Brain trauma can sometimes reveal extraordinary talents in people. Now, savant syndrome is helping to create whole new fields of scientific discovery.
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The Crisis in American Walking: We Don’t

The Crisis in American Walking: We Don’t | Cultural History | Scoop.it
A few years ago, at a highway safety conference in Savannah, Ga., I drifted into a conference room where a sign told me a “Pedestrian Safety” panel was being held.
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Using 3D printing technology to restore ancient treasures of China’s Forbidden City

Using 3D printing technology to restore ancient treasures of China’s Forbidden City | Cultural History | Scoop.it
A 3D printing process developed at Loughborough University is being used to help restore ancient artifacts from China’s Forbidden City.
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The Great Hymn to the Aten.

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Earthquake Devastates Italian Historical Sites

Earthquake Devastates Italian Historical Sites | Cultural History | Scoop.it
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View more photos of the earthquake’s aftermath by searching for the hashtag #terremoto.
A 6.0 magnitude earthquake...
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Black History Road Trip: Negro Motorist Green Book Destinations

Black History Road Trip: Negro Motorist Green Book Destinations | Cultural History | Scoop.it
The Negro Motorist Green Book was helpful for navigating Jim Crow America.
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A Minnesota anthropologist considers the politics of identity

A Minnesota anthropologist considers the politics of identity | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Uniting against a common enemy might come in handy about now.
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Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Anthropology and Climate Change

Traditional Ecological Knowledge, Anthropology and Climate Change | Cultural History | Scoop.it
  What are the implications for indigenous or place-based cultures facing the imminent and gradually destructive processes of climate change?
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French cave paintings suggest ancient man was first cartoonist

French cave paintings suggest ancient man was first cartoonist | Cultural History | Scoop.it
French scientists have suggested a sensational hypothesis: according to archaeologist Marc Azéma from Toulouse University and artist Florent Rivère, prehistoric artists who painted on the walls of caves were the first animators., Armen Apresyan...
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From Appearance to Identity: How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America » Sociological Images

From Appearance to Identity: How Census Data Collection Changed Race in America » Sociological Images | Cultural History | Scoop.it
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The MO Archives

The MO Archives | Cultural History | Scoop.it
As promised, a requested follow up to the Mass Observation 1937-1955 post with further details about the actual archives of the orginal documents (which would be fascinating to go and see). History...
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The History Girls: Taking the Lives of Others, by K. M. Grant

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National Geographic brings endangered languages into the digital age, one dictionary at a time

National Geographic brings endangered languages into the digital age, one dictionary at a time | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Have you ever heard of the languages Chamacoco, Remo and Tuvan? Chances are you haven't, and while they are languages that are nearing extinction, thanks to a digital project by National ...
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Search Results: "dorothea lange" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress)

Search Results: "dorothea lange" - Prints & Photographs Online Catalog (Library of Congress) | Cultural History | Scoop.it
The Prints and Photographs Online Catalog (PPOC) contains catalog records and digital images representing a rich cross-section of still pictures held by the Prints & Photographs ...
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PREVIEW: El Anatsui in Season 6 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century" | Art21

PREVIEW: El Anatsui in Season 6 of "Art in the Twenty-First Century" | Art21 | Cultural History | Scoop.it
In this preview from the "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 6 episode, &...
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Egypt's St. Catherine Monastery library to undergo restoration - Coptic - Heritage - Ahram Online

Egypt's St. Catherine Monastery library to undergo restoration - Coptic - Heritage - Ahram Online | Cultural History | Scoop.it
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The Jewish Museum New York | Downloadable Curriculum Guides

The Jewish Museum New York | Downloadable Curriculum Guides | Cultural History | Scoop.it
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Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols?

Did Stone Age cavemen talk to each other in symbols? | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Previously overlooked patterns in the cave art of southern France and Spain suggest man might have learned written communication 25,000 years earlier than we thought. By Robin McKie
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Ptak Science Books: A Note on Forgetfulness: London, the City of the Lost (Things)

Ptak Science Books: A Note on Forgetfulness: London, the City of the Lost (Things) | Cultural History | Scoop.it
JF Ptak Science Books LLC Post 636 Blog Bookstore In the panoply of play upon the title of this post are many variations. For example, book and movie titles which could fill the space in the category of “City of...
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Timeline Photos | Facebook

Timeline Photos | Facebook | Cultural History | Scoop.it
Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them.
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Ancient seal may add substance to the legend of Samson

Ancient seal may add substance to the legend of Samson | Cultural History | Scoop.it
An ancient seal depicting a man and a lion in hand-to-paw combat places the Biblical story of Samson in the archaeological setting of Beth Shemesh during the 12th century BCE, Tel Aviv University researchers say.
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