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Prehistoric Drawings In Mammoth Cave, Logan Kistler Sep 2015

Prehistoric Drawings In Mammoth Cave, Logan Kistler

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During a recent Earthwatch Institute survey of archaeological remains in Mammoth Cave, a project was begun to find and record prehistoric images on the cave walls. I chose to analyze petroglyphs and pictographs on three panels in Main Cave. This article offers a hypothesis for the circumstances surrounding the rock art’s production: the geometric and anthropomorphic figures in Mammoth Cave are representative of a series of visual percepts experienced cross-culturally and caused by various conditions — including sensory deprivation, fatigue, and psychoactive drug use — acting on the ocular anatomy and nervous system. That is, the glyphs might be visual representations ...


Measuring Maya Politics: Demographic Research On Ancient Community Relations, Jacob A. Welch Jun 2012

Measuring Maya Politics: Demographic Research On Ancient Community Relations, Jacob A. Welch

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Identifying And Analyzing The Use Of Space In Ancient Mayan House Mounds In Kancab, Yucatan, Mexico, V. Camille Westmont Jun 2012

Identifying And Analyzing The Use Of Space In Ancient Mayan House Mounds In Kancab, Yucatan, Mexico, V. Camille Westmont

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Anthropological Research On Homosexuality In Latin America And The Lesbian Drought, Angela M. Meyer Jan 2003

Anthropological Research On Homosexuality In Latin America And The Lesbian Drought, Angela M. Meyer

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The goal of this paper is to document the significant contributors, contents, methodologies, developments, and theoretical frameworks relevant to the anthropological study of homosexuality in Latin America. Among other data, this research project yields regional accounts of gay / lesbian liberation movements, transvestitism, HIV I AIDS, and the intersections of gender and power in countries such as Mexico, Brazil, Cuba, and Argentina. Also included in this review are critical assessments of academic sources, ethical dilemmas faced by ethnographers, and spaces available for original research on homosexuality in Latin America. Though this documentation is not totally comprehensive, one can conclude the scarcity ...


Edward S. Curtis's Photographs: Post-Modernism, Re-Enactment, And Contextual Value, Courtney Stoll Jan 2003

Edward S. Curtis's Photographs: Post-Modernism, Re-Enactment, And Contextual Value, Courtney Stoll

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