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Accidental Diasporas And External 'Homelands' In Central And Eastern Europe: Past And Present, Rogers Brubaker Sep 2000

Accidental Diasporas And External 'Homelands' In Central And Eastern Europe: Past And Present, Rogers Brubaker

Rogers Brubaker

No abstract provided.


A Brazilian Challenge To Lewis's Explanation Of Cult Mediumship, James M. Donovan Jul 2000

A Brazilian Challenge To Lewis's Explanation Of Cult Mediumship, James M. Donovan

James M. Donovan

Recruitment into peripheral possession trance cults has been explained as attempts to compensate for socio-economic deprivation and jural impotence. This model, best developed by I.M. Lewis, is reviewed and its predictions tested against two types of Brazilian data. Firstly, national census figures of religious affiliation are compared with measure of socio-economic stress for a diachronic analysis. A second, synchronic analysis involves 62 respondents in Rio de Janeiro who completed questionnaires on socio-economic status, cultic affiliation, and perceptions of stress and gender inequality. The results offer only weak support for Lewis's original model, which may therefore profit from supplementation ...


"Peniaze A Pad Rmmskej Rm?E.", Jack Weatherford May 2000

"Peniaze A Pad Rmmskej Rm?E.", Jack Weatherford

Jack Weatherford, Retired

No abstract provided.


"A Scholarly Quest To Understand Genghis Khan.", Jack Weatherford Mar 2000

"A Scholarly Quest To Understand Genghis Khan.", Jack Weatherford

Jack Weatherford, Retired

No abstract provided.


Politics And Images Heroism And Illusion, Joel Halpern Mar 2000

Politics And Images Heroism And Illusion, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

Images of conflict as between nationalist rural nostalgia and cosmopolitan urban culture. That is I see "cosmopolitan urban culture" as much as an illusion of modernity as is "nationalist rural nostalgia." The former supposedly looks toward the future, while the latter is presumably past oriented but they are clearly both products of present-day realities.


Black Athletes At The Millenium, Keith Harrison Mar 2000

Black Athletes At The Millenium, Keith Harrison

Dr. C. Keith Harrison

No abstract provided.


Cinema E Antropologia: Um Esboço Cartográfico Em Três Movimentos, Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira Jan 2000

Cinema E Antropologia: Um Esboço Cartográfico Em Três Movimentos, Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira

Pedro Paulo Gomes Pereira

No abstract provided.


Squatting, Self-Immolation And The Repatriation Of The Crimean Tatars, Greta Uehling Jan 2000

Squatting, Self-Immolation And The Repatriation Of The Crimean Tatars, Greta Uehling

Greta Uehling

No abstract provided.


Aztec City-States, Michael E. Smith Jan 2000

Aztec City-States, Michael E. Smith

Michael E Smith

No abstract provided.


Caring For The Elderly In Japan And The U.S.: Practices And Policies. Edited By Susan Orpett Long, Susan Long Dec 1999

Caring For The Elderly In Japan And The U.S.: Practices And Policies. Edited By Susan Orpett Long, Susan Long

Susan O Long

n an era of changing demographics and values, this volume provides a cross-national and interdisciplinary perspective on the question of who cares for and about the elderly. The contributors reflect on research studies, experimental programmes and personal experience in Japan and the United States to explicitly compare how policies, practices and interpretations of elder care are evolving at the turn of the century.


Physical Anthropology Of The Arctic, G Scott, Scott Legge, Robert Lane, Susan Steen, Steven Street Dec 1999

Physical Anthropology Of The Arctic, G Scott, Scott Legge, Robert Lane, Susan Steen, Steven Street

Scott Legge

No abstract provided.


Public Library Use, School Performance, And The Parental X-Factor: A Bio-Documentary Approach To Children's Snapshots, Sam Pack Dec 1999

Public Library Use, School Performance, And The Parental X-Factor: A Bio-Documentary Approach To Children's Snapshots, Sam Pack

Sam Pack

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Effects Of Age And Gender On The Frequencies Of Spondylolysis And Spina Bifida Occulta In A Skeletal Collection From Golovin Bay, Alaska, Scott Legge Dec 1999

Effects Of Age And Gender On The Frequencies Of Spondylolysis And Spina Bifida Occulta In A Skeletal Collection From Golovin Bay, Alaska, Scott Legge

Scott Legge

It has been suggested that the occurrence of spondylolysis is dependent on both gender and age. This study determined the frequency of spondylolysis in a skeletal population from Golovin Bay, AK in relation to gender and age differences. Spondylolysis was characterized only in individuals with complete lumbar regions (n=52). The overall frequency for this population is 46.9%. No statistical differences were found between males and females, and the frequency was independent of age.

Possible causes for spondylolysis include a genetic predisposition for lysis or microfractures from repetitive stresses on the lower back (see review Newell, 1995). The occurrence ...


"The Influence Of Chinggis Khaan On World History.", Jack Weatherford Dec 1999

"The Influence Of Chinggis Khaan On World History.", Jack Weatherford

Jack Weatherford, Retired

No abstract provided.


"Blood On The Steppes: Ethnicity, Power, And Conflict In Central Asia", Jack Weatherford Dec 1999

"Blood On The Steppes: Ethnicity, Power, And Conflict In Central Asia", Jack Weatherford

Jack Weatherford, Retired

No abstract provided.


2000 Mrozowski Delle Paynter Historical Archaeologies Of The Lines That Divide, Stephen A. Mrozowski, James A. Delle, Robert Paynter Dec 1999

2000 Mrozowski Delle Paynter Historical Archaeologies Of The Lines That Divide, Stephen A. Mrozowski, James A. Delle, Robert Paynter

Robert Paynter

No abstract provided.


Book Review: Losing The Race: Self-Sabotage In Black America By John H, Mcwhorter, Bertin M. Louis Jr. Dec 1999

Book Review: Losing The Race: Self-Sabotage In Black America By John H, Mcwhorter, Bertin M. Louis Jr.

Bertin M. Louis Jr.

No abstract provided.


The Individual Voice In Language, Barbara Johnstone Dec 1999

The Individual Voice In Language, Barbara Johnstone

Barbara Johnstone

No abstract provided.


Representing American Speech, Barbara Johnstone Dec 1999

Representing American Speech, Barbara Johnstone

Barbara Johnstone

No abstract provided.


江戸時代女性の噂話:第一部: 都会の庶民の女性 : 町の女 2, Cecilia (淑子) S. Seigle(瀬川) Ph.D. Dec 1999

江戸時代女性の噂話:第一部: 都会の庶民の女性 : 町の女 2, Cecilia (淑子) S. Seigle(瀬川) Ph.D.

Cecilia S Seigle Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


江戸時代女性の噂話 序言, Cecilia (淑子) S. Seigle (瀬川) Ph.D. Dec 1999

江戸時代女性の噂話 序言, Cecilia (淑子) S. Seigle (瀬川) Ph.D.

Cecilia S Seigle Ph.D.

No abstract provided.


Beyond 'Identity', Rogers Brubaker, Frederick Cooper Dec 1999

Beyond 'Identity', Rogers Brubaker, Frederick Cooper

Rogers Brubaker

No abstract provided.


Emily Balch: Balkan Traveller, Peace Worker And Noble Laureate, Elinor M. Despalatovic, Joel Halpern Dec 1999

Emily Balch: Balkan Traveller, Peace Worker And Noble Laureate, Elinor M. Despalatovic, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

Emily Greene Balch is a women of truly international significance. She won the Noble Peace Prize in 1946. She was the second American woman to be so honored and the second as of this date.


Relationships And Universal Energy Laws, Carroy U. Ferguson Dec 1999

Relationships And Universal Energy Laws, Carroy U. Ferguson

Carroy U "Cuf" Ferguson, Ph.D.

Relationships are our most intense forms of "mirrors" in the world. They show us in direct and indirect ways how we are using our personal energy systems in what I call our three life spaces. They show us how we consciously and unconsciously employ what some authors have called Universal Energy Laws (see attached descriptions of these laws) to co-create the quality of our relationships. Whether or not we "attract" and/or deal with relationships in conscious or subconscious ways, what I call the "mirror effect" is reflected in our three life spaces—personal life space, societal life space, and ...


An Anthropologist In The Village, Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern Dec 1999

An Anthropologist In The Village, Barbara Kerewsky-Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

Over 36 years An anthropologist has traveled continuously between the Balkans and the United States. This research travel is unusual in the anthropological record, representing an adult time during which she has been moving in two separate worlds- that of her culture or origin and that of a woman maturing in a peasant village. Personal literary experience on her life experiences within a Serbian peasant household.


Yugoslavian Villagers, Joel Halpern Dec 1999

Yugoslavian Villagers, Joel Halpern

Joel M. Halpern

In 1918 the different writing systems, languages, religions, and nationalities were joined into a single country-Yugoslavia. And the country was divided into six official republics that are something like the states of the United States. The people, however, continued to write, speak, go to church, and follow customs in their own special ways. So there is no such thing as a "typical " Yugoslavian. However, more than half the people of Yugoslavia have at least one thing in common. They live in the country rather than in the city .


Silicon Valley Reinvents The Company Town, Jan English-Lueck Dec 1999

Silicon Valley Reinvents The Company Town, Jan English-Lueck

Jan English-Lueck

California's Silicon Valley, famous for its innovative high-technology corporations, makes an ideal laboratory for exploring certain cultural inventions. It is a bellwether for a particular kind of social order—one dominated by work. In anthropology we encounter many frameworks through which life is organized—kinship, religion, and politics. Work is another lens through which life can be filtered. People may move to California for the weather, but they go to Silicon Valley to work. High-technology work draws on a global pool of talent and shifting skills that creates a culturally complex community. Migrants to Silicon Valley bring and enact ...


Transformacion Social Y Politica En El Callejon De Huaylas, Siglos Iii-X Ad, Victor Ponte Dec 1999

Transformacion Social Y Politica En El Callejon De Huaylas, Siglos Iii-X Ad, Victor Ponte

Victor Ponte

No abstract provided.


Evidence For Prehistoric Maize Horticulture At The Pine Hill Site, Deerfield, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Chilton, Largy B. Tonya, Kathryn Curran Dec 1999

Evidence For Prehistoric Maize Horticulture At The Pine Hill Site, Deerfield, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Chilton, Largy B. Tonya, Kathryn Curran

Elizabeth S. Chilton

The degree of reliance on maize horticulture by New England Algonquians during the Late Woodland Period (ad 1000–1600) is a subject of debate among archaeologists in the region. Archaeological evidence from the Pine Hill site (19FR17), Deerfield, Massachusetts, indicates that while maize was apparently stored by native peoples in subterranean pits, it was not necessarily a staple food; there is, in fact, more evidence to suggest that maize was a dietary supplement in the middle Connecticut Valley (Massachusetts portion) during the Late Woodland period. Evidence from the Pine Hill site and other sites underscores the need for attention to ...