Anthropology
epub |eng | | Author:Geoff Childs

TAX, RITUALS, AND SPIRITUAL SECURITY Although the details vary from place to place, most Tibetan villages have devised some sort of tax system to make sure that public coffers are ...
( Category: Anthropology February 14,2019 )
epub |eng | 0101-01-01 | Author:Coulter, Ann [Coulter, Ann]

10 COLD WAR EPITAPH THE HISS AFFAIR AT THE END OF THE COLD WAR In the year 2003, the New York Times cheerfully announced the introduction of a new, "lighthearted" ...
( Category: Politics & Government February 13,2019 )
mobi |eng | 2010-06-06 | Author:Alex BELLOS [BELLOS, Alex]

Dissection of a square into a pentagon. Dudeney also discovered a novel way to cut up a triangle and make it into a square in four pieces. And he realized ...
( Category: Anthropology February 11,2019 )
azw3 |eng | 2015-02-02 | Author:Janet Gyatso

Coda.4 The central figures of plates 9 and 12, showing the tantric channels. The captions for the main figure of plate 9 only point to the bloodletting and vulnerable vessels. ...
( Category: Anthropology February 11,2019 )
epub |eng | 1934-12-15 | Author:Sergiei Nilus [Sergiei Nilus]

and Justice (1) in the guise of proposals to the Legislative Corps, (2) by decrees of the president under the guise of general regulations, of orders of the Senate and ...
( Category: Sociology February 9,2019 )
epub |eng | 2006-10-17 | Author:Ekirch, A. Roger [Ekirch, A. Roger]

Such, then, was the alternate realm inhabited by substantial segments of the early modern population on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. One can only speculate on the broader consequences ...
( Category: Historical Study & Educational Resources February 7,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Hector A. Garcia

Sons are indeed a heritage from the Lord, fruit of the womb a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons of one's youth. Happy is ...
( Category: Politics & Government February 6,2019 )
epub |eng | 2010-01-29 | Author:Louis James [James, Louis]

Another artist, Alfred Kubin, and the composers Alban Berg and Hugo Wolf all attempted suicide. Not to be outdone, the dynasty supplied the most spectacular suicide of all, when Crown ...
( Category: Humor February 4,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-21 | Author:Deborah E. Lipstadt

INVERTING VICTIMS AND PERPETRATORS Dear Professor Lipstadt: Thanks for that explanation. While I haven’t run into the kind of Holocaust denial you initially wrote about or faced in court, I ...
( Category: Anthropology February 1,2019 )
epub |eng | | Author:Kenny, Erin; Nichols, Elizabeth Gackstetter;

A Mursi tribal woman with elongated earlobes, Mago National Park, southern Ethiopia. (Antonella865/Dreamstime.com) Over time, heavy earrings may stretch the earlobe, a look that might be preferred or discouraged in ...
( Category: Social Sciences January 30,2019 )
epub |eng | 2018-10-07 | Author:Robert W. Thurston [Thurston, Robert W.]

Sultan Ahmet (Blue) Mosque, Istanbul, built 1609–1616. Every Western European traveler to Istanbul after 1616, and probably almost every traveler to the “East,” would have seen this imposing mosque on ...
( Category: Anthropology January 29,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-01-03 | Author:Malidoma Patrice Some

Models of Ritual and Constraints of the Modern World During the months of July, August and September while mist still hung in the morning air, a different kind of “ritual” ...
( Category: New Age & Spirituality January 28,2019 )
epub |eng | 2003-06-30 | Author:Carroll L Riley [Riley, Carroll L]

In his two years in New Mexico, López seems to have developed an antagonism to the Franciscans that was matched perhaps only by Governor Rosas two decades before. His concerns, ...
( Category: Social Sciences January 26,2019 )
epub |eng | 2019-01-23 | Author:Will Hunt [Hunt, Will]

And I was only getting started. I was going to propose a theory to Tschinkel. Digging, I was going to say, is a primal act—one of the most basic things ...
( Category: Earth Sciences January 25,2019 )
epub |eng | 2011-09-15 | Author:James George Frazer [Frazer, James George]

Such, then, appears to have been the annual solemnisation of the death and resurrection of Attis in spring. But besides these public rites, his worship is known to have comprised ...
( Category: Social Sciences January 23,2019 )