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The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus

The Discovery of Mankind: Atlantic Encounters in the Age of Columbus



David Abulafia



2008



Yale University Press



A sense of the past: exploring sensory experience in the pre-modern world



On his arrival in the… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on May 22, 2009 at 5:11pm — No Comments

Scoping the Amazon: Image, Icon, and Ethnography - Book Review

Since the founding of anthropology as a social science in the late 19th century up through the end of the 20th century, the field has been one of the primary brokers of culture and the industry that surrounds it. Beginning with the founding “fathers” of the field and their desire to define culture and its subsequent particulars, up until recently with struggles over identity and who has the right to define that identity, anthropology has played a major role. This is particularly true in… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on April 28, 2009 at 5:48pm — No Comments

Health Care In Indigenous Guatemala: Book Review

Indigenous peoples around the world are at the center of many conflicts: natural resource management, intellectual property rights, sovereignty, identity, and health care to name just a few. In each country, and among each indigenous group, these conflicts differ. Adding to the complexity of each idiosyncratic conflict is the continued encroachment of non-indigenous (primarily Western) cultural practices, exacerbating specific situations for each indigenous group. The country and indigenous… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on March 7, 2009 at 9:44am — 4 Comments

Reinventing the Lacandon: Book Review

I just did a review of Brian Gollnicks new book "Reinventing the Lacandon" which may be of interest to some people. The short review can be found on the Indigenous Peoples Issues Today site, while the entire review is on the main… Continue

Added by Peter N. Jones on November 17, 2008 at 6:30pm — No Comments

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Angel Rodriguez Caguana archeoastronomy

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