ANTHROPOLOGY AND AMERICA
- Synergy: Another idea whose time has come? Coming, Peter A. // Journal of Social & Evolutionary Systems;1998, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p1
Discusses the concept of synergy and its role in biological evolution, human evolution and the evolution of complex societies. Argument for using synergy as a unifying concept in the sciences; Growing number of field research programs in the behavioral sciences.
- MIRAGE OF HEALTH. Dubos, Rene // Annals of Internal Medicine;Jun63, Vol. 58 Issue 6, p1049
Explores the concept of health. Manifestations of existence; Interplay between individual and environment; Forces of biological and social evolution.
- ANTHROPOLOGY AND INDIANS. Archambault, JoAllyn // Encyclopedia of North American Indians (Houghton Mifflin);1996, p23
American anthropology as a science was founded upon the study of American Indians with their cooperation and sometimes collaboration. In some instances American Indians, watching the transformation of their societies, guided the research of anthropologists, who could record cultural practices...
- Women All-Stars. // Scholastic News -- Edition 3 (Teacher's Edition);3/18/2002, Vol. 58 Issue 21, p1
Presents information on the emergence of women's history in the study of national Social Studies in the United States.
- The Japanese Historical Experience -- Comparative and Analytical Dimensions. Eisenstadt, S.N. // Qualitative Sociology;Summer95, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p147
The article presents comparative and analytical dimensions of Japan's historical experience in sociological theory. It exhibits a rather unusual combination of, on the one hand, structural similarities with others, especially Western European societies with, on the other hand, some very...
- SOME CONTRIBUTIONS OF ANTHROPOLOGY TO HISTORY. Barnes, Harry Elmer // Journal of Social Forces;Mar1924, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p362
The article focuses on the contributions of anthropology to history. Anthropology is the whole history of man as fired and pervaded by the idea of evolution. Man in evolution--that is the subject in its full reach. Anthropology studies man as he occurs at all known times. It studies him as he...
- The Failure of Cultural Anthropology to Assimilate Darwinism. Ghiselin, Michael T. // History & Philosophy of the Life Sciences;2003, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p283
The article presents information about the book "Evolution in Cultural Anthology: A Critical History," by Robert L. Carneiro. Although Darwin barely mentioned human evolution in "The Origin of Species," the book evoked a passionate debate about man's place in nature and related topics. Robert L....
- What kind of place was primordial earth? Monastersky, Richard; Mazzatenta, O. Louis // National Geographic;Mar98, Vol. 193 Issue 3, p61
No abstract available.
- Shock of the past for modern medicine. Lewin, Roger // New Scientist;10/23/93, Vol. 140 Issue 1896, p28
Discusses Darwinism as a radical approach to medicine that seeks to explain diseases and their symptoms as a legacy of our evolution. Core of Darwinian medicine; Argument of Darwinian medicine that human body's response to infection an adaptation that helps fight the disease; Evolution of...