Citations with the tag: AUXILIARY sciences of history
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- The Prehistoric Exploration and Colonization of Fuego-Patagonia.
Borrero, Luis Alberto // Journal of World Prehistory; Sep1999, Vol. 13 Issue 3, p321
The main goal of this paper is to review the earliest archaeological evidence for the presence of humans in Fuego-Patagonia. The paleoenvironmental and paleoclimatic framework is briefly introduced, followed by a discussion of its relevance to understanding the exploration and colonization of...
- Recent Progress in Bioarchaeology: Approaches to the Osteological Paradox.
Wright, Lori E.; Yoder, Cassady J. // Journal of Archaeological Research; Mar2003, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p43
The publication of The Osteological Paradox (Wood et al. , 1992, Current Anthropology, 33:343�370) a decade ago sparked debate about the methods and conclusions drawn from bioarchaeological research. Wood et al. (1992, Current Anthropology, 33:343�370) highlighted the problematic issues of...
- Archaeoastronomy in the Ancient Americas.
Aveni, Anthony F. // Journal of Archaeological Research; Jun2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p149
Since its popular resurgence in the 1960s, the interdisciplinary field of archaeoastronomy, which seeks evidence from the written as well as the unwritten record to shed light on the nature and practice of astronomy and timekeeping in ancient civilizations, has made ever-increasing significant...
- Recent Advances in Maya Archaeology.
Marcus, Joyce // Journal of Archaeological Research; Jun2003, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p71
This paper focuses on the discoveries of the last decade in Maya archaeology, and assesses their impact on previous models and synthetic frameworks. Although the bibliography includes 700 items published during the last 10 years, it is not exhaustive; on the contrary, a frustratingly large...
- AUXILIARY SCIENCES OF HISTORY.
Marcus, Joyce // Reference & Research Book News; Feb2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p26
Lists books related to Auxiliary Sciences of History which appeared in the February 2004 issue of "Reference and Research Book News." "Civilizations in Dispute; Historical Questions and Theoretical Traditions," by Johann P. Arnason; "The 2030 Spike; Countdown to Global Catastrophe," by Colin...
Marcus, Joyce // Reference & Research Book News; Feb2004, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p26
Lists books related to Archaeology which appeared in the February 2004 issue of "Reference and Research Book News." "Cladistics and Archaeology," by Michael J. O'Brien and R. Lee Lyman; "Excavation," by David L. Carmichael; "Zooarchaeology in Greece; Recent Advances; Abstracts, edited by Eleni...
- Where Do We Come From?
Warner, Melanie; Yardley, Jim; La Ferla, Ruth; Tedeschi, Bob; Nagourney, Eric; Bilyeu, Suzanne; Potts, Courtney // New York Times Upfront; 11/14/2005, Vol. 138 Issue 5, p7
Presents statistical data on the most common ancestries in the U.S. in 2000, including the percentage of U.S. citizens who reported their ancestry was German.
- Biographical Uncertainty.
Donaldson, Ian // Essays in Criticism; Oct2004, Vol. 54 Issue 4, p305
Discusses epistemological and ethical questions relating to how much biographers can and should try to know about their subjects. Changes in biography scholarship; Ways in which Jean Paul Sartre's biographical work represents a kind of ultimate point in the long scale of biographical certitude;...
- The War and the Future of Civilization.
Usher, Roland G. // New Republic; 11/7/14, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the defense alleged by all the nations involved in the European war. Necessity of continued existence to insure the future of civilization; Happiness of future generations; Elements necessary to insure the future; Two different notions of administration; Promulgation of rules in the...
- The Book Nook.
Usher, Roland G. // CREATIVITY; Sep2004, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p8
The article discusses about the book "New from Phaidon Press," which is the $39.95 paperback facsimile reprint of the late Josef Muller-Brockmann's History of the Poster, first published in 1971. Billed as "a landmark account of the genealogy of the modern poster, written by one of the greatest...
- Themes and Models in the Development of Italian Prehistory.
Loney, Helen L. // Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology; Dec2002, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p199
Provides information on themes and models for the development of Italian prehistory. Views of modern world prehistorian Luigi Pigorini on the development of Italian prehistory; Effect of the result of the post-processual/postmodern critique on individual countries; Ways in which Italian...
- Networks, Agent-Based Models and the Antonine Itineraries: Implications for Roman Archaeology.
Graham, Shawn // Journal of Mediterranean Archaeology; Jun2006, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p45
This paper presents a way of looking at Roman space from a Roman perspective, and suggests ways in which this point of view might open up new approaches in Roman archaeology. It turns on one conception of Roman space in particular, preserved for us in the Antonine Itineraries. Working from a...
- Precursors of Vocational Psychology in Ancient Civilizations.
Dumont, Frank; Carson, Andrew D. // Journal of Counseling & Development; Mar/Apr95, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p371
The authors examine philosophical theories produced by two ancient civilizations (Eastern Mediterranean and Chinese) for applications to an applied psychology of work and conclude that they possessed recognizably "modern" elements of an effective vocational psychology.
Kitson, Alison // Teaching History; Mar2004, Issue 114, p2
Editorial. Introduces a series of articles relating to various historic events. Characteristics of people which are studied in history; Insights on how people then actually behaved; Clues about human motivation; Information on what people are capable of and about people's endless adaptability.
- The Archaeology of the Disenfranchised.
Scham, Sandra Arnold // Journal of Archaeological Method & Theory; Jun2001, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p183
The question of multivocality has been much explored and debated in recent archaeological publications. Clearly, the objective of such work is to assure the inclusion of the views of disadvantaged minorities and disenfranchised peoples in the presentation of their own pasts. This objective has...
- CHRONOLOGY OF WORLD HISTORY.
Gaudette, Helen A. // World Almanac & Book of Facts; 2008, p658
An almanac entry for abbreviations related to chronology of world history is presented. The notation bce, before the common era, is applied to years dating to the traditional bc, before Christ, era, and ce, common era, is applied to ad, anno domini, dates. Other abbreviations related to world...
- From the Editor.
Arnold Scham, Sandra // Near Eastern Archaeology; Dec2004, Vol. 67 Issue 4, preceding p184
The article comments on archaeology in the near east. Mortimer Wheeler comments on the archaeological methods in the near east. New theories and methods began to develop elsewhere, far from the near east, considered the cradle of archaeological investigation. However, near eastern archaeologists...
- Straying Thoughts.
Spence, Jonathan // Perspectives; Jan2004, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p5
Comments on technological advancements in conducting historical inquiries. Impact on the world's knowledge about its past; Challenge of learning and applying the advancements; Implications for historians.
- Number of History PhDs Inches Upward.
Townsend, Robert B. // Perspectives; Jan2004, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p13
Reports that the number of new history doctor of philosophy degrees in the U.S. rose in 2001 to 2002.
- The National Archives Announces Results of "The People's Vote"
Townsend, Robert B. // Perspectives; Jan2004, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p22
Discusses the outcome of the initiative entitled "The People's Vote: 100 Documents that Shaped America," held in December 2003. Organizers and sponsors; Documents that received the most votes; Number of Americans who participated in the exercise.
- A Linguistic-based Measure of Cultural Distance and Its Relationship to Managerial Values�.
West, Joel; Graham, John L. // Management International Review (MIR); 2004 3rd Quarter, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p239
Measuring culture is a central issue in international management research and is traditionally accomplished using indices of cultural values. Herein we present a new linguistic-based measure of cultural distance (based on linguistic genealogical classification) that is both more fundamental and...
- The Ethics of World History.
Hedrick Jr., Charles W. // Journal of World History; Mar2005, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p33
Discusses the ethics of world history. Role of ethics in civilization; Factors that affect world history; Importance of ethics in the construction of world history.
- This Old House.
Hodder, Ian // Natural History; Jun2006, Vol. 115 Issue 5, p42
The article presents information on �atalh�y�k mounds. It was first identified and excavated in the late 1950s and early 1960s by the English archaeologist James Mellaart. His excavations revealed fourteen levels of occupation in the larger mound, created as people tore down old houses,...
- Fight for Recognition. The Portrait of the German Physician Paula TOBIAS (1886-1970). A Reconstructive Biographical Analysis.
Lohfeld, Wiebke // Forum: Qualitative Social Research; Nov2005, Vol. 6 Issue 3, p1
In this article I intend to focus on one very crucial aspect of biography: the resources used to sustain identity under interfering--even depressing--historical and societal circumstances and how this identity is reconstructed from an autobiography. As an example, I reconstruct the biography of...
- HEMINGWAY AND GENDER: BIOGRAPHY REVISITED.
Linde, Mauricio D. Aguilera // Atlantis (0210-6124); dic2005, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p15
This article reviews a number of biographies on Hemingway with the aim of revisiting the issue of gender and its relationship to life writing. Since biography has been defined as the best arena in which to fight unexamined assumptions and prejudiced notions, postmodernist biographical research...
- The Marvels Done.
Davies, Matthew // IASA Journal; Jul2004, Issue 23, p57
The article focuses on the role of memory in society. The idea that archives represent the memory of society has currency in the archival community, and is demonstrated in real institutions and structures such as the Memory of the Worldregister. This idea is also seen in fictional accounts, from...
- Welcome to the World of Computers.
Riemschneider, Bea // Archaeology; Jul/Aug84, Vol. 37 Issue 4, p4
Comments on the impact of computer technology on archaeology. Emergence of computer-aided research programs and fieldwork; Efforts to lead archaeology in the computer age.
- Archaeology and the Green movement: a case for perestroika.
Greeves, Tom // Antiquity; Dec89, Vol. 63 Issue 241, p659
Archaeology encompasses the study of human artefacts, and the largest of those artefacts is the landscape -- at least in those many countries where human settlement is old and enduring in its impact. The landscape is also the domain of natural history. Yet human history and natural history are...
- Editor's Notes.
Nicholas, George P. // Canadian Journal of Archaeology; 2004, Vol. 28 Issue 2, preceding p1
Presents information on the discovery of the Kw�day D�n Ts' �nchi and Homo florensiensis by archaeologists working at the Liang Bua site on the Indonesian island of Flores as of December 2004. Similarities of the two different discoveries; Challenges brought by the discovery of Homo...
- THIRTY FIVE YEARS OF ARCHAEOLOGY AT THE ONTARIO HERITAGE FOUNDATION.
Doroszenko, Dena // Revista de Arqueolog�a Americana; 2004/2005, Issue 23, p139
Established in 1967, the Ontario Heritage Foundation has worked to promote and protect the tangible resources of artifacts, properties, buildings, structures and landscapes that make up the province's rich and irreplaceable heritage. Since 1970, archaeological investigations have occurred on...
- MODELING HISTORY: A QUALITATIVE APPROACH.
Snyder, Lee Daniel // Comparative Civilizations Review; Spring2005, Issue 52, p46
The article describes a qualitative approach for modeling history. Every civilization creates an historical myth to explain where the community came from, how far it has advanced and where it is going to explain its tradition. In order to explain to an audience the significance of an historical...
- Social Archaeologies of �Utopian� Settlements in Ireland.
Colin Breen // International Journal of Historical Archaeology; Mar2006, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p35
In the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century a number of �Ideal� or �Utopian� type settlements were established across Ireland. These tended to be religious groupings or �model� communities associated with industry. In the southwest a number of short-lived cooperative...
- SUUD YAVSI'NIN YENISEHIRLI AVNI BEY DIVANINI ISTINSAH MACERASI.
Turan, Lokman // Ekev Academic Review; Summer2008, Vol. 12 Issue 36, p189
One of the names that should come to mind when one mentions 19th century poet Larissa's Avn�, is Suud Yavsi. The efforts endeavored by Yavsi for unearthing Avn� Bey's life and works is definitely worthy of attention. Yavsi has set his heart on Avn�, doing everything he could to complete...
- Historical Chronology after the Exile according to 1 Enoch 89-90.
Olson, Daniel C. // Journal for the Study of the Pseudepigrapha; Sep2005, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p63
The inaccurate historical chronologies of Dan. 9.24-27 and schemas based upon it have contributed to a general denigration of Jewish chronographical capability in the post-Exilic era. But the four-empire rule of the 70 angel-shepherds in the latter part of the 'Animal Apocalypse' (1 En....
- Understanding the archaeological record.
Sabloff, Jeremy A.; Binford, Lewis R.; McAnany, Patricia A. // Antiquity; Jul87, Vol. 61 Issue 232, p203
Next year will mark the twentieth birthday of the 'New Archaeology', whose founding texts -- Binford & Binford's New perspectives in archaeology in the USA and Clarke's Analytical archaeologyin Britain -- both appeared in 1968. Nearly two decades on, some fundamentals are not yet resolved, which...
- DATING SYSTEMS & THEIR MEANING.
Sabloff, Jeremy A.; Binford, Lewis R.; McAnany, Patricia A. // Grail, the Shroud & Other Religious Relics: Secrets & Ancient My; 2005, p17
The article focuses on the dating systems. The abbreviations BC, which stands for Before Christ, or AD, which stands for anno Domini, are based on Christian belief. The BCE which means Before Common Era and CE which means Common Era, are similar to the BC and AD dating system but without...
- Power of Neutrality Tests to Detect Bottlenecks and Hitchhiking.
Depaulis, Frantz; Mousset, Sylvain; Veuille, Michel // Journal of Molecular Evolution; Aug2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 57, pS190
The power of several neutrality tests to reject a simple bottleneck model is examined in a coalescent framework. Several tests are considered including some relying on the frequency spectrum of mutations and some reflecting the linkage disequilibrium structure of the data. We evaluate the effect...
- United States Army Timeline.
Depaulis, Frantz; Mousset, Sylvain; Veuille, Michel // Monkeyshines on America; Sep2003 U.S. Military Army, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p1
Presents chronological information on events related to the U.S. Army.
Sicherman, Harvey // Algeria (9781590845165); 2003, pN.PAG
Situated as it is between Africa, Europe and the Far East, the Middle East has played a unique role in world history. Often described as the birthplace of religions (notably Judaism, Christianity and Islam) and the cradle of civilizations (Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia), this region and its peoples...
- A bone whistle from Raven Scar Cave, North Yorks.
Sicherman, Harvey // Antiquity; Jul85, Vol. 59 Issue 226, p124
Provides information on a bone whistle from Raven Scar Cave in North Yorks. Description of the bone whistle; History of the artifact.
- IBSA 1985.
Sicherman, Harvey // Antiquity; Jul85, Vol. 59 Issue 226, p125
Provides information on the 4th meeting of the International Symposium on Boat and Ship Archaeology which will be held in Portugal on October 2-6, 1985. Theme of the conference; Outline programme; Conference fee.
- Air photography at Cambridge.
Sicherman, Harvey // Antiquity; Jul85, Vol. 59 Issue 226, p125
Traces the history of the foundation of the University Collection of Air Photographs in Cambridge, England. Background on the formation of the Committee for Aerial Photography in the University; Benefits from air photography; Implication of air photographs for archaeology.
- Celebrating the Storytellers.
Young, Peter A. // Archaeology; Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p5
The author discusses his twenty-year tenure as editor in chief of "Archaeology." He links archaeologists' storytelling ability to their ability to retell history as archaeological finds have help to better define the past. Some examples he cites includes the fact that the Dark Ages had an active...
- Discipline and Pleasure: Response.
Levine, Philippa // Victorian Studies; Winter2004, Vol. 46 Issue 2, p319
Focuses on the way the archives serve as proof of the historian's command over her or his subject in relation to the essays on archiving written by Joseph Childers, Robert Aguirre and Oz Frankel. Way in which an archive unquestionably asserts discipline; Reason for an archive and record to seek...
- Decolonizing Indigenous Archaeology: Developments from Down Under.
Smith, Claire; Jackson, Gary // American Indian Quarterly; Summer/Fall2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3/4, p311
This article discusses the author's view regarding the proper acknowledgment of history. The authors state that a proper acknowledgment of history is basic to an understanding of the present circumstances of the societies. They argue that as individuals inherit traits from their parents, so a...
- Decolonizing the Archaeological Landscape: The Practice and Politics of Archaeology in British Columbia.
Nicholas, George P. // American Indian Quarterly; Summer/Fall2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3/4, p350
This article explores some implications of certain developments for the study of pre-contact and historic Aboriginal land use. Particular focus is given to the situation in British Columbia, Canada, where the practice of archaeology has been influenced by issues of First Nations rights and the...
- Archaeology for the Seventh Generation.
Gonzalez, Sara L.; Modzelewski, Darren; Panich, Lee M.; Schneider, Tsim D. // American Indian Quarterly; Summer/Fall2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3/4, p388
This article discusses the authors' view regarding the appeal of decolonization of indigenous people. They said the appeal of decolonization lies in their individualized backgrounds as well as in their own desire to make their research matter. They add that they support the notion that by...
- Beyond Racism: Some Opinions about Racialism and American Archaeology.
Echo-Hawk, Roger; Zimmerman, Larry J. // American Indian Quarterly; Summer/Fall2006, Vol. 30 Issue 3/4, p461
This article discusses the authors' opinions about racialism and American archaeology. The authors state that they seek to encourage the expansion of the public discussion of race beyond racism and toward the broader problem of race itself. They define important terms as the basis for analyzing...
- Increasing Student Appreciation of the Fellowship of History.
Toppin, Martha Doerr // Education Digest; Jan1981, Vol. 46 Issue 5, p53
Focuses on the need to increase student appreciation of the fellowship of history. Ability of television to present a beautifully accurate picture of the past; Role that history can play to equip students to face the future and real life; Assignments, by teachers, that require the students to...
- Accommodating History.
Kordan, Bohdan // Canadian Ethnic Studies; 2003, Vol. 35 Issue 2, p129
Presents an article which focused on the importance of history. Link between history and the rise of a nation; Significance of historical methods in knowing the world; Description of history as a science.