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The Journey of Man

a. Spenser Wells is a well-known genetic and anthropologist, the author of the book “The Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey”. Spenser Wells became the student of the Texas University and defended the doctoral dissertation in Harvard. He was the first to master a new field – the genetics of the human population. As a … Read More»

Kahnesatake: 270 Years of Resistance

The truth is not always as it seems at first sight. Such state as Canada seems to be a democratic country that worries about its citizens. But, suddenly, it can behave like an oppressor, if its interests are concerned. This is displayed in a documentary film by Alanis Obomswaim “Kahnesatake: 270 Years of Resistance” that … Read More»

Sociocultural Anthropology

Taking into consideration anthropology as a science, it is obvious that this is a study of human beings in their past and present. In order to understand cultural diversity all over the world anthropologists have to study, compare and contrast social, physical, and other features typical for people located on a definite territory and conducting … Read More»

Miner: Body Ritual of the Nacirema

Extremes of human body behavior can be found in some exotic cultures of the world and the Nacirema is one of such cultures. Anthropologist Horace Miner, the author of the article “Body Ritual among the Nacirema” noted that this culture is not well studied yet. Therefore, there is a need of thorough research and infield … Read More»