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11125. The History of Magic.

Looks at the historical development of magic, from primitive culture through Babylonian, Egyptian and Greco-Roman forms, down to the present. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

11100. Wish Fulfillment in Fairy Tales.

Compares ideas from Freud's theory of wish fulfillment in two classic fairy tales; sexual symbolism, fantasy and repression are analyzed. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

11017. The People and Culture of Appalachia.

Describes factors contributing to the unique social and cultural fabric of Appalachia, with emphasis on the fact that region is in transition from its rural focus as urbanization and educational improvements take place. 6 pages, 17 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

11015. Participant Observation in Ritual: The Roman Catholic Mass.

Personal description of Mass by a non-Catholic linking literature to observation. Describes dramatic and narrative structure and meaning of the ritual and its implications. 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

11013. "Life in a Medieval Village" (Frances & Joseph Gies).

Discusses physical traits, social and economic organization, the influence of the church, and civil administration in medieval villages. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

11011. Book Review of Worldviews: Cross Cultural Exploration of Human Beliefs by Ninian Smart

Excellent evaluation of how effective Smart is in explaining the nature and value of the study of belief systems. Concludes Smart stimulates interest but fails to demonstrate that his method is capable of addressing the issues he raises. 5 pages, 2 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

11003. "Ambivalent Conquest: Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan 1517-1570" by Inga Clendinnen.

This termpaper provides a review and analysis of Clendinnen's book which criticizes traditional accounts of Spanish motivations. The essay discusses the author's views on cultural differences and interactions after the Conquest. KEYWORDS: book review spanish conquest maya yucatan peninsula term paper ambivalent conquest. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

11002. Conflict Theory and the Cargo Cults of Melanesia.

Following a brief background discussion of conflict theory (a perspective, derived from Marxism, which views competition as the main force driving social change), this paper analyzes the customs related to the "cargo cult" religion of the Melanesian Islanders in terms of Conflict Theory. The paper argues that there are three simultaneous levels of conflict in the cargo cults: a) the conflict of the colonialist and the colonized; b) the conflict between the magician or prophet (superior Western knowledge) and the indigenous peoples; and c) the conflict between natural and supernatural-- between the mundane events of daily life in Melanesian society and the intervening force of supernatural events. KEYWORDS: Melansian Islands solomon fiji religion colonialism conflict sociology 5 pages, 10 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources. 1,441 words.
  $35
 

11001. Change and the Art Culture of the West.

Considers why constant change has characterized Western culture for the last four hundred or so years. Scientific method, technology, democracy and the cult of progress are seen as causes of evolutionary change. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

11000. The Cajuns of South Louisiana.

Historical overview of culture of French Acadian settlers of Souther Louisians. Describes language, culture, economy, and current efforts to preserve traditions. 7 pages, 17 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

10670. Acquisition of Language in Humans and Chimps.

Interesting paper which compares two views on language acquisition: the "learning" view (associated with B. F. Skinner) and the "innate" view (Chomsky). Language experiments with chimps are discussed, but the paper finds that the inconclusive results shed no light on human language acquisition. 7 pages. 18 footnotes in text, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

10629. Race Relations in Brazil.

A well-documented treatment of race and color from an historical and contemporary perspective. Social mores, economic infrastructure and internal debate are noted. The paradoxical interplay of de facto racial segregation and patriotism (which supports the paper's assertion that color not race matters) and the phenomenon of "whitening" are discussed and future trends predicted 16 pages, 46 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $112
 

10620. Theology and Mythology in Joseph Cambell's the Masks of God.

Looks at Cambell's attempt to create a natural history of mythology, contrasting his approach with the traditional theology of orthodox religion. Cambell's historical treatment of myth's as universal means of understanding the world is noted. 13 pages, 22 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $91
 

10573. The Origins and Persistence of 'Scientific' Racism in the 19th and Early 20th Centuries.

An interesting paper explaining how "impartial" scientific analyses are unknowingly influenced by cultural values. The relationship of statistics to theory is discussed and a history of "racist" scientific research is given. Based on Stephen Jay Gould's The Mismeasure of Man. 6 pages, 21 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

10534. African Traditional Religion by Geoffrey Parrinder.

Review of a general survey of the main elements of African religion. Gods, rituals, and beliefs of major African tribes are compared. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

10497. Marriage and Cultural Indoctrination in Africa.

Discusses how marriage rites reflect and indoctrinate social values such as male dominance, the nature of religious worship, the rules of property, and social hierarchies. 10 pages, 23 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

10460. Rome's Debt to Greek Civilization.

Discusses whether Rome was merely a continuation of Greek culture. Considers the arts, social and economic forms, and political and military patterns. 6 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

10454. Temple Architecture of the Copper Age: The Temples of Malta.

Considers the history of temple building in the Copper Age, the type of construction used, the purposes of the construction, and the reasons the construction came to an end. Some speculation concerning the customs of the ancient Maltese is included. 10 pages, 29 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

10445. The Dietary Laws of the Jews.

A detailed historical discussion of the evolution of Jewish dietary laws, their significance, and their effect on modern Judaism. 20 pages, 57 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

10439. North American Indian Peyote Religion.

A discussion of the origin of the peyote ritual, its meaning to Native American practitioners, its larger cultural significance, and its legal status. 7 pages, 27 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

10430. The Jivaro: People of the Sacred Waterfalls (Harner).

A review of Michael Harner's portrait of the South American Indian tribe, the Jivaro. His methodology is discussed and compared to the two previous anthropologists who wrote on the tribe. Their lifestyle, economic structure, social relations, and belief systems are discussed. 6 pages, 4 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

10316. Social Structures and Socialization Among the Ik.

Analysis of Colin Turnbull's anthropology study "The Mountain People," noting the disintegration of social structures, values and behaviors by starvation and sickness. 9 pages, 14 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $63
 

10315. Initiation: Primitive Societies vs. College Fraternities.

Compares initiation rites in primitive societies with initiation practics in contemporary college fraternities. The analysis looks at specific rituals in the initiation process, with a focus on rituals involving physical abuse or hazing. The aspects of violence and physical abuse are also considered within the context of the male societies' sexual antagonism. 15p., 20f, 12b.
  $105
 

10217. The Greeks, Ancient and Modern.

This paper examines the rich cultural heritage of ancient Greece and traces elements of that heritage in the modern Greek character. The landscape and the Mediterranean are seen as defining forces in modern Greek culture. KEYWORDS: greek culture ancient greece modern greece architecture philosophy. 8 pages, 11 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources. 1,974 words.
  $56
 

10100. Response to a Proposed Federal Rule Change: Protection of Archaeological Resources, International Water and Boundary Commission.

Report describes proposed rule, analyzes problem addressed by rule and the major effects of the proposed changes, describes reasonable alternatives and suggests improvements. Concludes with a recommendation for further action. 20 pages, 18 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

10035. The Caste Wars of the Yucatan.

Oliver Reed's excellent study of the Mayan revolts of mid-19th century Mexico is reviewed. Race and class interests and conflicts are noted. 5 pages, 9 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

10033. Navajo Cultural Change.

Describes effects of acculturataion on Navajo in terms of religtion, family/kinship patterns, child welfare, disease, political subordination, and economics. 10 pages, 31 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

10032. Traditionalism vs. Modernism in Porfirian Mexico.

This essay explores the clash between traditionalism and modernism in Porfirian Mexico. Evidence and examples are drawn from William H. Beezley's social history of the era, Judas at the Jockey Club. Following in the steps of French historian Ferdinand Braudel, Beezley examines the "ordinary aspects of life" -- sports and recreation, work and jobs, and ceremony and celebrations -- to illustrate the extent to which the two main segments of Mexican society (los de arriba [the elite] and los de abajo [the underclass]) came to represent two different, contradictory cultures. 5p. 7f 1b.
  $35
 

09900. Marshall Mcluhan's Global Village.

A critical study of media analyst Marshall McLuhan's concept of a global village in which electronic "extensions of man" are connecting the human race in a single giant communications network. Argues for the continuing validity of McLuhan's controversial media theory. 11 pages, 14 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

09829. Two Theories of Altruistic Behavior.

A comparison of the views of Hamilton (1964) and Trivers (1971) on the sociobiology of altruistic behavior; the first sees altruism as a positive selection within species, the second as a reciprocal behavior within areas and between species. 8 pages, 14 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

09689. Cultural Impacts on Organizations.

An overview of the importance of cultural considerations to the running of organizations. Analyzes how cultural differences make for different views of leadership roles, supervisor-subordinate relationships, planning, organizational development, and employee selection. 10 pages, 19 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

09652. Nuer and Dinka Religion: Hermeneutical and Psychological Approaches.

A comparison of the semiological, hermeneutic approach to analysis of a primitive religion, with the psychological approach. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09651. Curanderismo: The Past, Present and Future of Mexican Folk Healing.

An in-depth investigation of the system of Mexican folk medicine known as curanderismo. Considers its origins, theoretical underpinnings, essential elements, treatment techniques, and applications. Considerable attention is devoted to curanderismo's role in contemporary Mexican-American culture and its likely role in the future. 10 pages, 40 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

09650. "Skeletons in Our Museums' Closets" by Douglas J. Preston.

10 pages, 12 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

09610. Healing, Medicine and Ritual Among the Balinese of Indonesia.

Examines the Balinese culture of healing and medicine in light of its well-integrated role in this larger fabric of Balinese life. 9 pages, 14 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

09558. Gift Giving.

Considers the social, personal and economic dimensions of gift giving from a sociological and anthropological perspective. Provides a typology of the components of gift giving. 6 pages, 24 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

09410. Ritual Observances and Practices of the Jews.

Considers the Jewish faith's emphasis on monotheism, monogamy and tribal unity, and specific Jewish ritual practices such as the observance of Passover, Rosh Hashanah, and Succoth. 5 pages, 5 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

09252. A Comparison of Marriage in the u.s. And Korea.

Compares and contrasts the structure and practice of marriage in Korea and the United States. Considers the role of religion and ritual, the practice of divorce, the family system and male-female relationship, and the legal, political, economic and social influences on marriage in each country. 15 pages, 24 footnotes, 16 bibliographic sources.
  $105
 

09251. Lifetime Monogamy Is Unnatural.

Argues that lifetime monogamy among humans is both biologically unnatural and impractical. Serial monogamy is viewed as a viable alternative to monogamy. 6 pages, 13 footnotes, 8 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

09042. Change and Continuity in the Mansion of History.

A critical analysis of historian Carl Gustavson's view of historical method. Gustavson's model emphasizes the scientific method and criticizes anecdotal historical accounts which stress the importance of individual personalities. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, l bibliographic source.
  $35
 

09041. The Interpretation of Human Behavior From Human Leavings.

An attempt to interpret human behavior from a selective study of garbage. Two separate sites and their relationship to urban surroundings are observed and analyzed. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

09040. Sociology of Garbage.

Observations and comments on refuse disposal in a commercial area near a major urban university. The essayist contends that the area observed "illustrates in a sad way how a public place becomes a human cesspool." 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

08853. Worldview in the "Epic of Gilgamesh" and "The Odyssey".

Compares and contrasts the world views of ancient Mesopotamia and Homer's Greece as evidenced in these two works. 8 pages, 15 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

08852. Worldviews in the Aeneid and Song of Roland.

A comparison of views on man, the universe, and human roles in the two poems. 5 pages, 7 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08851. Comparing World Views Represented in the Aeneid and the Song of Roland.

A comparison of views on man, the universe and human roles in ancient Rome and medieval France as evidenced in the two poems. 5 pages, 11 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08850. World Civilizations: Cultural Influences in the Southwest.

An examination of the cultural forces which came to shape Texas society as it is today. Particular attention is devoted to Mexican and Latin influences, as well as to Anglo reactions against these forces. Ranch life is also considered. 10 pages, 11 footnotes, 13 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08732. Unified Central Power and the Creation of Civilizations.

This paper examines the role of centralized power in the creation of civilizations, to see how the fact of a unified central authority has influenced the development of great cultures through the ages. Argues that although centralized power provided the necessary nucleus for great imperial states such as Egypt, Rome, and Great Britain, it is not itself the civilizing factor. 9 pages, 4 footnotes in text, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

08657. Language and Cognition.

Reviews literature on the relationship between language and cognition, with particular attention devoted to the Whorf-Sapir hypothesis that language affects cognition. Explores Chomsky's views in detail. Concludes that current research cannot yet state with certainty the exact relationship between language and cognition. 12 pages, 16 footnotes in text, 14 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

08642. Comparison of Two Anthropological Concepts.

Compares and contrasts the kulturkreise concept of the German diffusionists with the age-area principle of the American historical school. Demonstrates that from a theoretical framework, each approach has deficiencies which the other seeks to address. 11 pages, 9 footnotes in text, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

08641. Comparison of Levi-Strauss With Radcliffe-Brown and Malinowski.

Compares and contrasts the cultural ecological approach of Marvin Harris and the structuralism of Levi-Strauss with the structural-functional school of Radcliffe-Brown and Malinowski. Distinctions between the theorists are seen to hinge upon discussions of structure and function as intrinsic to humans. 10 pages, 15 footnotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

08592. Love and Marriage in 17th Century Edo.

The moral and social conflicts of men and women in 17th Century Tokyo are looked at in the literature of the period. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08558. The Flood in Ancient Near Eastern Literature.

Compares the ancient Babylonian and Sumerian stories of the Flood, found in the Epic of Gilgamesh and in the Atrabasis text, with the Hebrew story of the Flood in Genesis. Argues that despite surface similarity, the two versions exhibit profound differences in moral and religious realms. 12 pages, 13 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

08479. Comparison of the Song of Roland and the Aeneid.

Essay which argues that there is little resemblance in the two works on their outlooks on the universe, man and God, and relations with foreign peoples. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08478. Comparison of the Song of Roland and the Aeneid.

An essay which explains how both works idealize Roman history and reveal the social and political structure of the culture. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08477. The Worldview of Greek and Mesopotamian Cultures.

Compares and contrasts the two cultures with respect to their outlooks on nature, the role of man in the universe, and the relationship between men and the world around them. As a vehicle for comparison, an epic poem from each culture is analyzed. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08460. Comparison of Two Epic Poems.

A comparison of the Epic of Gilgamesh and Homer's Odyssey with the objective of discerning the social and political processes in ancient Mesopotamia and ancient Greece. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

08413. Alcoholism Among Native Americans.

Considers Native American alcoholism as a complex phenomenon, with historical, cultural and social causes that make it impossible to declare that there is any simple reason for its existence. A distinction is made between social alcoholism and anti-social drinking. 11 pages, 12 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

08320. Are Those Monkeys Really Talking?

An assessment of the growing body of evidence both for and against the argument that mammals are capable of language communication. Explores the arguments of both the non-language school of thought and the pro-language school of thought. 8 pages, 15 footnotes, 12 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

08215. On Becoming Human by Nancy M. Tanner.

A favorable review which finds support in Tanner's thesis that Darwin's evolutionary paradigm is too narrow to be universally viable and which argues that when human evolution is examined with greater reference to its social and cultural elements, females, not males, are favored sexual selectors. 9 pages, 24 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

08214. On Becoming Human by Nancy M. Tanner.

Reviews Tanner's work examining traditional theories of evolution juxtaposed against a new emphasis on the role of females. Differences in the themes of natural selection and sexual selection are examined from perspectives of Darwinism and creationism. 9p. 20f 4b.
  $63
 

08213. Are Those Monkeys Really Talking?

An assessment of the growing body of evidence both for and against the argument that primates are capable of language communication. Compares primate intellectual development with that of humans and examines the use of language facilitators. 8 pages, 19 foonotes, 11 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

08155. The Iroquois Indians of North America.

An interesting history of the tribes of the Iroquois nation of New York state, from their pre-colonial period down to the present. Notes the warlike character of the Iroquois, looks at the tribal structure and government, and comments on the economic success of their descendants. 12 pages, 23 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

08121. Cultural Values and Their Implications for Management: A Survey of Comparative and Single Culture Studies.

Strong survey of studies addressing the evolution of cultural values in their historical effects upon management and the organization of business enterprises. Analysis first focuses on the theoretical perspectives of the problem these studies provide, and then variously considers the classification of behavior patterns into managerial styles/orientations (using value catagorizations according to countries); organizations as types of systems, i.e. political; and management styles in selected cultures (Middle East, Latin America, Japan, and the West.) Utilizes graphs and tables. 28 pages, 70 footnotes, 15 bibliographic sources.
  $133
 

08107. The Genetics of the Jews by a. E. Mourant.

Review of this work by an English geneticist and serologist who used both disciplines to trace Jewish population groups in Europe, Asia and Africa. Supports the argument that Jews have maintained a relative uniform genetic identity. 6 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

08084. Japanese Culture.

A survey of the origins and characteristics of Japanese culture from prehistoric times to the present. Elements of tradition, the influence of geography, the effects of World War II, and the Americanization of Japanese culture are discussed. 11 pages, 13 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

08050. Bengali Women.

A book review which considers the life of an upper-class Bengali woman through many case studies. Stress the role of motherhood as of primary importance. 4 pages, 12 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $28
 

08032. Kinship Among Bengali Women.

A book review which discusses the role kinship plays in the life and upbringing of upper class women in modern Bengal. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07671. Marketing and Culture.

Discussion of the complex interrelationship between marketing and culture, with applications for international marketing. Includes definitions of culture, definitions of marketing, how marketing is a "sub-culture" in itself and how the two systems affect each other. Cultural factors can only be understood through empirical research; basic outlines of economic environment and distribution channels in world perspective. Four basic points in the "reality of international marketing:" Products and marketing efforts must almost always be adapted for other cultures; market research is very difficult in Third World conditions; translation of promo. materials must be checked very, very carefully; one must transcend one's own culture to understand another. 18 pages, 37 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $126
 

07653. Myths and Modern Storytelling.

A comparative essay analyzing the use of mythology by the ancient and modern writers. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

07652. "When the Legends Die" by Hal Borland (A Review).

A summary review of Hal Borland's novel, the story of an American Indian boy who moves between the two worlds of civilization and wilderness as he grows up. 7 pages, 5 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $49
 

07651. Philosophy and the Feminine Presence in Major Mythology.

Essay argues that while some primitive myths create/imitate stereotypes of women, the most important myths are the philosophically advanced: ones such as Indian, Buddhist, Taoist, and Jainist which are concerned with philosophical issues and take the essential equality of men and women -- and all living beings -- for granted. Mentions Hesiod, Finnish Kalevala, Genesis, Japanese Nihongi, Islam, Rig-Veda, Buddhism, Taoism, Jainism. 6 pages, 9 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $42
 

07650. Religion and Civilization in the Arab Resurgence of the 20th Century.

Interesting study, applying categories of Arnold Toynbee to modern Arab history. Covers Toynbee's analysis of Islam's success explained by its ability to meet these needs; Islamic vs. Western views of the confrontation between civilizations in last 200 years; Arab thinkers as examples of Westernization or traditionalism (Al-Afghani, Nuri al-Said, Haj Amin al-Husseini, Nasser); positive and negative views of resurgence of Islamic thought in 1970s; pro-Islamic conclusion. 8 pages, 21 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

07406. The Impact of Deforestation on Latin American Aboriginal Peoples.

Studies the impact of the loss of the rain forest on two peoples, the Uanano and the Wayana. Includes the process of deforestation and how modern civilization contributes to this, ecological effects of deforestation, how the Uanano have resisted deforestation because they seem to understand the ecological relationship to their traditional food-gathering/fishing/farming; how the Wayana have become accultured to civilization, allowed deforestation, and suffered as a result. 12 pages, 17 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources. Annotated bibliography.
  $84
 

07405. Early Anthropologists Lewis Henry Morgan and Edward Bennett Tylor.

Good summary of two early anthropologists, Lewis Henry Morgan and Edward Bennett Tylor. Both were Social Darwinists who saw a strict evolution from savagery to civilization; both are considered outdated now, but still respected as diligent field workers. Morgan specialized in American Indians and kinship systems, Tylor studied Mexico and the development of religion. KEYWORDS: lewis henry morgan edward bennet tylor anthropologists social darwinism. 5 pages, 4 footnotes, 7 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

07403. Frank Boas and the Science of Anthropology.

Well-written study of Frank Boas, his anthropological views and his importance in establishing objectivity and cultural relativity as principles of scientific study. Includes his life, his philosophy of anthropological work, how and why he clashed with other anthropologists whose Social Darwinist views may be seen as disguised racism. Praises Boas as founder of cultural objectivity and relativity. 6 pages, 9 footnotes, 10 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

07402. The Marriage Customs of the Chinese.

Good summary of marriage customs and women's social position in China. Includes role of clan, traditional customs and arrangements, pro and con on the lot of Chinese wives, divorce, reforms of Nationalist and Communist China. 7 pages, 14 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
  $49
 

07401. Loren Eiseley's "The Immense Journey".

Answers two questions in personal perspective: what is valuable in the book to you, and how does evolution theory help you as a social scientist to understand human behavior? The major value of the book is in skillfully blending fact and philosophy, showing that science and human values flow together. By exploring some of the mysteries of human evolution, such as its relative swift speed and the appearance and extinction of highly-developed forms of man, Eiseley accentuates man's dependence on his fellow man and forces us to admit that we don't yet have all the answers as to why man is the way he is. 5 pages, 2 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07400. The Role of Marriage in the Chinese Family.

Study of marriage in traditional China, organized around the specific question of why divorces occur at about the same rate in traditional arranged marriages and modern love matches. Covers ideal values and forms of marriage, some regional variations, case studies of marriage breakdowns in an arranged marriage and a love match. Concludes that breakdowns in each type occur because individuals can't live up to social ideals, yet all evidence shows the central role of marriage as an ideal of the normal social role. 8 pages, 13 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $56
 

07382. Religion and Civilization: An Essay.

Civilization may be defined as a distinctive human culture existing in a recognized territory over a number of generations with urban centers and institutionalized political authority and a distinctive culture of specialized arts and sciences. The distinguishing features of a civilization as opposed to a society are then considered in material terms: economic system, tools, and styles of art. This essay, however, will argue that a recognized institutionalized religion is also one of the distinguishing characteristics of a human civilization and one that has had a very important effect on the development and maintenance of civilization throughout history. 5 pages, 2 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07311. "Corporate Cultures" by Deal and Kennedy.

A review of this book by Terrence Deal and Allan Kennedy, on the patterns of integrated behavior in business organizations. 5 pages, 3 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07310. Significant Influences of Plants on Humans.

Brief analysis of five significant influences of plants on human affairs in the last 2500 years: traditional cereal cultures based on wheat and rice allowing traditional civilizations; spices and sugar as motives for European colonization; cotton as a stimulus to early Industrial Revolution; development of modern farming in Europe and America (corn and root crops fed to animals) allowing population growth and mass urbanization; industrial crops such as rubber and oil palm furthering industrialization. 5 pages, 8 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

07309. Five Ways Plants Have Influenced Human Affairs.

Discusses five major ways that plants have influenced human life in the last 2500 years: wheat-based European culture, rice-based Asian culture, luxury crops such as coffee, tea and tobacco stimulating world trade and symbolizing man's psychological dependence on plants, new plants such as maize and potatoes allowing population growth in early modern Europe, and rise of industrialized farming since McCormick's mechanical wheat harvester in 1850s. 5 pages, 6 footnotes, 5 bibliographic sources.
  $35
 

07308. "Geronimo: His Own Story" (A Review).

A review of the autobiographical account of the Apache leader, looking at how Apache rituals and beliefs shaped his attitudes toward the white man. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Also Notes in Text.
  $42
 

07307. "The Eskimo of North Alaska" by Norman Chance (A Review).

A critique of a good ethnography, comparing the Eskimo culture with that of modern Americans. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Plus Notes in Text.
  $42
 

07306. Hano: A Tewa Community in Arizona.

Review of Edward P. Dozier's ethnography of a northern Arizona Pueblo village, comparing their customs and attitudes with those of Hopi, modern American Middle Eastern people. 8 pages, 8 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $56
 

07305. Apache Odyssey: A Journey Between Two Worlds.

Thorough summary and review of this book by M. E. Opler on Chris, a Mescalero Apache born in about 1880. Focuses on the economic, cultural, and religious aspects of Mescalero Apache life, with comparisons to the modern U.S.A. 8 pages, 21 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $56
 

07304. Famous Indians: A Collection of Short Biographies.

Summary of this short book written by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, which presents the best points of 21 American Indian leaders; Pocahontas, Massasoit, Osceola, Cochise, Red Cloud, Crazy Horse, John Ross, Tecumseh, Sequoya, and others. 5 pages, 13 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07303. Anthropology of Women: Book Review of to Hunt in the Morning.

Summary of the life of the South American tribe Sharanahua, focusing on ritualized cooperation between men and women for economic purposes. Reportedly, the women compete to offer the most sexual favors to men who compete to bring home the largest hunting kills. 5 pages, 0 footnotes, 1 bibliographic source.
  $35
 

07302. The Two Worlds of the Washo by Downs.

Sympathetic summary of this book describing the life of the Washo tribe, inhabiting Lake Tahoe and the Nevada desert ranges. Two worlds refers to both two environments and the contrast between their primitive splendor and their present state. Includes comparisons between Washo life and the modern U.S.A. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $42
 

07301. Mcgillivray of the Creeks by Cauchby.

Thorough review and summary of this book on the 18th century leader of the Creek nation, who was educated to the best standards of both Creek and white culture and became a skillful diplomat attempting to balance his people's interests between the conflicting claims of Spanish Florida, the federal government and the state of Georgia. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $42
 

07300. The Huron: Farmers of the North.

Basic overview of the economic, social and political culture of this American Indian tribe, with comparisons to modern U.S.A. 6 pages, 0 footnotes, 0 bibliographic sources.
  $42
 

07239. Robert H. Lauer's "Perspectives on Social Change" - a Critical Reaction.

Critical book review of this work summarizing the many theories of social change which sociologists and others have presented. Approves of Lauer's idea that change is normal in society, not unusual; generally approves of Lauer's ability to summarize, but emphasizes the need for even greater editorial direction than Lauer gives if these diverse and contradictory theories of social change are to be meaningful to the student. 5 pages, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $35
 

07186. "The Man Who Killed the Deer" by Frank Waters.

Sympathetic and sensitive, well-written review and summary of this novel dealing with the cultural conflicts met by an American Indian (Ute tribe, apparently set around the turn of the century). The hero's relationships with his wife, other Indians and whites, and aspects of tribal culture are covered. 6 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $42
 

07126. Teotihuacan: The City and the Temple.

Detailed study of the Mexican city of 100 B.C. to 900 A.D.; the city as a metropolis; design and construction of its temples; paintings and what they reveal of urban life; pottery and figurines; religious traditions; artistic techniques and styles. All reflect an advanced, urbanized culture. 9 pages, 16 footnotes, 4 bibliographic sources.
  $63
 

07118. Man Versus Brute: Will Ape Become Man?

Full concise overview of animal (chimp and ape) language experiments and theories, including the sich-language chimps and criticisms. Concludes that animals often mimic man, which is experimenter effect (spoiling the data), and chimps and apes have neither understanding, motivation or jaw structures for human language. 10 pages, 9 footnotes, 9 bibliographic sources.
  $70
 

07111. J. Eric Thompson's the Rise and Fall of Maya Civilization.

Detailed book review: Thompson does his best to give us a full picture of this peaceful, religious, artistic urban civilization, which probably declined due to the militarism induced by aggressive Mexican invasions. 10p. 1b. Notes in text.
  $70
 

07002. The Evolution of Human Beings.

Good summary of physical anthropology, from Dryopithecus apes 20 million years ago through Cro-Magnon man and the beginnings of agriculture. Includes development of tools and art. 11 pages, 22 footnotes, 3 bibliographic sources.
  $77
 

07000. The Vacant Lot.

Report of a beginning archeologist who excavates (the surface only) of a local vacant lot, and makes surmises about the inhabitants. Includes classification of items, analysis of the culture as a late form of European Metal Age, diagram and list of items discovered. 12 pages, 3 footnotes, 2 bibliographic sources.
  $84
 

06753. "Life in a Turkish Village" by Joe E. Pierce.

A critique of Pierce's ethnography of Demiricil, Turkey, based on the life and customs of a young Turkish boy, Mahmud. Compares Turkish, Arabic and American cultures. 9 pages, 1 footnote, 1 bibliographic source. Notes in text.
  $63
 

06752. "The Mexican American of South Texas" by William Madsen.

An ethnography of the South Texas Chicano culture of Hidalgo County, looking at their values and comparing them with those of Anglo Americans and of Islamic society. 10 pages, 10 footnotes. 1 bibliographic source.
  $70
 
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