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Dionigi Albera

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2019-04-24

MediterraneanIntroductionThe Mediterranean does not occupy a central position in the symbolic geography of anthropology. This field of regional specia...


Carol A. Kidron

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2016-11-28

MemoryIntroductionIn order to explore anthropological perspectives on memory, it is necessary to begin with a review of canonical sociological studies...

Mendel, Gregor

Anne Buchanan, Kenneth Weiss

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Gregor Mendel Introduction Gregor Mendel (b. 1822–d. 1884) was an Augustinian friar from what is now the Czech Republic. He became known posth...

Mental Health and Illness

Jocelyn Lim Chua

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2021-06-23

Mental Health and IllnessIntroductionAnthropological contributions to the study of mental health and illness span diverse literatures and track a wide...

Mesoamerican Archaeology

Brent Woodfill

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-10-25

Mesoamerican ArchaeologyIntroductionMesoamerica, a region located in modern-day Mexico and northern Central America, is one of the cradles of early ci...

Mexican Migration to the United States

Luis F.B. Plascencia

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2014-07-30

Mexican Migration to the United States Introduction Since the early 1970s, academic analyses of Mexican migration to the United States have be...


Tilman Lanz

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Migration ...

Militarism, Anthropology and

David Price

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-07-24

Anthropology and Militarism ...


James S. Bielo

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2013-06-25

Missionization Introduction Missionization is a term that references a historical process of religious evangelism. The term most often refers ...


Roger Norum

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-10-28

MobilityIntroductionBroadly speaking, mobility refers to the socio-cultural processes surrounding movement. As a focus of anthropological research, mo...


Brian Silverstein

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-03-30

ModernityIntroductionWhile the discipline of anthropology coalesced in the late 19th century around the study of purportedly “non-Western” (which usua...

Morgan, Lewis Henry

Robert Launay

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Lewis Henry MorganIntroductionLewis Henry Morgan (b. 1818–d. 1881) is considered one of the founding fathers of modern anthropology. As a young lawyer...

Multispecies Ethnography

Piers Locke, Ursula Muenster

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2015-11-30

Multispecies Ethnography Introduction Multispecies ethnography is a rubric for a more-than-human approach to ethnographic research and writing...

Museum Anthropology

Alaka Wali, Rosa Cabrera, Jennifer Anderson

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Museum Anthropology Introduction The field of museum anthropology predates the institutionalization of anthropology as an academic disciplin...

Museum Education

George E. Hein, Kimberly H. McCray

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-06-24

Museum EducationIntroductionEducation has been associated with museums from their earliest days, back to the famous Hellenic Mouseion of Alexandria, a...

Museum Studies

John E. Simmons, Kiersten F. Latham

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

Museum StudiesIntroductionThis article is on museum studies, not on museums. Museum studies is defined as the interdisciplinary engagement in critical...


Sean O'Neill

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2018-09-25

MythIntroductionMyth has been on the shortlist of key concepts in anthropology from the very start, emerging out of work with “oral literature” in pre...

NAGPRA and Repatriation of Native American Human Remains and Cultural Objects

Russell Thornton, Jamie Geronimo Vela

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2020-02-26

NAGPRA and Repatriation of Native American Human Remains and Cultural ObjectsIntroductionHundreds of thousands—some say 1 million—Native American skel...

Narrative in Sociocultural Studies of Language

Hilary Parsons Dick, Claudia P. Segura, Nancy Dennehy

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2017-11-29

Narrative in Sociocultural Studies of LanguageIntroductionNarrative is a way of using language and other signs (images, gestures, etc.) to produce a c...


Michael Herzfeld

Subject: Anthropology »

Date Added: 2012-01-11

Nationalism Introduction The erstwhile concentration of anthropologists on small, bounded communities often appeared to occlude such encompassi...

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