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Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation: The Robbers Cave Experiment

Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation: The Robbers Cave Experiment

Muzafer Sherif, O. J. Harvey, B. Jack White, Willi | Anthropology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 133

In 1954, Muzafer Sherif and Carolyn Sherif studied the origin of prejudice in social groups in a classic study called the Robbers Cave Experiment. They conducted their research in a 200 acres (0.8 km2) summer camp which was completely surrounded by Robbers Cave State Park in Oklahoma. During the...

Coming of Age in Samoa

Coming of Age in Samoa

Margaret Mead | Anthropology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Coming of Age in Samoa is a book by American anthropologist Margaret Mead based upon her research and study of youth on the island of Ta'u in the Samoa Islands which primarily focused on adolescent girls. Mead was 23 years old when she carried out her field work in Samoa. First published in 1928...


The origins of the species

The origins of the species

Charles Darwin. | Anthropology
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Published: Mar 2012
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Pages: 485

Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species, published on 24 November 1859, is a work of scientific literature which is considered to be the foundation of evolutionary biology. Its full title was On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the...

Celebrated women travelers in 19th Century

Celebrated women travelers in 19th Century

W. H. Davenport Adams | Anthropology
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Published: Feb 2012
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Pages: 147

The mid to late 19th century and early 20th witnessed an extraordinary number of European and American female travelers who wrote of their adventures. Industrialization had increased women’s mobility and women more easily could travel by train and streamer. As important, by end 19th century...

Legends, Traditions, and Laws of the Iroquois, or Six Nations, and History of the Tuscarora Indians

Legends, Traditions, and Laws of the Iroquois, or Six Nations, and History of the Tuscarora Indians

Elias Johnson | Anthropology
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Published: Feb 2012
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Pages: 135

1881 comprehensive study that questions white prejudices. "In all the early histories of the American Colonies, in the stories of Indian life and the delineations of Indian character, these children of nature are represented as savages and barbarians, and in the mind of a large portion of the...


A Woman's Journey  Round the World

A Woman's Journey Round the World

Ida Pfeiffer | Anthropology
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Published: Feb 2012
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Pages: 305

Ida Laura Pfeiffer (October 14, 1797 in Vienna - October 27, 1858 Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translated into seven languages. She was a member of geographical societies of both Berlin and Paris, but...

The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697)

The Witchcraft Delusion In Colonial Connecticut (1647-1697)

John M. Taylor | Anthropology
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Published: Feb 2012
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Pages: 100

The true story of witchcraft in Connecticut has never been told. It has been hidden in the ancient records and in manuscripts in private collection, and those most conversant with the facts have not made them known for one reason or another. It is written here, from authoritative sources...

Latino Sex Trade Lives of Truck Drivers

Latino Sex Trade Lives of Truck Drivers

Jacobo Schifter | Anthropology
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Published: Feb 2012
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Pages: 143

What do truckers do about their sexual needs on the road?This startling and unique study examines the on-the-road sex lives of Central American truck drivers. It takes a quantitative and qualitative look at the extent of homosexuality, prostitution, drug use, and vulnerability to HIV infection...

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