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Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Monument (Ahu) Locations Explained By Freshwater Sources, Robert J. Dinapoli, Carl P. Lipo, Tanya Brosnan, Terry L. Hunt, Sean W. Hixon, Alex E. Morrison, Matthew Becker 2019 University of Oregon

Rapa Nui (Easter Island) Monument (Ahu) Locations Explained By Freshwater Sources, Robert J. Dinapoli, Carl P. Lipo, Tanya Brosnan, Terry L. Hunt, Sean W. Hixon, Alex E. Morrison, Matthew Becker

Anthropology Faculty Scholarship

Explaining the processes underlying the emergence of monument construction is a major theme in contemporary anthropological archaeology, and recent studies have employed spatially-explicit modeling to explain these patterns. Rapa Nui (Easter Island, Chile) is famous for its elaborate ritual architecture, particularly numerous monumental platforms (ahu) and statuary (moai). To date, however, we lack explicit modeling to explain spatial and temporal aspects of monument construction. Here, we use spatially-explicit point-process modeling to explore the potential relations between ahu construction locations and subsis- tence resources, namely, rock mulch agricultural gardens, marine resources, and freshwa- ter sources—the three most critical resources on ...


Soka Gakkai’S Human Revolution: The Rise Of A Mimetic Nation In Modern Japan, Levi McLaughlin 2018 University of Hawai'i Manoa

Soka Gakkai’S Human Revolution: The Rise Of A Mimetic Nation In Modern Japan, Levi Mclaughlin

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Soka Gakkai is Japan’s largest and most influential new religious organization: It claims more than 8 million Japanese households and close to 2 million members in 192 countries and territories. The religion is best known for its affiliated political party, Komeito (the Clean Government Party), which comprises part of the ruling coalition in Japan’s National Diet, and it exerts considerable influence in education, media, finance, and other key areas.

Levi McLaughlin’s comprehensive account of Soka Gakkai draws on nearly two decades of archival research and non-member fieldwork to account for its institutional development beyond Buddhism and suggest ...


What Is The Use Of The Colonial Model (Or, Better Yet, The Concept Of Coloniality) For Studying Appalachia?, Jacob L. Stump 2018 DePaul University

What Is The Use Of The Colonial Model (Or, Better Yet, The Concept Of Coloniality) For Studying Appalachia?, Jacob L. Stump

Jacob Stump

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The Eventualization Of Political Thinking: From The Arab Revolutions To The Trump Era, Oscar Barroso 2018 University of Granada, Spain

The Eventualization Of Political Thinking: From The Arab Revolutions To The Trump Era, Oscar Barroso

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

In his article, "The Eventualization of Political Thinking: From the Arab Revolutions to the Trump Era", Óscar Barroso maps out some of the most important contemporary philosophies of the Event: those of Rancière, Badiou, Hardt and Negri and Žižek. These philosophies of the event are defined as post-humanist political proposals that entrust emancipation not to the realization of anthropological ideas but to the emergence of difference. Examining the pessimistic interpretation that these authors make of what has happened since the events of 2011, the author questions whether too much trust has been placed in the supposed virtue of difference and ...


Entwined Threads Of Red And Black: The Hidden History Of Indigenous Enslavement In Louisiana, 1699-1824, Leila K. Blackbird 2018 University of New Orleans

Entwined Threads Of Red And Black: The Hidden History Of Indigenous Enslavement In Louisiana, 1699-1824, Leila K. Blackbird

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

Contrary to nationalist teleologies, the enslavement of Native Americans was not a small and isolated practice in the territories that now comprise the United States. This thesis is a case study of its history in Louisiana from European contact through the Early American Period, utilizing French Superior Council and Spanish judicial records, Louisiana Supreme Court case files, statistical analysis of slave records, and the synthesis and reinterpretation of existing scholarship. This paper primarily argues that it was through anti-Blackness and anti-Indigeneity and with the utilization of socially constructed racial designations that “Indianness” was controlled and exploited, and that Native Americans ...


Pi Gamma Mu News, 2018 University of North Georgia

Pi Gamma Mu News

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Rights Remembered: A Salish Grandmother Speaks On American Indian History And The Future By Pauline R. Hillaire With Gregory P. Fields, Charles R. Rowland Jr. 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Rights Remembered: A Salish Grandmother Speaks On American Indian History And The Future By Pauline R. Hillaire With Gregory P. Fields, Charles R. Rowland Jr.

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Tar Wars: Oil, Environment And Alberta’S Image By Geo Takach, José de Arimatéia da Cruz 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Tar Wars: Oil, Environment And Alberta’S Image By Geo Takach, José De Arimatéia Da Cruz

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: If Truth Be Told: The Politics Of Public Ethnography By Didier Fassin, Beth M. Rauhaus 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: If Truth Be Told: The Politics Of Public Ethnography By Didier Fassin, Beth M. Rauhaus

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Politics Of Desecularization: Law And The Minority Question In Pakistan By Sadia Saeed, Jayanta K. Sarmah, Manisha Kalita, Michael L. Hirsch 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Politics Of Desecularization: Law And The Minority Question In Pakistan By Sadia Saeed, Jayanta K. Sarmah, Manisha Kalita, Michael L. Hirsch

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Europe Since 1989: A History By Philipp Ther, Samuel B. Hoff 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Europe Since 1989: A History By Philipp Ther, Samuel B. Hoff

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Mary Douglas: Understanding Social Thought And Conflict By Perri 6 And Paul Richards, Misty Luminais 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Mary Douglas: Understanding Social Thought And Conflict By Perri 6 And Paul Richards, Misty Luminais

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: What Is Global History? By Sebastian Conrad, Eric Martone 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: What Is Global History? By Sebastian Conrad, Eric Martone

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Grateful Nation: Student Veterans And The Rise Of The Military Friendly Campus By Ellen Moore, David A. Mattingly 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Grateful Nation: Student Veterans And The Rise Of The Military Friendly Campus By Ellen Moore, David A. Mattingly

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: American Prophets: Seven Religious Radicals And Their Struggle For Social And Political Justice By Albert J. Raboteau, Patricia M. Muhammad 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: American Prophets: Seven Religious Radicals And Their Struggle For Social And Political Justice By Albert J. Raboteau, Patricia M. Muhammad

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Cityscapes Of New Orleans By Richard Campanella, Michael S. Powers 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Cityscapes Of New Orleans By Richard Campanella, Michael S. Powers

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Scaling Identities: Nationalism And Territoriality By Guntram H. Herb And David H. Kaplan, Kofi Johnson 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Scaling Identities: Nationalism And Territoriality By Guntram H. Herb And David H. Kaplan, Kofi Johnson

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: The Expanding Blaze: How The American Revolution Ignited The World, 1775-1848 By Jonathan Israel, Jasper M. Trautsch 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: The Expanding Blaze: How The American Revolution Ignited The World, 1775-1848 By Jonathan Israel, Jasper M. Trautsch

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Doing Conceptual History In Africa By Alex Fleisch And Rhiannon Stephens, Okori Uneke 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Doing Conceptual History In Africa By Alex Fleisch And Rhiannon Stephens, Okori Uneke

International Social Science Review

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Book Review: Where Bad Jobs Are Better: Retail Jobs Across Countries And Companies By Françoise Carré And Chris Tilly, Richard A. Almeida 2018 University of North Georgia

Book Review: Where Bad Jobs Are Better: Retail Jobs Across Countries And Companies By Françoise Carré And Chris Tilly, Richard A. Almeida

International Social Science Review

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