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- Gender And Prestige - 1,502 words
Gender And Prestige Jason Howard The purpose of this essay is to show embeddedness of prestige system into subsystems of the cultures. We will discuss four cultures which represent four different types of social organizations; !Kung San represents band organization, Mundurucu represents village type, Polynesia - Chiefdom, and Andalusia represents state type of social organization. In all of these cultures prestige system, which is the gender system, is imbedded into other subsystems. Three of these cultures: Mundurucu, Polynesia, and Andalusia, have hierarchical type of ideology, meaning in this culture males have more power then females. !Kung San culture, on the other hand, has egalitarian ...
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- Landscape Architecture As A Career - 1,726 words
Landscape Architecture as a Career A landscape architect is an individual who arranges and modifies the effects of natural scenery over a tract of land so as to produce the best aesthetic effect for the land^s use. Landscape architecture is the design profession which applies artistic, cultural, and scientific knowledge to the design, planning, and development of the land. Landscape architects accept certain responsibilities related to the health and welfare of the public and are concerned with resource conservation of the land. The practice of landscape architecture requires an appreciation and understanding of natural and social processes, a creative imagination, and a commitment to preser ...
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- Marijuana Detailed Research - 1,525 words
Marijuana Detailed Research MARIJUANA HORTICULTURE: Growing and Cultivating the Weed * alt.hemp: from the newsgroup of the same name * Bongs and Pipes: bongs, pipes, etc * Gravity Bongs: gravity bongs * Growlights: for marijuana * Marijuana Consumption: more stuff on bongs, pipes, eating, etc * Marijuana Eating: p.o. consumption of marijuana (butter, brownies, etc...) * Marijuana Law: state laws Marijuana is a deciduous plant which grows from seeds. The fibrous sectionof the plant was once used to make rope.The flowering tops, leaves, seeds, and resin of the plant isused by just about everyone to get HIGH. Normally, the vegetable parts of the plant are smoked to produce thishigh, but thay ca ...
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- Marxism Is Dead - 1,046 words
Marxism is Dead After class I go home to check my e-mail. A concept such as e-mail would have seemed absurd to Karl Marx and Max Weber. It is accepted as just another part of life in our high-technology society, however. Max Weber and Karl Marx had a difference of opinion over what was the driving force behind changes in society. Marx vs. Weber, Social Conflict vs. Rational Thought. In a 12 round decision its Webers rationalization of society over socialism. The essential difference in these two theories is what drives a society towards its advancements. Marx believed that the inequality between the haves and have-nots would lead to a revolt from the proletariat. (The proletariat are easily ...
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- Poverty Point Culture - 1,329 words
Poverty Point Culture Poverty Point sites in Louisiana and western Mississippi exhibit the first major residential settlements and monumental earthworks in the United States. Although the Poverty Point culture is not well understood in terms of social organization, it was involved in the transportation of nonlocal raw materials (for example, shell, stone, and copper) from throughout the eastern United States into the lower Mississippi River Valley to selected sites where the materials were worked into finished products and then traded. While specific information on Poverty Point subsistence, trade mechanisms, and other cultural aspects is still speculative, the sites nevertheless exhibit spe ...
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- Preserving Flowers - 1,127 words
Preserving Flowers As evidenced by the discovery of preserved flowers in ancient Egyptian tombs, people have for centuries engaged in the art of preserving flowers. Today, a large variety of annuals, biennials and perennials are successfully preserved. Because properly dried flowers can persist for years after harvesting, they are often referred to as everlastings or immortelles. To ascertain the optimum growing conditions and harvesting time for a particular species, one should not rely solely on books or articles. Experienced growers will frequently be the best sources of information. In general, flowering plants require ample sunlight, good drainage and a growing season with a minimum of ...
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- Preserving Flowers - 978 words
... .: SB447.W45 1975 Wiita, Betty Smith. DRIED FLOWERS FOR ALL SEASONS. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982. (ISBN 0-4422-4559-9). DRIED COMMERCIAL FLOWER PRODUCTION BOOKS ----- Anderson, Gary A. FLORAL DESIGN AND MARKETING. Columbus, OH: Ohio State University, Ohio Agricultural Education Curriculum Materials Service, 1988. Ball, Vic, editor. BALL RED BOOK: GREENHOUSE GROWING. 14th ed. Reston, VA: Reston Publishing Co., l985. (ISBN 0-8359-0382-6). NAL Call No.: SB405.B25 1985 Boodley, James W. THE COMMERCIAL GREENHOUSE HANDBOOK. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., l981. (ISBN 0-442-23146-6). NAL Call No.: SB415.B66 CORNELL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL FLORICULTURE CROPS. Part 1: Cultur ...
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- Removal Act Of 1830 - 1,876 words
Removal Act Of 1830 Wallace Two distinct cultures existed on this Earth with the migration of man many thousands of years ago from Eurasia to the American continent. The people from the migration to the Americas had absolutely no contact with the people in Europe and Asia after they migrated. In fact, the two civilizations evolved in totally different manners, and at different speeds. The people in the Americas, or Native Americans existed mainly as hunter-gatherers using tools of bone, wood, and useful animal parts. Native Americans formed their beliefs into many different religions, and resided happily perhaps in buckskin wigwams or wooden longhouses. At the height of their civilization th ...
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- The Italian Rennaisance - 597 words
The Italian Rennaisance The Rennaisance The fluorishing of arts and sciences literally rebirth, the period in European civilization immediately following the Middle Ages, conventionally held to have been characterized by a surge of interest in classical learning and values. The Renaissance also witnessed the discovery and exploration of new continents, the substitution of the Copernican for the Ptolemaic system of astronomy, the decline of the feudal system and the growth of commerce, and the invention or application of such potentially powerful innovations as paper, printing, the mariner's compass, and gunpowder. To the scholars and thinkers of the day, however, it was primarily a time of t ...
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- Western Medicines Impact On The Traditional Beliefs Of The Kaliai - 993 words
Western Medicine's Impact On The Traditional Beliefs Of The Kaliai The people of the Kandoka village, located in Papua New Guinea, have quite a unique way of life that differs from that of Western civilization in several ways. They are essentially a simple society based on subsistence horticulture and occasional hunting. With a population of approximately four hundred people, the Kandoka village is the largest of the five coastal villages of Lusi-Kaliai speakers. Travel between these different communities is achieved by foot or sea and usually requires a substantial amount of time. This can be quite problematic in cases of medical emergency. Although a registered nurse is located at an Aid P ...
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