Monthly Archives: August 2012

Writing like a historian

thesis statement, argument – consider your audience analysis of evidence organized writing, well structured use of appropriate sources accurate citations clear writing style, correct grammar and spelling Use the Writing Center! Chicago Manual of Style Quick Guide Advertisements

Short paper guidelines

Topic: What is world history? 2-3 pages double-spaced at least 2 references (cite using footnotes and works cited in Chicago style) 12 point Times New Roman font 1.25 inch margins left and right page numbers included typed email or hardcopy DUE Thursday, September 13 BEFORE CLASS I expect you to make a sustained argument which is presented […]

Film: Cave of Forgotten Dreams

Keywords: “Venus” female figures Venus of Hohle Fels – discovered in 2009 Venus of Willendorf – first Venus figure discovered in the 19th century, named “Venus” after the Roman goddess of love Cro Magnon – an older name for Homo sapiens specimens found near Les Eyzies de Tayac, France in the late 19th century Ardèche valley, France

Hunters in the news

Human Web, Introduction and Chapter 1

About the authors: J.R. McNeill William H. McNeill   Introduction keywords:     Chapter 1 keywords:  

Archaeological Methods

“Archaeology is the study of past cultures through the material (physical) remains people left behind. These can range from small artifacts, such as arrowheads, to large buildings, such as pyramids. Anything that people created or modified is part of the archaeological record.” The process of archaeology Hypothesis creation/cultural resource management – Site location Survey – surface […]

Human origins, migrations, and early tools

Becoming a Human website – designed by  the Institute of Human Origins (now based at Arizona State University), last updated in 2009. IHO runs the regular Hadar field school as well as field work at Pinnacle Point. Homo sapiens short essay; Human lineage through time; Early tools   The Story of Africa (produced by the BBC) Early […]