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Archaeologists unearth oldest musical instruments ever found – The Boston Globe

We all knew that Stone Age humans were hunters and gatherers. But sculptors and flutists? Archeologists announced today that they had unearthed the oldest musical instruments ever found — flutes that inhabitants of southwestern Germany laboriously carved from bone and … Continue reading

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Anthropology sans science?

Recently the Chronicle of Higher Education posted an article on the removal of the word ‘science’ from an American Anthropology Association planning document (Glenn 2010). For example, where a previous draft described anthropology as exploring “the science of mankind,” the … Continue reading

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