Name Tutor Course Date Questions of the relationship between subjective and objective research in archeology has been related to multiple aspects that include culture and social factors, which include researchers’ interests. Because of this, it is relevant to look at different aspects of bio archeology and its relationship with culture and how they affect one another on different perspectives…
Download full paperFile format: .doc, available for editing
Extract of sample "Post-processual archaeology (burial)"
Download file to see previous pages
To find objective information or to conduct research from an objective perspective when it comes to skeleton, it would only be achieved if there were absolutely no information of the skeletons or cadavers excavated. In addition, objectivity is not achieved following the presence or absence of a number of aspects that directly relate to demographics as archeologists first seek information prior to taking action in excavation. This way, they acquire historical facts and demographic information as can be seen in the case of the Nile Valley, where excavation is based on historical information (Larsen 120). This way, the race and typing of demographics, as well as classification of skeletons found denies archeology a chance to be objective. This is due to the bias of already having particulate information on skeletons making sure that the morphological differences are identified and used prior to making new findings, which is hardly ever the case. This is especially in making new findings considering that there is already existent information regarding these skeletons based on their morphology and composition, which include factors of race and other classifications. Objectivity is further influenced by the methods used in examination of skeletons, where the margin of error means a lot in collection of information, which is similar to the earlier mentioned case. As such, there are definite methods used in collection of data such as examination of bones, where based on initial findings, personal bias in a scientist can lead to the entire turning subjective. Evidence of this can be seen in the collection of data regarding osteoarthritis, which has been found in almost every place in the world, where the prevalence is deemed to be influenced by local circumstances. Historical data referring to the prevalence of osteoarthritis points to men being more affected than women, which is a potentially subjective perspective due to lack of information from all areas, despite the mention of it being “nearly universal” (Wright and Yoder 46). Another factor to put into consideration is the influence of culture and scientific research, as well as science on culture, where the two seem to create a challenge for bio archeology. This is then related to the concept of objectivity looking into how those relate to one another, especially considering that culture and history are central to research interests of bio archeologists. With this in mind, cultural perspectives serve as a central motivator towards the scientific methods and processes used in the formulation of hypotheses relating to archeological finds. As such, research being a scientific process, relies heavily on cultural; and social experiences in the formulation of hypotheses and researchers also look into their own knowledge prior to having archeological research done. This is enough ground to show that culture bears a bearing in scientific findings pertaining bio archeology, especially with the use of history and economic activities as has been seen with inclusion of agriculture in research to identify the circumstances surrounding archeological finds (Fleming 188). With this in min
...Download file to see next pagesRead More
These memories spread smiles all over the place. But sometimes our life hits an event that shakes the very core of our existence. Something that is so horrifying that you wish you could never recall but it sticks to your soul and keeps it dragging on the bed of thorns.
This met harsh opposition from the art community of France. This name of the art style came from the title of Claude Monet’s work named as the “impression, Sunrise”. Claude Monet provoked the critics of Louis Leroy who had published an article to coin in a satire in the Parisian newspaper.
The major factors of BRL Hardy’s post-merger success can be attributed to the fact that they acquired reputable organisations in the wine industry such as Whiclar and Gordon, a UK based wine importer-distributer and its rights for a range of French, Chilean and South African wines.
The country not only experiences high economic growth rates but also depicts an excellent living standard for its individuals. The economy of Canada has various special features, which makes it way different from many other economies in the world. This term paper would focus on the economy of Canada after the recession during World War II (WWII).
On the other hand, Dowd’s focus is on current women’s return to 1950s submissive norms in attempting to attract potential mates. In spite of the feminist movement we live in a society where roles are still largely differentiated by gender. This social structure dates back to the earliest hunter/gatherer societies where men because of physical superiority, left their homes in search of prey for food and clothing, leaving their female partners behind to bear and raise children and perform domestic chores.
Different from the ancient congregation, the modern congregation has been exposed to significant change and technological advances. Apart from the physical change, the modern audience has also undergone spiritual change in terms of who and what to believe in.
The risk factors for PTSD entail: living through terrifying events and traumas, possessing a history of mental illness, seeing others get hurt or killed, feeling horror, extreme fear, or helplessness, and dealing with considerable
His tomb also revealed his marriage to his half sister.3 New studies have found through DNA testing that King Tutankhamun had a genetic bone disease, malaria, a curvature of the spine, and other disorders, most likely from the
The author states that the proposal for deregulating the US airlines industry came to the forefront following widespread demands made by the domestic airlines companies, when they comprehended a clear picture of being treated unfairly. Housing the largest number of airlines consumers, the nation was clearly identified as one with immense potentials.