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Mayan Calendar's History and Uses

In eight pages this paper examines the history of the Mayan calendar in a discussion of the determinations of the sun and the moon...

Mayan Cylindrical Vessel

depiction of this wealthy lifestyle, which undoubtedly indicates that this vessel is a "mortuary offering" ("Cylindrical Vessel")....

Suffering and Conflict in Cultures

not necessarily better than the other. Death was perceived as a place, a further step in life that would offer more security and s...

Amerindian History, Culture and Accomplishments

developed; they were located along the "shores, rivers and creeks of southeastern Alaska to northern California," and they were a ...

Kupuna and the Hawaiian Culture

play a role in it" (273). As with many schools, and educational institutions around the nation, the Hawaiian schools need a deep...

American Impacts of the Inca and Maya Cultures

the reverence toward their higher being, as well as their basic concept of lifes political journey, spoke to the "humble attentive...

Mayan Empire's Ritual and Religious Practices

they conquered. MAYAN CIVILIZATION: THE SPANISH INVASION The typical Maya family consisted on average of five to seven members. ...

Latin America's Native Civilizations

In four pages preColumbian Latin American history is examines in a consideration of Mayan and Aztec, tribes including Toltec and O...

Cultures, Groups, 'Insiders' and 'Outsiders'

In a paper consisting of 9 pages this paper examines cultures, groups, what it means in terms of 'insider' and 'outsider' cultures...

Classicism and Greek Culture

a decidedly different climate in relation to justice. The end of the Classical period brought with it Alexanders death, as well a...

The Culture of the Philippines

The vessels were rowed, and some of the larger ships held up to 100 rowers per side, in addition to armed troops (Philippine civil...

History of Chinese Art

is suspected that zhuan script came into existence due to the oracles significantly irregular patterns and overabundance of charac...

History of Blackface Minstrelsy

Black minstrelsy and its role throughouth the history of Black American culture is discussed within the context of Eileen Southern...

Wal-Mart Company Culture

controversial because of their human resource practices. Many employees are very loyal to the company and yet, they have had more ...

Organizational Culture

not be part of the culture could be the buildings. However, the facilities play a strong role in how things get done. 2. How org...

Mexican Broadcast History

ever built one man, Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena, invented a kind of camera that was monochromatic which means it was a camera that...

Wal-Mart's Company Culture

controversial because of their human resource practices. Many employees are very loyal to the company and yet, they have had more ...

Finding Peace in a Culture of War

individual is exposed to any type of experience there is the potential for that individual to be desensitized to any experiences t...

Cultural Perspectives on the Northern Ireland Troubles

Ulster to belong to the United Kingdom can be broadly aligned with their religious associations (Tonge, 2001). In Northern Irela...

Greek Virtue

the foot of power!/Nothing care I for Zeus" (Aeschylus). In other words, Prometheus will not succumb to tyranny and a power that r...

Low Context Culture And High Context Culture In Business

culture has a direct impact on communication, both verbal and non-verbal (College of Business Administration, 2005). Researchers h...

Mayan Art and Architecture

This research paper discusses art and architecture in the ancient Mayan civilization. Three pages in length, two sources are cited...

The Ancient City of Palenque

In a five page paper the ancient Mayan city of Palenque is examined in terms of its religious and historical influences and how th...

Mathematics' Systems of Mayan and Roman Civilizations

which is being stated can be immediately observed and seen to be valid. He also makes the point that for primitive peoples, to be ...

Sean Scully/Wall of Light

the formed of "learned communication" (Kuspit). As it is, Scully tries to recreate his lived experience for the viewer by offering...

Egyptians, Mayans, Incas, and Extraterrestrials

from other planets where intricately linked with humans, involving themselves in the lives and development of human beings in Sout...

Ethnobotany in Belize

patients with locally grown trees, roots, plants, and shrubs for more than 2,000 years with more than 950 species from which to dr...

Myths on Creation

In ten pages the various stories on creation such as Western, Aztec and Mayan, Greco Roman, China, Mesopotamia, and Egypt civiliza...

Considering the Maya

plights of war ... as the common people devoted themselves to the cult of their rain gods and peacefully tilled their fields {milp...

Political Structures of Inca and Maya

the end" (Mosio 27). Indeed, the connection between political structure and the rest of lifes interaction is inseparable, for the...