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“A Worth-While Living from the Soil”: The Farmlet in Southern California from the Late Nineteenth Century to World War II

Eileen V Wallis.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 11070 words.

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The American West has a long tradition of informal or backyard agricultural production. Such enterprises were urban and suburban instead of rural,...

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<i>America’s Best Female Sharpshooter: The Rise and Fall of Lillian Frances Smith</i>. The William F. Cody Series on the History and Culture of the American West. By Julia Bricklin. Foreword by Jeremy Johnston

Wendy L. Rouse.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 407 words.

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Archaic and transitional hominins

in Human Evolution

November 2005; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Archaeology; Biological Sciences; Human Evolution. 3512 words.

‘Archaic and transitional hominins’ deals with creatures that almost certainly belong to the hominin clade, but which are still far from resembling modern humans. These hominins share more...

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A bit of history

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 4630 words.

‘A bit of history’ charts the history of the study of ethnomusicology. The literate cultures of China and Greece generated philosophical treatises on music because they believed that music...

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Book Notices

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 465 words.

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<i>Children of Reunion: Vietnamese Adoptions and the Politics of Family Migrations</i>. By Allison Varzally

Nga Vuong-Sandoval.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 522 words.

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Conducting research

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 4966 words.

‘Conducting research’ looks at where ethnomusicologists carry out their fieldwork. Ethnomusicologists differ from other music scholars in that they will select a community for an extended...

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<i>Coronado National Memorial: A History of Montezuma Canyon and the Southern Huachucas</i>. America’s National Park Series. By Joseph P. Sánchez

Frank Norris.

in The Western Historical Quarterly

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Canadian History; US History (Immigration and Ethnicity); Western US History; Social and Cultural Anthropology; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science). 472 words.

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Defining ethnomusicology

in Ethnomusicology

December 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Ethnomusicology; Anthropology. 2779 words.

‘Defining ethnomusicology’ considers what ethnomusicology is by breaking the term down to its linguistic origins and also asks: what is music? Musical ability, to an ethnomusicologist,...

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5. Definitions, types, domains

Barry Stephenson.

in Ritual

January 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Sociology and Anthropology of Religion; Customs and Traditions; Animal Behaviour and Behavioural Ecology; Social and Cultural Anthropology. 5010 words.

The word “ritual” is used in three different, though related, ways. First, ritual is conceived as a kind of action. Second, ritual is a cultural domain, arena, stage, or field, in and out...

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