Historical, religious & political aspects, focusing on role of social stratification between Arabs & Jews based on ethnicity, religion, region, rights, segregation, racism.
ARAB TRIBAL REVOLT OF WORLD WAR I.
Examines causes of Arab nationalism. Early Arab reolvts against the Ottomans; the Wahhabi revolt & others. Roots of Arab nationalism; Asabiyya. Ottomanism & self-determination. Muslim nationalism. "Young Turk" movement. Arab reaction to World War I. Allied policy. British alliance with Hussein. "Lawrence of Arabia." Pan-Arabism. Balfour Declaration. Treaties. Creation of the Middle East.
African Emigration to the U.S.: An Overview
The following presents the topic of African Emigration to the U.S. Related issues discussed include: what the problem is, why this population is emigrating, what is being said about the problem, theories about emigration, current state of affairs, and what needs to be done. The problem of emigration causing a "brain drain" in Africa.
Trinidad Immigration to Canada
This paper provides an overview of Trinidadian immigration to Canada, including conditions promoting emigration, types of labor performed by immigrants, distinctive features of the group’s culture, areas settled by the immigrants, hurdles faced by them, and what kinds of discrimination immigrants face after relocating.
Cannibalism in the Late Pleistocene
The evidence for cannibalism among homo erectus and other Late Pleistocene hominids is examined from a variety of sources. Chinese and Spanish sites are reviewed in detail to weigh the evidence for cannibalism, and the writer concludes that they do in fact prove that it happened.
African Cinema in the New Century
This paper examines modern African film. Issues of African filmmaking, such as the dominance of Hollywood, funding by Europe, problems with distribution, and the disappearance of African movie houses are addressed. The Ousmane Sembene film, Faat-Kine, is discussed, and suggestions for improving Africa's filmmaking situation are offered.
Origins & development, beliefs, interconnections, human experience, geographical & cultural aspects of Judaism, Christianity & Islam. Maps.