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La religione della sete l'uomo e l'acqua nel Sahara : atti del ciclo di incontri organizzato dal Centro studi archeologia africana di Milano (ottobre-novembre 1992) = La religion de la soif : l'homme et l'eau dans le Sahara a cura di Giulio Calegari

Title:
Religion de la soif
Author:
Calegari, Giulio  Search this
Centro studi archeologia africana  Search this
Physical description:
143 pages illustrations 27 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Sahara
Date:
1993
Topic:
Human ecology  Search this
Water  Search this
Écologie humaine  Search this
Eau  Search this
Wassermangel  Search this
Siedlung  Search this
Geschichte  Search this
Kongress  Search this
Zivilisation  Search this
Call number:
GF715 .R38 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_478030

Ecowomanism at the Panamá Canal black women, labor, and environmental ethics Sofía Betancourt

Author:
Betancourt, Sofía 1975-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xii, 149 pages) illustrations (black and white)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Panama
Panama Canal
Panamá
Canal de Panamá
Panama Canal (Panama)
Canal de Panamá (Panamá)
Date:
2022
20th century
20e siècle
Topic:
Women foreign workers--History  Search this
Foreign workers, West Indian--History  Search this
Women, Black--History  Search this
Ecofeminism--History  Search this
Environmental ethics--History  Search this
Obeah (Cult)--History  Search this
Travailleuses étrangères--Histoire  Search this
Travailleurs étrangers antillais--Histoire  Search this
Femmes noires--Histoire  Search this
Écoféminisme--Histoire  Search this
Éthique de l'environnement--Histoire  Search this
Obi (Culte)--Histoire  Search this
Ecofeminism  Search this
Environmental ethics  Search this
Foreign workers, West Indian  Search this
Obeah (Cult)  Search this
Women, Black  Search this
Women foreign workers  Search this
History  Search this
Histoire  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156570

Archaeology and environment in Latin America / edited by Omar R. Ortiz-Troncoso and Thomas van der Hammen

Author:
Ortiz-Troncoso, Omar R  Search this
Hammen, Thomas van der  Search this
Instituut voor Pre- en Protohistorische Archeologie Albert Egges van Giffen  Search this
International Congress of Americanists (46th : 1988 : Amsterdam, Netherlands)  Search this
Physical description:
ii, 305 p. : ill., maps ; 30 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Latin America
Central America
South America
Date:
1992
Topic:
Antiquities  Search this
Land settlement patterns, Prehistoric  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Call number:
F1434 .A669 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_465483

Geopoetics in practice edited by Eric Magrane, Linda Russo, Sarah de Leeuw, and Craig Santos Perez

Editor:
Magrane, Eric  Search this
Russo, Linda V  Search this
De Leeuw, Sarah  Search this
Santos Perez, Craig  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xiii, 379 pages) illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Topic:
Poetics  Search this
Geography in literature  Search this
Material culture in literature  Search this
Human ecology in literature  Search this
Nature in literature  Search this
Poétique  Search this
Géographie dans la littérature  Search this
Culture matérielle dans la littérature  Search this
Écologie humaine dans la littérature  Search this
Nature dans la littérature  Search this
SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography  Search this
Littérature et géographie  Search this
Écologie humaine  Search this
Nature--Dans la littérature  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156448

A brief natural history of civilization why a balance between cooperation & competition is vital to humanity Mark Bertness

Author:
Bertness, Mark D. 1949-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2020
Topic:
Nature and civilization  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Natural history  Search this
Civilization  Search this
Nature et civilisation  Search this
Écologie humaine  Search this
Sciences naturelles  Search this
Civilisation  Search this
human ecology  Search this
natural sciences  Search this
civilization  Search this
HISTORY--Civilization  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155924

Towards an international indigenous Arctic policy (Arctic Leaders' Summit) : with an English-Russian conference dictionary / Mads Fægteborg = Dvizhenie v storony mezhdunarodnoĭ politiki po korennym narodam Arktiki (Sammit Liderov Arktiki) : s anglo-russkim slovarëm dlia konferenchiĭ / Mads Fėgteborg

Title:
Dvizhenie v storony mezhdunarodnoĭ politiki po korinnym narodam Arktiki
Author:
Fægteborg, Mads  Search this
Arctic Leaders' Summit (1st : 1991 : Hørsholm, Denmark)  Search this
Physical description:
[2], 91 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Arctic regions
Date:
1993
[1993]
Topic:
Arctic peoples--Social conditions  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Call number:
GN673 .T737 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_456257

Nordic perspectives on arctic cultural and political ecology including a statement of principles and priorities in arctic research edited by Noel D. Broadbent

Title:
Statement of principles and priorities in arctic research
Author:
Broadbent, Noel  Search this
Umeå universitet Centrum för arktisk kulturforskning  Search this
Physical description:
iii, 184 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Arctic regions
Arctique
Arctic Regions
Date:
1989
Topic:
Human ecology  Search this
Political ecology  Search this
Peuples de l'Arctique  Search this
Écologie humaine  Search this
Écologie politique  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Call number:
GN673 .N83 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_461796

Circumpolar religion and ecology an anthropology of the North edited by Takashi Irimoto and Takako Yamada

Author:
Irimoto, Takashi 1947-  Search this
Yamada, Takako  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 458 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Type:
Congresses
Congrès
Aufsatzsammlung
Conference papers and proceedings
Place:
Arctic regions
Arctique
Arctic Regions
Nordpol
Eurasien
Nord
Nordamerika
Arktis
Date:
1994
Topic:
Shamanism  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Peuples de l'Arctique  Search this
Écologie humaine--Arctique  Search this
Écologie humaine  Search this
Chamanisme  Search this
shamanism  Search this
Arctic peoples  Search this
Religion  Search this
Ökologie  Search this
Anthropologie  Search this
Indigenes Volk  Search this
Naturreligion  Search this
Godsdiensten  Search this
Ecologie  Search this
Peuples de l'Arctique--Congrès  Search this
Écologie humaine--Congrès  Search this
Congrès  Search this
Arctic Regions--Religion--Congresses  Search this
Arctic peoples--Congresses  Search this
Human ecology--Arctic Regions--Congresses  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_474324

Contested Arctic : indigenous peoples, industrial states, and the circumpolar environment / edited by Eric Alden Smith, Joan McCarter ; preface by Kurt E. Engelmann

Author:
Smith, Eric Alden  Search this
McCarter, Joan  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 156 p. : maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Congresses
Place:
Arctic regions
Arctic Regions
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Human ecology  Search this
Environmental policy  Search this
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Environmental protection  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_566304

West Side rising how San Antonio's 1921 flood devastated a city and sparked a Latino environmental justice movement Char Miller, forward by Julián Castro

Author:
Miller, Char 1951-  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Castro, Julián  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (ix, 245 pages) illustrations, maps
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
Texas
San Antonio
Date:
2021
Topic:
Floods--History  Search this
Human ecology--History  Search this
Environmental justice--History  Search this
Environmental policy--History  Search this
Community activists--History  Search this
Inondations--Histoire  Search this
Justice environnementale--Histoire  Search this
Environnement--Politique gouvernementale--Histoire  Search this
Community activists  Search this
Environmental justice  Search this
Environmental policy  Search this
Floods  Search this
Human ecology  Search this
Data Source:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155959

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Universal Network Television, American, founded 1950  Search this
Alex Haley, American, 1921 - 1992  Search this
Percy Ellis Sutton, American, 1920 - 2009  Search this
Columbia Records, American, founded 1888  Search this
Brown & Williamson, American, born 1894  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., American, founded 1923  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
President Jimmy Carter, American, born 1924  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Urban League Guild, American, founded 1946  Search this
Tuskegee Airmen, 1941 - 1946  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Northside Center for Child Development, Inc., founded 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 5/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Aeronautics  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Sports  Search this
Tennis  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.11
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a191f832-64ab-4d62-81fe-a2bc53493bea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.11
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Changes in land use and land cover : a global perspective / William B. Meyer and B.L. Turner II, editors

Author:
OIES Global Change Institute (1991 : Snowmass Village, Colo.)  Search this
Meyer, William B  Search this
Turner, B. L (Billie Lee) 1925-  Search this
University Corporation of America Office for Interdisciplinary Earth Studies  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 537 p. : ill., maps, col. plates ; 26 cm
Type:
Congresses
Date:
1994
Topic:
Human ecology  Search this
Land use--Environmental aspects  Search this
Land use--Mathematical models  Search this
Land use--Research  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_468507

Extinction and the Human Four American Encounters

Author:
Sweet, Timothy  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (201 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Place:
America
Amérique
Date:
2021
Topic:
American literature--History and criticism  Search this
Human-animal relationships--History  Search this
Human-animal relationships in literature  Search this
Human ecology in literature  Search this
Animals in literature  Search this
Mammals--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Whales--Effect of human beings on  Search this
American bison--Effect of human beings on  Search this
Extinction (Biology)  Search this
Extinction, Biological  Search this
Relations homme-animal--Histoire  Search this
Relations homme-animal dans la littérature  Search this
Écologie humaine dans la littérature  Search this
Animaux dans la littérature  Search this
Mammifères--Effets de l'homme sur  Search this
Baleines--Effets de l'homme sur  Search this
Bison d'Amérique--Effets de l'homme sur  Search this
Extinction (Biologie)  Search this
LITERARY CRITICISM / American / General  Search this
American literature  Search this
Human-animal relationships  Search this
Call number:
PS169.A54 S94 2021 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156283

Human Ecology Seminar, George Washington University, November 19, 1970

Container:
Box 25 of 35
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7279, Helmut Karl Buechner Papers
See more items in:
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers
Helmut Karl Buechner Papers / Series 7: LECTURES, SEMINARS, AND SYMPOSIA. ARRANGED CHRONOLOGICALLY, 1949-1974. / Box 25
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7279-refidd1e8468

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Sigma Phi Rho Fraternity, American, founded 1978  Search this
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
Association of Black Women Attorneys, American, founded 1976  Search this
National Urban Affairs Council, American, founded 1971  Search this
Raymond A. Jordan Jr., American, born 1943  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
Northside Center for Child Development, Inc., founded 1946  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Carats, Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Dr. Leslie L. Alexander, Jamaican American, 1917 - 2002  Search this
Smithsonian Institution, American, founded 1846  Search this
National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Inc., American, founded 1923  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, American, 1894 - 1984  Search this
Count Basie, American, 1904 - 1984  Search this
National Coalition of 100 Black Women, American, founded 1981  Search this
National Bankers Association, American, founded 1927  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915  Search this
Signed by:
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 9/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Enterprise  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ee110782-b949-43b4-bbec-56a00d4f086e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.19
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Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project Report: Research Design 1977-1980

Creator:
O'Brien, Michael J.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (iii + 92)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
Missouri -- Antiquities
Clarence Cannon Reservoir (Salt River, Hannibal, Missouri) -- Archeology
Date:
1980
Restrictions:
Item in off site storage. Contact archives for information on availability.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Printed material
Citation:
Cite as for book.
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Archaeology reports and related material collection
Archaeology reports and related material collection / Reports and related material
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37b850fc2-4c8f-41c4-8233-948c08f40256
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1059

Cannon Reservoir Human Ecology Project Report: Historic Period Research Design

Creator:
O'Brien, Michael J.  Search this
Saunders, Jacqueline E.  Search this
Lewarch, Dennis E.  Search this
Mason, Roger D.  Search this
Extent:
1 Volume (iii + 35)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
Missouri -- Antiquities
Clarence Cannon Reservoir (Salt River, Hannibal, Missouri) -- Archeology
Date:
1980
Restrictions:
Item in off site storage. Contact archives for information on availability.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Printed material
Citation:
Cite as for book.
See more items in:
Archaeology reports and related material collection
Archaeology reports and related material collection / Reports and related material
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw37a934430-4a97-471d-8ff2-bf5a9e1f7cd5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref1060

Prehistoric Human Ecology Along the Upper Savannah River: Excavations at the Rucker's Bottom, Abbeville, and Bullard Site Groups

Creator:
Anderson, David G.  Search this
Schuldenrein, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes (Volume I xxxv + 1-382; Volume II 383-748)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
Georgia -- Antiquities
South Carolina -- Antiquities
Harper's Ferry Site (Savannah River, Abbeville County, South Carolina) -- Archeology
Harper's Bottom Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
Van Creek Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
Rufus Bullard Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
McCalla Bottom Site (Savannah River, Abbeville County, South Carolina) -- Archeology
Rocky River Site (Abbeville County, South Carolina) -- Rocky River -- Archeology
Rucker's Bottom Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
Date:
January 1985
Scope and Contents:
Volume I consists of environmental setting, research design, and site records; Volume II consists of faunal and archeobotanical analysis, overview and references
Restrictions:
Item in off site storage. Contact archives for information on availability.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Printed material
Citation:
Cite as for book.
See more items in:
Archaeology reports and related material collection
Archaeology reports and related material collection / Reports and related material
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3ab0a2e6e-5cf9-4d8c-b6f7-c04feb3b6a2f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref654

Prehistoric Human Ecology Along the Upper Savannah River: Excavations at the Rucker's Bottom, Abbeville and Bullard Site Groups

Creator:
Anderson, David G.  Search this
Schuldenrein, Joseph  Search this
Extent:
2 Volumes (Volume I xxxv + 1-382; Volume II 383-748)
Type:
Archival materials
Volumes
Printed material
Place:
Georgia -- Antiquities
South Carolina -- Antiquities
Harper's Ferry Site (Savannah River, Abbeville County, South Carolina) -- Archeology
Harper's Bottom Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
Van Creek Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
Rufus Bullard Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
McCalla Bottom Site (Savannah River, Abbeville County, South Carolina) -- Archeology
Rocky River Site (Abbeville County, South Carolina) -- Archeology
Rucker's Bottom Site (Savannah River, Elbert County, Georgia) -- Archeology
Date:
January 1985
Scope and Contents:
Volume I consists of introduction, environmental setting, archeological records; Volume II consists of skeletal, faunal, mollusc remains, archeobotanical analysis, human ecology and references
Restrictions:
Item in off site storage. Contact archives for information on availability.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Printed material
Citation:
Cite as for book.
See more items in:
Archaeology reports and related material collection
Archaeology reports and related material collection / Reports and related material
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3414839ee-5835-4184-acd2-eaf6a37cf78b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-1976-028-ref720

Priscilla Reining papers

Creator:
Reining, Priscilla  Search this
Extent:
2 Flat boxes
60.25 Linear feet (145 boxes)
23 Computer storage devices (floppy discs, zip discs, data tapes, and magnetic tape)
6 Sound recordings
2 Map drawers
Culture:
Anishinaabe (Chippewa/Ojibwa)  Search this
Kikuyu (African people)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Northeast  Search this
Minnesota Chippewa [Red Lake, Minnesota]  Search this
Haya (African people)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Computer storage devices
Sound recordings
Map drawers
Correspondence
Photographs
Electronic records
Place:
Tanganyika
Tanzania
Kenya
Uganda
Niger
Burkina Faso
Bukoba District (Tanzania)
Date:
1916-2007
bulk 1934-2007
Summary:
The Priscilla Reining papers, 1916-2007, primarily document the professional life of Reining, a social anthropologist and Africanist who worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 1974 to 1989. Her area of specialty was sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in desertification, land tenure, land use, kinship, population, fertility, and HIV/AIDS. During the 1970s, she pioneered the use of satellite imagery in conjunction with ethnographic data. She is also known for her ground-breaking research in the late 1980s that showed that uncircumcised men were more susceptible to contracting HIV/AIDS than circumcised men.

The collection contains correspondence, field research, research files, writings, day planners, teaching files, student files, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and electronic records. Reining's research files, particularly on the Red Lake Ojibwa, the Haya, HIV/AIDS, and satellite imagery, form a significant portion of the collection.
Scope and Contents:
These papers primarily document the professional life of Priscilla Reining. The collection contains correspondence, field research, research files, writings, day planners, teaching files, student files, photographs, maps, sound recordings, and electronic records.

Reining's research files, particularly on the Red Lake Ojibwa, the Haya, HIV/AIDS, and satellite imagery, form a significant portion of the collection. Her consultancy work is also well-represented, as well as her involvement in a large number of professional organizations. The collection also contains a great deal of material relating to her work on different programs and projects at AAAS, including the Committee on Arid Lands, Ethnography of Reproduction Project, and Cultural Factors in Population Programs. Also present in the collection are materials from her time as Urgent Anthropology Program Coordinator at the Smithsonian Institution, her files as an instructor and professor, and her files as a student at University of Chicago. Materials from her personal life can also be found in the collection, such as correspondence and childhood mementos.
Arrangement:
The Priscilla Reining papers are organized in 13 series: 1. Correspondence, 1944-2007; 2. Research, 1955-1970; 3. AAAS, 1971-1990; 4. Professional Activities, 5. 1957-2007; Daily Planners and Notebooks, 1960-2002; 6. Writings, 1952-1996; 7. Smithsonian Institution, 1964-1971; 8. University, 1958-1994; 9. Student, 1937-1975; 10. Biographical and Personal Files, 1934-2004; 11. Maps, 1916-1989, undated; 12. Photographs, circa 1950-1987, undated; 13. Electronic records.
Biographical / Historical:
Priscilla Copeland Reining was a social anthropologist and Africanist who worked for the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) from 1974 to 1989. Her area of specialty was sub-Saharan Africa, specializing in desertification, land tenure, land use, kinship, population, fertility, and HIV/AIDS. During the 1970s, she pioneered the use of satellite imagery in conjunction with ethnographic data. She is also known for her ground-breaking research in the late 1980s that showed that uncircumcised men were more susceptible to contracting HIV/AIDS than circumcised men.

Reining was born on March 11, 1923 in Chicago, Illinois. She studied anthropology at University of Chicago, where she earned both her A.B. (1945) and Ph.D. (1967) in anthropology. During her graduate studies, she studied peer group relations among the Ojibwa of the Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota (1947, 1950-51). Her husband, Conrad Reining, accompanied her to the field, an experience that inspired him to also become an anthropologist.

In 1951-53 and 1954-55, Reining conducted fieldwork among the Haya of Bukoba District, Tanganyika (now known as Tanzania) as a Fellow of the East African Institute of Social Research. While research for her dissertation focused on the agrarian system of the Haya, Reining also conducted fertility surveys for the East African Medical Survey, studying the relationship between STDs and fertility in Buhaya and Buganda. During the 1980s, Reining became interested in AIDS when she observed that the Haya were dying from the disease at a much higher rate than neighboring groups. When she learned of a possible link between circumcision and the spread of HIV, she drew a map of circumcision practice among the ethnic groups of Africa and found that uncircumcised men were 86% more likely to contract HIV than circumcised men. These results were published in "The Relationship Between Male Circumcision and HIV Infection in African Populations" (1989), which she coauthored with John Bongaarts, Peter Way, and Francis Conant.

Beginning in the 1970s, Reining began exploring the use of satellite imagery in ethnographic research. In 1973, she used Landsat data to identify individual Mali villages, the first use of satellite data in anthropology (Morán 1990). That same year, as a consultant for USAID, she also used ERTS-1 imagery to estimate carrying capacity in Niger and Upper Volta (now known as Burkino Faso). She continued to apply satellite data in her research throughout her career, including in 1993, when she returned to Tanzania to study the environmental consequence of population growth and HIV/AIDS among the Haya.

In 1974, Reining joined the Office of International Science of AAAS as a research associate. She stayed on to become Project Director for the Cultural Factors in Population Programs and to direct a number of projects under the Committee on Arid Lands. She also served as Project Director of the Ethnography of Reproduction project, for which she conducted fieldwork in Kenya in 1976. In 1990, she left AAAS for an appointment as Courtesy Professor of African Studies at University of Florida.

Prior to working for AAAS, Reining worked at the Smithsonian Institution (1966, 1968-70), during which she was the coordinator for the Urgent Anthropology Program in the now defunct Center for the Study of Man. She also taught at University of Minnesota (1956-59), American University (1959-60), and Howard University (1960-64). In addition, she worked as a consultant for various organizations, including Department of Justice, Peace Corps, International Bank for Reconstruction & Development (IBRD), Food and Agriculture Organization, and Carrying Capacity Network.

Reining was also actively involved in various organizations. She served as Secretary of the AAAS Section H (Anthropology) and was a founding member of the American Anthropological Association (AAA) Task Force on AIDS. She was also a fellow of the African Studies Association, AAA, AAAS, East African Academy, Society for Applied Anthropology, and Washington Academy of Science. In 1990, she was honored with a Distinguished Service Award from AAA.

Reining died of lung cancer at the age of 84 on July 19, 2007.

Sources Consulted

PR Vita. Series 10. Biographical and Personal Files. Priscilla Reining Papers. National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Morán, Emilio F. 2000. The Ecosystem Approach in Anthropology: From Concept to Practice. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan. Page 359

Schudel, Matt. 2007. Anthropologist Broke Ground on AIDS, Satellite Mapping. Washington Post, July 29. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/28/AR2007072801190.html (accessed December 8, 2011).

1923 -- Born March 11 in Chicago, Illinois

1944 -- Marries Conrad C. Reining

1945 -- Earns A.B. from University of Chicago

1947, 1950-51 -- Conducts field research on the Ojibwa of Red Lake Indian Reservation in Minnesota.

1949 -- Earns A.M. from University of Chicago

1951-1953, 1954-1955 -- Field research on Haya of Tanzania

1967 -- Earns Ph.D. from University of Chicago

1972 -- Returns to Tanzania for IBRD consultancy work

1974 -- Begins working at AAAS as a research associate in the Office of International Science

1975 -- Project Director, AAAS

1976 -- Field research on Kikuyu of Kenya for Ethnography of Reproduction

1986-89 -- Program Director, AAAS

1990 -- Courtesy Professor of African Studies at University of Florida Receives Distinguished Service Award from AAA

1993 -- Field research in Tanzania studying environmental consequences of population growth and HIV/AIDS among the Haya

2007 -- Dies of lung cancer at the age of 84 on July 19
Related Materials:
Additional materials at the NAA relating to Priscilla Reining can be found in the papers of Gordon Gibson and John Murra, as well as in the records of the Center for the Study of Man and the records of the Department of Anthropology. Photo Lot 97 contains two Haya photos taken by Reining that are not duplicated in this collection. The papers of her husband, Conrad Reining, are also at the NAA.

The archives of the American Association for the Advancement of Science also holds Reining's papers relating to her work for the organization.
Provenance:
These papers were donated to the National Anthropological Archives by Priscilla Reining's sons, Robert Reining and Conrad Reining, in 2009.
Restrictions:
The Priscilla Reining papers are open for research.

Some materials from the East African Medical Survey and Ethnography of Reproduction project contain personal medical history and are thus restricted. Grant applications sent to Reining to review are also restricted as well as her students' grades, and recommendation letters Reining wrote for her students. Electronic records are also restricted.

A small portion of the materials relating to Reining's Haya research, Ethnography of Reproduction project, and IBRD ujamaa research suffered severe mold damage. These materials have been cleaned and may be accessed. The legibility of some of the documents, however, is limited due to water and mold stains. Mold odor is also still present.
Rights:
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Topic:
AIDS (Disease)  Search this
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Fertility, Human  Search this
Kinship  Search this
population  Search this
Landsat satellites  Search this
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Desertification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Sound recordings
Photographs
Electronic records
Citation:
Priscilla Reining Papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.2009-25
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Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw34d98c2cd-c075-443f-b007-9dd7cea86fe2
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-2009-25

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