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Willard State Psychiatric Hospital



  • Friedrich Salomo Krauss - Marxist ethnographer of the Balkans Reviewed Works: Bausteine zu einer wissenschaftlichen Erforschung der Geschichte der Ethnologie–Zugleich eine exemplarische Anleitung für die Historiographie wissenschaftlicher Disziplinen by Hans-Jürgen Hildebrandt; Die Geschichte der Ethnologie by Werner Petermann Review by: Udo Mischek

Paideuma Bd. 52 (2006), pp. 294-301, p. 296. Request 2015.01.23.


  • Allison-LaMotte cultureThe Allison-Lamotte and Vincennes Cultures: Cultural Evolution in the Wabash Valley by R.J. Barth, 1982, University of Illinois at Urbana; Late Woodland Societies: Tradition and Transformation across the Midcontinent by T.E. Emerson and D.L. McElrath, passim, 2000; Allison-Lamotte Culture of the Daugherty-Monroe Site, Sullivan County, Indiana by R.E. Pace and G.A. Apfelstadt, 1980, Anthropology Laboratory, Indiana
  • GE Mound[1]; also mentioned in a reference in archaeology
  • Jewish catacombs of Venosa (source, source)
  • Leiden plate - photograph taken and traced to a reasonable quality linework reproduction visible at National_Museum_of_Ethnology_(Netherlands). Important object, deserves a page.
  • Origins of Civilization - This is a request to synthesize the literature written on the topic of the origins of civilization and the rise of the state. FYI - this is not included in the Civilization article. I believe the subject deserves its own article. Thank you.
  • Hasanlu Lovers - URL sourced [2]; [3]. Skeleton couple embracing in a kiss found in 1972 at an archaeological excavation site in Iran, Western Azerbaijan, Solduz Valley. Known as the 3000 Year Old Kiss. This couple is in a similar pose to the Lovers of Valdaro which is 6000 years old found in 2007 in Mantua, Italy.
  • Srubnaya culture would be a useful redirect to Srubna culture, transliterations from the Russian and Ukrainian forms respectively. The "request an article" page says "you can create a redirect" but this is not true.
  • Similarly Yamnaya culture would be a useful redirect to Yamna culture.


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Mughulistan is originally now Xinjiang Uyghur autonomous region.


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Could just be added to Aug 9

Global Forgiveness Day - July 7



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