Essays Tagged: "caves"

Geographic and Temporal Range of Cave Art

em, they have left clues to why they did what they did.The clues are in the art they left behind in caves.Dates, Styles, and Geographic RangeUpper Paleolithic art is comprised of at least threeperiods ... ourhan, 1967:493).See chart 1 (Leroi-Gourhan, 1967:493)The art of the Aurignacian does not exist in caves, it isfound on small bone fragments and stone slabs. They show earlyattempts at representaion ...

(8 pages) 175 0 4.1 Jan/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Anthropology

Trip through the soft soft sand

ctites and stalagmites to the lesser known soda straws and cave bacon.After a few days of exploring caves in the park we were ready to head home. With tired muscles and dusty bodies we were ready for ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Jan/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Creativity and Human Evolution

heart of modernization, technology and the arts. Without creativity, humanity would still thrive in caves. There is no argument against creativity being an important aspect of our society, there is, h ...

(4 pages) 153 0 4.4 Jul/1994

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Battle of Okinawa

because of its extremely vast kinds of terrain like cliffs and a wave of ridges and a vast maze of caves it made the island a superb defensive position. The island is divided into two parts, separate ...

(6 pages) 62 0 3.0 Dec/1995

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Christian catacombs

he ancient Christians did not use the word. The Romans used it to describe a place where there were caves that they used for the removal of tuff blocks of rock. It is near this place that the catacomb ...

(3 pages) 46 0 4.3 Jun/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers

Neandertals

The geography of the Neandertals domain was quite odd. 230,000 years agoEurope was filled with caves, marshes, and grasslands. It was a very harsh and coldwilderness. The Neandertals were in ... seldorf Germany,in Altamura, Italy and Vindija, Croatia. These are major sites for the European caves theNeandertals lived in. Although the Neandertals went to the southern tip of Italy, they ...

(4 pages) 29 0 3.7 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

Orthoptera

live in shrubs and trees. Mole Cricketscan burrow rapidly through moist soil. They also can live in caves, hollowlogs, beneath stones, and other dark moist places. Grasshoppers are alsopart of this gr ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Sep/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Validity of History.

d her own young understanding of American Indians. She imagines herself as an Indian playing in the caves that is the pleasurable perspective of an Indian. When her parents took her to meet real India ...

(4 pages) 84 2 4.4 Jul/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Central & Southamerican History

Evolution of Riddles.

tarted all the way back with the cavemen. I can easly picture them drawing pictures on the walls of caves, pointing and gruting the whole time. Next came the Egyotians, they were a great socity and de ...

(1 pages) 56 3 3.3 Jul/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies

The similarities between Neanderthals and Upper Palaeolithic people.

in some ways), they did live in cold climates (at times), they wore skins (often) and they lived in caves (much of the time). That is the way they were first pictured to us and that is the way they ar ...

(4 pages) 61 1 4.2 Sep/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Plato's Allegory of the Cave

ck then and is also seen in everyday life even today. People are constantly leaving their imaginary caves in search of their inner-self and it begins in early childhood.Children, for example, are brou ...

(2 pages) 103 1 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays

Anazazi Indians

. They could grow maize and pumpkins but they were also hunters and gatherers. The Anasazi lived in caves or in shelters made of poles and adobe mud, the caves and shelters they lived in had special p ...

(3 pages) 40 0 3.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

A Green History of the World - The Environment and the Collapse of Great Civilizations by Clive Ponting. A summary of the book and his theory

of an advanced culture demonstrated by the huge statues but the current inhabitants were living in caves and had no idea how the statues got there. The theory of the book is that the people cut down ...

(3 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

The Neolithic in Albania - A very exellent description of the Neolithic era in Albania, very rare topic!!!

ens of settlements discovered, which were set up on fertile fields and terraces close to rivers and caves." (Cultural Heritage) "Excavations carried out at Maliq, Dunavec, and Vashtemi (Korce), at Kam ... tural defences but were also partially fortified with stone ramparts, as in the Kamnik settlements. Caves, which formerly provided the principal shelters for hunters and food-gathers, continue in use ...

(17 pages) 56 0 5.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

The Importance of Caves

Did you know that Vancouver Island has over one thousand caves? That many people come to Vancouver Island for the activity known as spelunking? There are man ... are famous for more than just our parliament buildings in Victoria, or our surfing in Tofino. These caves, also known as karst topography, have attracted hundreds of serious cavers from Canada and abr ... tracted hundreds of serious cavers from Canada and abroad and are what help make our Island unique. Caves are used for recreational purposes, physical processes, and environmental habitats.Caving on V ...

(1 pages) 24 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences > Geography

History of animation

s of time, human beings have tried to capture a sense of motion in their art. From the paintings in caves from centuries ago to the paintings alongside the remains of long-dead pharaohs, this quest fo ...

(3 pages) 64 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Predatory felines

erent paths in development. Both cats have been in our stories and lives since humans could draw on caves. They have fought for a place on this earth just like every plant and animal alike. Tigers and ...

(7 pages) 40 0 3.9 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

Refection paper: laws are important (Law Code of King Hammurabi) By Beav

harm should be inflicted on you. A example of this code is "if a house builder builds a house that caves in and injures or kills someone in the home, the one who built the house will be executed". A ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

John Grey's "Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus."

It is the people that don't talk in relationships that struggle. Grey explains how men have caves that they go to when they needs to think or solve problems; whereas, women talk about their pr ... talk about their problems to gain emotional support.. I think that women are just as likely to have caves, and many men can be caring and sensitive. A few weeks ago a relationship that I was in ...

(2 pages) 35 0 1.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lord of the Rings: The Departure of the Fellowship

in the air of Gondor as Legolas was treading the path through the mountains towards the glittering caves to meet his old companion Gimli and invite him to the Undying Lands in the West. Though, he kn ... arbul as Gimli himself had told Legolas many years before.********Before him at the entrance of the caves, to his great delight, was a dwarf, venerable and with a lengthy beard, streaked with grey."We ...

(4 pages) 30 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature