Praveen Varghese Thomas has Published 473 Articles

Tertiary and Quaternary fossil primates

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 15:22:28

Beginning of the primates All primates have evolved from a common ancestor through the process of adaptive radiation. Primates are the most advanced group of animals belonging to Kingdom Animalia. The Cenozoic era saw the commencement of Primates and the decline of the Dinosaurs, hence this era is also known ... Read More

Social stratification

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 15:19:09

Introduction Social stratification refers to how society is divided into different layers or classes based on factors such as wealth, power, and prestige. It is a central concept in sociology and is closely related to issues of social inequality and social mobility. In this article, we will explore the various ... Read More

Social-cultural Anthropology

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 15:06:49

IntroductionThe search for social science in the nineteenth century served as the foundation for both anthropology and sociology. Sociology and sociocultural anthropology both have a theoretical foundation in the ongoing struggle between the need for a generalisation, rule-seeking science, and the need for a humanistic reflection on particular lives. Social-cultural ... Read More

Shamanism

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 14:56:46

Introduction Shamanism is regarded as the world’s oldest religious practice originated among hunter-gatherer societies and persisted in some herding and farming societies. The word shamanism is derived from Manchu Tungus word šaman (Tungus religious practitioner) in which ša means to know, thus in literal meaning shaman is one who ... Read More

Rhodesian man

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 12:37:01

Introduction The Kabwe cranium, also known as the Broken Hill cranium, is a fossilised human (genus Homo) head that was discovered in 1921 not far from Kabwe, Zambia (then Broken Hill, Northern Rhodesia). It was the first premodern Homo fossil found in Africa. Along with a jaw fragment, a sacrum, ... Read More

Reflexivity

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 12:03:46

Introduction The notion of reflexivity in the works of anthropologists and ethnographers was developed during the 1960s and 1970s and grew in the 1980s-1990s as an ethnographic writing form with distinct characteristics. In the context of anthropological research and writing, reflexivity is an important aspect as it emphasises on self-reference. ... Read More

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 10:57:55

Introduction Bal Gangadhar Tilak other name was Lokmanya Tilak was the head of the Indian Independence Movement. He was part of the extremist faction. His other name was Father of India Unrest. He was the head of the Fergusson College in Pune. He was head of the Indian Home Rule ... Read More

August Offer

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 10:57:07

Introduction August offer was proposed by that time Viceroy of India and it was suggested in August month of 1940 for this reason this offer was named August offer. The August offer mainly originated in May 1940 when a modification was going on in the government in Britain. The Prime ... Read More

The Rise of Gandhi in Indian Freedom Struggle

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 10:56:10

Introduction India got freedom after the contribution of lots of freedom fighters. Mahatma Gandhi was one of the Indian freedom fighters who believed in non-violent movements to force the Britishers to quit India and bring freedom. He also emerged in the political strategy in India due to his ability of ... Read More

Neanderthal Man- La-Chapelle-aux-saints (Classical type), Mt. Carmel (Progressive type)

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Praveen Varghese Thomas

Updated on 02-Feb-2023 10:56:00

Introduction Around 250, 000 years ago, the Neanderthal species first appeared. Neanderthals are thought to have been closely related to modern humans. In 1829 the first Neanderthal fossil was discovered, but it was recognised as a potential human ancestor later in the 19th century. They are not our ancestors directly. ... Read More

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