Obama's law career: An article in Sunday's Section A about Sen. Barack Obama's career as a lawyer said he was hired as a junior lawyer at the firm then known as Davis, Miner, Barnhill & Gallard and now known as Miner, Barnhill & Gallard.
The miner — its name references the Dragons' Den, an (in)famous private chat channel on the Bitcoin Core Community Slack — is said to be equipped with newly designed chips and can produce a total of 16 terahashes per second.
Nacirema culture is characterized by a highly developed market economy which has evolved in a rich natural habitat. While much of the people's time is devoted to economic pursuits, a large part of the fruits of these labors and a considerable portion of the day are spent in ritual activity.
Body Ritual among the Nacirema Horace Miner American Anthropologist, New Series, Vol. 58, No. 3. (Jun., 1956), pp. 503-507. ... you may not download an entire issue of a journal or multiple copies of articles, and you may use content in the JSTOR archive only for your personal, non-commercial use. ...
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Horace Miner's "Body Ritual among the Nacirema" has endured as a first-day favorite for Introduction to Anthropology courses, and is read far beyond anthropology. For many students it is a first take at What is Anthropology? It has become the most downloaded article from the American Anthropological Association–see What is the Deal with the Nacirema?!?
MOUNT CARMEL, Pa. ? A coal miner killed last week by falling debris at an eastern Pennsylvania anthracite mine was working in an unprotected area, an investigation by state and federal mine-safety officials revealed Thursday.
Nacirema ("American" spelled backwards) is a term used in anthropology and sociology in relation to aspects of the behavior and society of citizens of the United States of America.The neologism attempts to create a deliberate sense of self-distancing in order that American anthropologists might look at their own culture more objectively.
The Nacirema article was written as piece of satire, critiquing previous cultural anthropology papers that examined "exotic" cultures. Horace M. Miner wrote the paper back in 1956, though the format of cultural anthropology hasn't changed all that...
The "shrine room" Miner describes is the bathroom and the box with magical potions is the medicine cabinet. This discription of that are common to the American culture are depicted throughout the article to …