Monthly Archives: May 2014

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New Teaching Ideas for Faculty in Social Sciences

Teaching eHRAF is an innovative, interdisciplinary teaching resource for universities, colleges and high schools aimed at providing faculty with ideas on how to use the eHRAF World Cultures database in their curricula. Teaching eHRAF  includes…

Maasai and Ear Piercing and Other Body Modifications

In eHRAF’s Advanced Search the “Add Subjects” function can be used to pick “body modification” as OCM subject. This and other OCM subjects can be used to search across all cultures, or a specific culture (e.g. the Masai) to find paragraphs…

Cooperative Labor in Farming: Comparing Eastern to Western Societies

The eHRAF World Cultures is a great resource when it comes to comparing Eastern to Western cultures on topics such as cooperative labor in agriculture and farming….after all, it’s a cross-cultural database that automatically searches across major regions…