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Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
A first-hand exploration of contemporary China through the accounts of its living citizens as well as through ancient artifacts uncovered in archeological digs -- a psycho-social examination of who th...
Who owns knowledge?
The resurgence of a Romantic view of culture poses a real menace to the free flow of knowledge and threatens to corral it into intellectual Bantustans. The ideas of free speech and open debate become ...
Lost cities #6: how Thonis-Heracleion resurfaced after 1,000 years under water
Ancient Egypt's gateway to the Mediterranean – submerged and buried under layers of sand – is an eerie reminder of how vulnerable cities are to nature's forces. Thonis-Heracleion is returning to the ...
Lost cities #7: how Nasa technology uncovered the 'megacity' of Angkor
Recent laser surveys have revealed traces of a vast urban settlement, comparable in size to Los Angeles, around the temples of Angkor in the Cambodian jungle. The ancient Khmer capital was never lost ...