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  1. Journey to the Ice Age
    Discovering an Ancient World

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2004
  2. Lost cities #6: how Thonis-Heracleion resurfaced after 1,000 years under water
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    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 surface once again.
  3. Lost cities #7: how Nasa technology uncovered the 'megacity' of Angkor
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2016
    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 … it just got a bit overgrown.
  4. Oracle Bones
    A Journey Between China's Past and Present

    Resource Type: Book
    Published: 2006
    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 the Chinese are today.
  5. Who owns knowledge?
    Resource Type: Article
    Published: 2007
    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 meaningless if we fail to defend a universalist concept of knowledge or if we accept the notion of science as but a local view whose factual claims must defer to cultural and political needs. If scientific debate is constrained to express only sentiments with which people feel comfortable, culturally and politically, then science dies as the line between knowledge and myth becomes eroded.

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