A charming yet slightly eerie vintage painting of the Grindylow in Yorkshire and Lacanshrie history books. The perfect stamp to the region’s mythology and overall culture.

The Fantastic Grindylow: Pride of Yorkshire and Lancashire

In the remarkable territory of Northern England, lies many cultural treasures, mysteries, and mythology that create a common society. From historic events and landmarks, there also comes figures that define the character of the region. As we explore the fantastic … Continue reading The Fantastic Grindylow: Pride of Yorkshire and Lancashire

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Anthropology: High Fashion From Ancient China Seen in Modern Times

Introduction Politics of traditional fashion The 2010 APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) summit provided the world with a “family photo” of world leaders wearing tangzhuang. This is an iconic traditional Chinese fashion (Leibold 2010). Later, Li Minhui, a Beijing-based reporter for … Continue reading Anthropology: High Fashion From Ancient China Seen in Modern Times

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Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing Distinct to Australasia

Welcome back to another week of the anthropology in fashion series, where every week, we learn about the traditional dresses from one region in the world. This week we’ll be looking at clothes from Australasia. Australasia is a sub-region in … Continue reading Anthropology in Fashion: Cultural Clothing Distinct to Australasia

Anthropology: The Aboriginal Art of Australia (Oldest Tradition of Art in the World)

The ancient heritage of art belongs to the Aboriginal culture of Australia. More than 80,000 years define the oldest art tradition in the world. This was the time of the Aborigines’ first settlement in Australia. The wide panorama of expressions … Continue reading Anthropology: The Aboriginal Art of Australia (Oldest Tradition of Art in the World)