Anthropology: Evidence of South Africa’s Diverse Culture Through Its Cuisine

South Africa, also known as RSA, is renowned for being a rainbow nation. It is recognised as such because of its wide range of ethnicities all over the country. Most of this is the result of Apartheid and colonization. South … Continue reading Anthropology: Evidence of South Africa’s Diverse Culture Through Its Cuisine

Members of the Takahashi-gumi gang are seen at a festival in the Asakusa district in Japan

Anthropology: Exploring the Origin, History and Workings of the Yakuza

A brief overview of the yakuza Portrayed in countless movies and video games as tattooed, violent gangsters, the yakuza are transnational members of organized crime groups. Originating in Japan, the yakuza are also known as gokudō (the extreme path), while … Continue reading Anthropology: Exploring the Origin, History and Workings of the Yakuza

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The Golden Age of Afghanistan and Downfall of the Nation – A Journey of Afghanistan from 1919 to 2021

The year is 1964. Traders are bustling around the Kabul bazaar selling carpets and mats, spices, and refreshments of all kinds in a streamline of cloth-topped huts. The air smells like roasted chestnuts and sulaimani tea sharp against the scent … Continue reading The Golden Age of Afghanistan and Downfall of the Nation – A Journey of Afghanistan from 1919 to 2021

This image shows how natural resources and indigenous peoples are disregarded in the process of globalization.

Nutritional Value Adjustments Resulting from Globalization Processes

Globalization, or the process by which goods, services, and ideas develop international influence, has undoubtedly affected the nutritional values of food globally. In the realm of nutrition, globalization influences supply chains and available food products. Migration and the global expansion … Continue reading Nutritional Value Adjustments Resulting from Globalization Processes

Tax payment to a lord, illumination on parchment, ca. 1490.

The History of Taxation Around the World From Ancient to Modern Times

“Nothing is certain except for death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin The History of Taxation The earliest record of formal taxation under the government was during 3000 B.C in Egypt. “Scribes” were ordered by pharaohs to raise money in any … Continue reading The History of Taxation Around the World From Ancient to Modern Times