Category Archives: Archaeology and Anthropology

The Sad Story of Sarah “Saartjie” Baartman

In the early 1800’s the Dutch occupied South Africa. As future history showed, the Dutch have not treated the indigenous population kindly then and up into the late 20th century. In general, the attitude at that time was very imperialist, … Continue reading

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Signs That You Aren’t Actually “Studying” History

This is the first time I have made a post in this exact format, but I hope you enjoy it and become more aware of how to spot unscholarly bias and agendas in sources and your own research into history. … Continue reading

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Neanderthal Nature Show!

I discovered this documentary a few years back, but never wrote about it. I like to watch it from time to time because I love the style they made it in. Unlike many documentaries, it is far from the dry … Continue reading

Posted in Archaeology and Anthropology, Helping Make History More Interesting, Opinion Piece, Paleolithic and Neolithic, Reviews | 3 Comments

The Top 10 Funniest Archaeology Jokes in Honor of International Archaeology Day!

10. I loved the concept of a “tablet” from the ancient world being mixed with a modern one :) 9. So true, there’s so much we don’t know from the past, and can only imagine the reasons behind some of … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It’s The Little Things that Stand Out The Most…

Many scholars say that they wish to get the most intimate and personal view of the peoples and cultures they study. Who doesn’t want to feel “in the moment”, like we were standing there alongside our historical subjects? Perhaps dream … Continue reading

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Blog Roll Please…

I take pride in the work and dedication I invest all the time into making History is Interesting an interesting and insightful blog for history buffs out there! However, I have not, as of yet, given due credit to the … Continue reading

Posted in Ancient History, Archaeology and Anthropology, Helping Make History More Interesting, Middle Ages, Renaissance | 1 Comment

Studying Human Remains and The Controversy: An Argument For Continued Research

Archaeological discoveries captivate our imaginations as we wonder about the people and how they lived long ago. As we find all sorts of different objects, we can imagine the story behind them, how people used them and if the find … Continue reading

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