Anthropology

FSU researcher: Modern civilization doesn’t diminish violence

Modern civilization may not have dulled mankind’s bloodlust, but living in a large, organized society may increase the likelihood of surviving a war, a Florida State University anthropology professor said. FSU Distinguished Research Professor of Anthropology Dean Falk and Charles Hildebolt, a professor from the Washington University Medical School in St. Louis, argue in a […]

FSU researchers talk turkey: Native Americans raised classic holiday bird long before first Thanksgiving

Hundreds of years before the first Thanksgiving, Native Americans were raising and feasting on America’s classic holiday meal. Florida State University Associate Professor of Anthropology Tanya Peres and graduate student Kelly Ledford write in a paper published today in the Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports  that Native Americans as early as 1200 – 1400 A.D. […]