Cultural Materialism: A Conceptual Analysis

The essay discusses Marvin Harris’ cultural materialism concept, which posits that all human social relations are determined by the material conditions of life. The concept is used to explain a wide range of phenomena, from the Pueblo Rebellion to the Russian Revolution. However, the concept has also been criticized for its reductionist approach and for its failure to take into account the role of ideas in social change.

The American Road to Independence: The Revolution against British Taxation

The American Road to Independence was a movement that was started by free people in colonial America before 1775 in order to gain independence from the British Empire. The colonists believed that they were being taxed unfairly, and they did not have any representation in the British Parliament. John Adams was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States who participated in the patriot movement. In response to oppressive British taxes and laws, several colonies passed resolutions declaring that they did not recognize Parliament’s authority to tax them or enact laws without their consent. This eventually led to the American Revolution and the establishment of the United States of America.

8 Things to Consider Before Buying a Home

This essay covers the basics of personal finance, including budgeting, saving, and investing. It also discusses some key things to think about if you’re planning on buying a home, such as mortgage rates, taxes, and other charges. Finally, it offers some advice on selling a home.

The factors that undermined King Leopold’s rule in the Congo

King Leopold II’s rule in the Congo Free State was ultimately undone by a combination of factors, including the development of anti-colonial thought, the growing realization among the Congolese people that they were being exploited, and international scandal.