By Gavin Menzies
The secrets and techniques of history’s such a lot enduring secret are ultimately published within the misplaced Empire of Atlantis. via impeccable study and clever hypothesis, Gavin Menzies, the hot York occasions bestselling writer of 1421, uncovers the reality at the back of the mysterious “lost” urban of Atlantis—making the startling declare that the “Atlanteans” came upon the USA 4,000 years in the past and governed an enormous Mediterranean empire that was once violently destroyed in 1,500 BC. put out of your mind every thing you’ve ever thought of the Atlantis legend—Gavin Menzies will make you a believer!
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Asylum seekers can appeal against the decision, and solicitors acting on their behalf ask experts to prepare reports explaining to the Asylum Immigration Tribunals why a case should be reconsidered. Anthropologists are consulted when it seems that a cultural explanation might be of use. For example, if a woman is widowed and has reason to fear for her life in Pakistan, she might seek leave to remain in the United Kingdom with her naturalized British brother. This was the situation in one of the ﬁrst legal expert reports I produced, for a woman who had witnessed a serious crime and was at risk from the family of those convicted.
Ideas about ‘race’ are often implicit in ‘ethnic’ or ‘religious’ conﬂicts, and there is a widespread need for anthropological skills in resolving the extreme intergroup conﬂicts that occur across national, cultural, political and religious boundaries (see Wolfe and Yang 1996). Conﬂict resolution depends heavily on understanding – and so tolerating – ‘the other’. Jane Cowan, for example, works with Bulgarian minorities in Greece and the former Yugoslavia, where she looks at human rights issues, examining the way that international mechanisms such as the League of Nations supervise treaties and deal with minorities’ claims for rights to diﬀerence and independence (Cowan 2000).
This reputation has arrived at a time when professional political actors, such as parties and governments, have fallen into disrepute. NGOs are valued because they are viewed as legitimate representatives of civil society . . in a wide variety of issues. (Acosta 2004: 1) Other anthropologists observe that NGOs are unelected, sometimes circumventing – and thus potentially undermining – democratic processes, empowering elites, or allowing governments to abdicate responsibilities for issues that have traditionally fallen squarely within their remit.
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