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Evidence of survival cannibalism found at Jamestown (The History Blog)

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Skull found in kitchen cellar put back togetherA team of archaeologists from the Jamestown Rediscovery Project have unearthed hard evidence that the colonists ate their own dead during the deadly winter of 1609-1610 known as the Starving Time. On July 27th, 2012, an excavation of a kitchen cellar in one of the oldest buildings in James Fort uncovered what appeared to be human teeth. That wasn’t an immediate smoking gun. A great many artifacts and remains both human and animal have been discovered jumbled together in cellars from the general cleanup ordered by the new governor in the summer of 1610.

Remains found in James Fort kitchen cellar show signs of cannibalismFurther excavation revealed half a skull, ...

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"Evidence" In American Religions (RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY)

An interesting history-related post from RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY:


Kelly Baker

I am excited to announce a special issue that I organized for Bulletin for the Study of Religion is now available. The issue began as a panel for North American Association for the Study of Religion (NAASR) on "evidence" in American religions, including Laura Levitt, Jennifer Scheper ...

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Another Award for Harvey … time to ask, is it evidence of prosperity gospel truth? (RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY)

An interesting history-related post from RELIGION IN AMERICAN HISTORY:

Congratulations to Paul Harvey for winning the UCCS Chancellor's Award. The author of so many terrific books; the editor of a blog that we read for some unknown reason; a passionate teacher who tries not to get too upset with his students who still, for yet other unknown reasons, support the Confederacy (or at least its "rights"), Paul has another trophy to put on his mantle. Now, if only he could win some kind of award for his jumper.

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