Research Guide for LIS 583 Winter 2013
...the flight had only just landed and I guessed I had a half-hour wait. If one ever wanted proof of Darwin's contention that the many expressions of emotion in humans are universal, genetically inscribed, then a few minutes by the arrivals gate at Heathrow's Terminal Four should suffice. I saw the same joy, the same uncontrollable smile, in the faces of a Nigerian earth mama, a thin-lipped Scottish granny and a pale, correct Japanese businessman as they wheeled their trolleys in and recognised a figure in the expectant crowd. Observing human variety can give pleasure, but so too can human sameness. Ian McEwan, Enduring Love (1997)
This webpage identifies selected resourcess which reveal elements of community and disunity, peace and war, dissolution and reconciliation---competing pressures within this sprawling family we call humanity. For additional materials see the subject guides for Anthropology, Business and Comparative Literature, among many others.
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