It's hard to know how to help reconstruct "ordinary" life after a war. No life is ordinary. Here are reflections on pasts, presents, and futures along the way.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
- Name: J.R. Pournelle
- Location: West Columbia, South Carolina, United States
I am an anthropologist, archaeologist, and geographer, engaged in re-building university programs in Iraq. I tend to think about life as lived over the past several thousand years, as well as over the past several hundred hours. I was not embedded in "hot" zones. I was just going about a very odd little bit of ordinary life, in extraordinary circumstances.
Read My Books
- 2010 Outies. Columbia: New Brookland Press. An SF sequel to The Mote in God's Eye based in part on this blog.
- 2011 Excavations: A City Cycle Winner of the South Carolina Poetry Book Prize. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press.
- 2007Settlement And Society: Essays Dedicated to Robert Mccormick Adams. Los Angeles and Chicago: Cotson Institute of Archaeology and the Oriental Institute. Includes my early essay on marshland contributions to the world's oldest cities.
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affliliations, publications, citationsCURRENT
- Amazon.com Author Page
- New Brookland Press Author Page
- U. of South Carolina Rule of Law Collaborative
- U. of South Carolina Environment and Sustainability Program
- Sealands Archaeology and Environment Program
- Linked In
- DTIC: Konrad Adenauer's Military Advisors
- UC IGCC
- Economic Globalization and the "New" Ethnic Strife
- The Great Silk Road Survey
- Middle East Technical University
- World Archaeological Congress
- Who Built America
- Stony Brook University IDPAS
- LEAD Technologies
old Iraq news
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Copyright (c) 2004-2011 Jennifer R. Pournelle