Niccolo Leo Caldararo

San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology

Professor

1600 Holloway Ave.

San Francisco, CA 94132

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (50)

1.

Why People Fear Banks and Why They Are Needed: Banks as Institutions of Caching and as Religious Symbols

Number of pages: 88 Posted: 11 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 16 Jan 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 552 (36,438)

Abstract:

banking, history of banking, theory of banking, savings, credit, cross-cultural

2.

The Psychic Unity of Mankind: The Origins of Anthropology, the Anti-Slavery Movement, Cultural Relativism and Man's 'Unique' Nature

Number of pages: 217 Posted: 08 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 21 Oct 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 276 (50,038)

Abstract:

anthropology, psychic unity of mankind, cultural relativism

3.

Caching, Money, Magic, Derivatives, Mana and Modern Finance

Number of pages: 53 Posted: 20 Aug 2007 Last Revised: 22 Jun 2016
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 269 (90,822)
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caching, money, credit, hedge funds, CDOs, the market, mana, derivatives

4.

Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Boko Haram and Forms of Rebellion in the 21st Century in the Vacuum of Ottoman Soviet 'Collapse'

Number of pages: 36 Posted: 14 Sep 2014 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 255 (69,430)

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al-Qaeda, ISIS, terrorism, repression, Boko Haram, Iraq, Afghanistan

Empty Housing in America, Housing Needs, Shadow Banks and the Sharing Economy

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 05 Jul 2014 Last Revised: 19 May 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 145 (170,984)

Abstract:

sharing economy, vacant housing, credit crisis

Empty Housing in America, Housing Needs, Shadow Banks and the Sharing Economy

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 26 Jun 2009 Last Revised: 19 May 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 16 (490,612)

Abstract:

Colony Collapse Disorder, bee societies, disease avoidance, illness and behavior

6.

Fukuyama, Democracy and the New World Order of ISIS

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 09 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 Oct 2014
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 153 (104,195)

Abstract:

End of History, Fukuyama, Huntington, Clash of Civilizations

7.

ADD, ADHD, Drugs, Depression and Suicide in Children

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 05 Mar 2008 Last Revised: 23 Oct 2010
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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ADD, ADHD, Children, drugs, behavioral modification

8.

ADD, ADHD: Genetics, Cross-Cultural Research and Drugs, Depression and Suicide in Children

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 24 Oct 2010
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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9.

Turkey, the West, Secularism and Fanaticism

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 16 Nov 2007 Last Revised: 29 Jan 2012
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Turkey, secularism, Islam, fundamentalism, Armenian Question

10.

Evolutionary Aspects of Disease Avoidance: The Role of Disease in the Development of Complex Society

Number of pages: 164 Posted: 10 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 06 Apr 2012
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 56 (279,588)

Abstract:

disease behavior, avoidance, complex society

11.

The Housing Crisis and Homelessness: An Outline History, and an Example from San Francisco Ethnographic Materials

Number of pages: 41 Posted: 04 Mar 2011 Last Revised: 09 May 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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12.

Derivatives and Debt: The Market as God and Marketing as Proselytizing

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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13.

America in Afghanistan: Naivete, Greed and Good Intentions: An Anthropological View

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 19 Sep 2010
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 52 (293,268)

Abstract:

Afghanistan, USA, American interests, Soviet Union

14.

Complex Animal Societies, Domestication and Human Uniqueness

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 04 Jan 2011
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 50 (321,692)

Abstract:

Human uniqueness, complex society, domestication

15.

Human Sacrifice, Capital Punishment, Prisons & Justice: A Comparative Study

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 04 Aug 2013
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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16.

Ukraine Neither a State Nor a Country?

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 May 2014 Last Revised: 07 Feb 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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17.

The Market as God and Marketing as Proselytizing

FINANACE AND BANKING DEVELOPMENTS, Charles V. Karsone, ed., Nova Science Publishers, 2009
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 16 Dec 2011
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Citation 1

Abstract:

market, equities, capitalism, god, financial crises

18.

War or Religion in the Archaeological Record Tiahuanaco, Predatory Empire or Religious Cult?

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 12 Apr 2013
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Violence and civilization, Tiahuanaco, Kuksu, Sanusi, War, Religion, Proselytizing, Culture Change

19.

Wild Fire, Home Survival, Defensive Space and Self-Fulfilling Prophesy

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 21 Jul 2008
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 36 (364,917)

Abstract:

Wildfire, Fire suppression, Defensible Space, Fire regimes

20.

Grand Juries: Police Violence, Civil Liabilities and Benefits

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 11 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 18 Jan 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

Grand Jury, Police, shootings, liability

21.

Electronic Money, Foreign Exchange, Global Trade & Carthage

Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Aug 2014
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

electronic money, currency, debt, deflation, Carthage

22.

The Anthropology of the Credit Crisis: Magical Thinking, Irrationality and the Role of Inequality

Number of pages: 314 Posted: 27 Oct 2012 Last Revised: 03 Jun 2013
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

economics, economic anthropology, financial instruments, irrational behavior

23.

Histories of Democracy, Colonial Escape: Turkey & Japan, an Avenue from Arab Spring to a Balance of Secularism and Religion

Number of pages: 49 Posted: 26 Mar 2013 Last Revised: 02 Apr 2014
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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24.

Lomechusamania and Colony Collapse Disorder in Honeybees: Implications for Disease in Complex Animal Societies

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 12 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

Colony Collapse Disorder, bee societies, disease avoidance, illness and behavior

25.

Aung San Suu Kyi, Buddhism & The Crisis in Myanmar (Burma)

Number of pages: 5 Posted: 26 Jun 2014
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

Aung San, Aung San Suu Kyi, Buddhism, Myanmar (Burma)

26.

Islamic State and Reversing Colonialism Naivete and the Nature of Evil

Number of pages: 50 Posted: 14 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 29 Dec 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Evil, religion, ethnic, race, civilization, Judeo-Christian

27.

Contemporary Islamic Tension, the Ulema and the Iconoclastic Background

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 13 Jan 2013
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Islam, democracy, Judeo-Christian Tradition, religion, violence

28.

Yemen, Cairo and the End of Saudi Arabia

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Jun 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jul 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Houthis, Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism, Iran, Sunni, Shia, water, oil

29.

Social Mobility: Fixed or Pattern?

Number of pages: 4 Posted: 03 Oct 2014
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Social Mobility, Inequality, Status Quo, Underclass

30.

Secular Stagnation, Too Much Saving, Ben Bernanke vs Larry Summers and the Theory of Limited Good

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 31 Jul 2015 Last Revised: 05 Aug 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

credit crisis, QE, central banks, investment, consumption, inequality

31.

Palestine, Israel, the USA & the Peace Talk Ritual

Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Aug 2013
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Palestine, Israel, Middle East, peace talks

32.

The Origins of the Nation-State in Japan: Destruction of Militant Buddhism and Western Contact of the 15th and 16th Centuries

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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33.

Inequalities, Fraud and Caste Punishments: An American Saga

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 27 Nov 2014
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

banks, financial system, fraud

34.

A Note on the Archaeological Report

North American Archaeologist, Vol. 61, No. 1, 1984-1985
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 31 Mar 2013
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Citation 1

Abstract:

archaeological reports, writing of reports, style and content

35.

Beyond Zero Population: Climate Change & the Resilience of Civilizations

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 12 Jan 2010 Last Revised: 14 Nov 2013
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Abstract:

climate change, civilization, collapse, East Asia

36.

Preliminary Observations on the Behavior of Feral Chickens on the Island of Kauai; Reflections on Domestication as Complexity

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 22 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 04 Aug 2017
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Avifauna, Gallus gallus, Feral chickens, social organization, dominance, sex ratio

37.

Wildfire and Fire-Adapted Ecology: How People Created the Current Fire Disasters

Number of pages: 17 Posted: 24 Aug 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 6 (416,378)

Abstract:

wild fire, fire suppression, logging, sprawal, global warming

38.

Tech Mirages, the Worship of Innovation, the Open Office and Creative Destruction: The End of Value

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Sep 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Open Office, Work place organization, productivity, group size, Dunbar’s number

39.

Electronic Money, Foreign Exchange, Global Trade & Its History

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 01 Aug 2014
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
Downloads 5 (457,149)

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electronic money, currency, debt, deflation, Carthage

40.

North Korea & Hysteria, Madness

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 21 May 2015 Last Revised: 22 Jul 2017
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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North Korea, South Korea, World War II, Korean Conflict, Park Dictatorship

41.

Thucydides 'Trap' or Economic Bias?

Number of pages: 34 Posted: 26 Jul 2017
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Thucydides Trap; Sparta; Athens; China: USA

42.

The Concepts of 'Species' and 'Population' in Considering Ancient DNA and Building Phylogenetic Trees of Hominid Evolution

Number of pages: 29 Posted: 27 Mar 2017 Last Revised: 07 Oct 2017
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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43.

Fear of China: Economic and Political Challenge in the 21st Century: Roots and Trends

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 18 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 15 Aug 2017
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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China, colonialism, post-colonial transition, conflict, popular movements, revolution, eusociality

44.

The Euro, the Dollar and the Costs of Union: The USA & Eurozone

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 08 Sep 2016
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Euro, Eurozone, EU, US Dollar, Puerto Rico, Portugal, Depopulation, Deflation

45.

Recovery, Retirement, Central Bank Intervention and the Bentzel Effect or Productivity

Number of pages: 11 Posted: 26 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 10 Sep 2016
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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46.

Financial Evolution and Central Bank Credit: Ethics, Morals, Taxation, Stagnation and Bank Holidays

Number of pages: 32 Posted: 21 May 2016 Last Revised: 25 Jul 2016
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Credit crisis, banking, Great Depression, Great Recession, Iceland, ethics, morals, stagnation

47.

Law, Interpretation and Authority: Ancient and Modern

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 10 May 2016
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Law, primitive, world, cross cultural, practice

48.

Exploding Tax Havens and Inequality: Donor-Advised Funds in Focus

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 21 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 03 May 2016
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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Donor-Advised Funds, Tax Shelters, Tax Avoidance, Inequality

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Atenor Firmin; Racism; Supremist Theory; Colonialism

50.

Local Resistance in the Era of Capitalist Globalization: Clash of Cultures in the 21st Century

The IUP Journal of International Relations, Vol. IX, No. 3, July 2015, pp. 7-22
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 30 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 16 Dec 2015
Niccolo Leo Caldararo
San Francisco State University - Department of Anthropology
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