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Ethnographic video online [electronic resource].

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Language:
English. Videos in many languages, with the majority in English; those not in English have subtitles in English. Transcripts in English.
Beginning date:
2010
Imprint:
[Alexandria, Va.] : Alexander Street Press, c2010-
Format:
  • Video, Database
Title Variation:
Title appears on home page as: Welcome to Ethnographic video online
Vol/date range:
Began in 2010.
Note:
Streaming video files. Title from home page (viewed Mar. 15, 2010).
Access:
Access limited to subscribing institutions.
Summary:
Intended to be a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture, online in streaming video. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures. Thematic areas include: language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, male and female roles, kinship and families, political organization, conflict and conflict resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.
Format:
System requirements: Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0 (or higher) or Firefox 3.0 (or higher); Adobe Flash Player 9 (or higher). Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Contributor:
Alexander Street Press.
Series:
Alexander Street anthropology
Subjects:

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