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Author: Coast Community College District.; Harcourt Brace College Publishers.; KOCE-TV (Television station : Huntington Beach, Calif.); PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service.; et al
Publisher: ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Presents major features of cultural anthropology including subsistence patterns, organizing devices, patterns for transmission of culture, economics, political organization, social control, and culture change. The course examines methods of anthropological research and theoretical orientations. Incorporates recent ethnographic and anthropological theory, research, and applications.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Coast Community College District.; Harcourt Brace College Publishers.; KOCE-TV (Television station : Huntington Beach, Calif.); PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service.; et al
OCLC Number: 32617619
Notes: Taped from a satellite transmission. Off-air liscensing rights through the PBS Adult Learning Satellite Service.
Credits: Narrators, David Carradine, Kate Porter.
Performer(s): Narrators, David Carradine, Kate Porter.
Description: 26 videocassettes (30 min. each) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Contents: 1. The nature of anthropology --
2. The nature of culture --
3. How cultures are studied --
4. Language and communication --
5. Psychological anthropology --
6. Alejandro Mamani : a case study in psychological anthropology --
7. Patterns of subsistence : food for foragers and pastoralists --
8. Patterns of subsistence : food foragers --
9. Economic anthropology --
10. The Highland Maya : a case study in economic anthropology --
11. Sex and marriage --
12. Family and household --
13. The Yucatec Maya : a case study in marriage and family --
14. Kinship and descent, part I --
15. Kinship and descent, part II --
16. Age, common interest and stratification --
17. The Aymara : a case study in social stratification --
18. Political organization --
19. Social control --
20. Religion and magic --
21. The Asmat of New Guinea : a case study in religion and magic --
22. The arts --
23. New Orleans Black Indians : a case study in the arts --
24. Culture change --
25. Cricket the Trobriand Way : a case study in culture change --
26. The future of humanity.
Responsibility: producers, Ira R. Abrams, John Bishop ; produced by Coast Community College District in cooperation with Harcourt, Brace College Publishers ... KOCE-TV ... [et al.].

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Presents major features of cultural anthropology including subsistence patterns, organizing devices, patterns for transmission of culture, economics, political organization, social control, and culture change. The course examines methods of anthropological research and theoretical orientations. Incorporates recent ethnographic and anthropological theory, research, and applications.

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