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Peoples and cultures of the world. Part 1 [videorecording] / Edward Fischer.

Author/Creator:
Fischer, Edward F., 1966-
Publication:
Chantilly, Va. : Teaching Co., c2004.
Format/Description:
Video
2 videodiscs (360 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (course guidebook)
Edition:
[Library ed.]
Series:
Great courses (DVD). Social sciences.
Great courses
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Subjects:
Anthropology.
Ethnology.
Form/Genre:
Ethnographic films.
Educational films.
Documentary films.
Summary:
In this course of half-hour lectures Prof. Fischer surveys anthropology, the study of human societies and comparative customs with a special emphasis on pre-capitalist societies and the things which pre-capitalist societies and modern societies have in common.
Contents:
Lecture 1. The study of humanity ; Lecture 2. The four fields of anthropology ; Lecture 3. Culture and relativity ; Lecture 4. Fieldwork and the anthropological method ; Lecture 5. Nature, nurture, and human behavior ; Lecture 6. Languages, dialects, and social categories ; Lecture 7. Language and thought ; Lecture 8. Constructing emotions and identities ; Lecture 9. Magic, religion, and codes of conduct ; Lecture 10. Rites of passage ; Lecture 11. Family, marriage, and incest ; Lecture 12. Multiple spouses and matrilineality.
Notes:
Accompanying booklet includes scope and outline of each lecture, maps, glossaries and bibliographies.
Entire curriculum consists of 4 videodiscs in 2 containers (pt. 1 and pt. 2) with course guidebooks of the same title (pt. 1 and pt. 2) in each container.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
Contributor:
Teaching Company. , Producer, Distributor
George Clapp Vaillant Book Fund.
ISBN:
1565859200 :
9781565859203
OCLC:
57000449
Publisher Number:
4617 The Teaching Company