Ethnographic Video Online

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Ethnographic Video Online includes hundreds of films from many regions of the world. The films have various themes, such as language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and slavery, political organization, conflict and conflict resolution, religion and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.

Videos may be browsed by subject, publisher, person, content type, language, or release date. A searchable transcript accompanies each video. Index terms are assigned to each video to aid in searching. The Alexander Street video platform offers the ability to create playlists, create video clips, permalink to videos, and embed videos in course management systems.

Rutgers owns Ethnographic Video Online Volume 1 on this platform. Rutgers does not own any other volumes on this platform.

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Type of coverage

Streaming video and transcripts.

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Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press

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