Say old man - can you play the fiddle?

The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were oft...

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Main Author: Hawes, Bess Lomax
Other Authors: Collins, Earl, Collins, Richard, Davis, John
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Watertown (Mass.) Documentary Educational Resources (DER) 2003, 2003
Series:Ethnographic video online, volume 1
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Collection: Ethnographic Video Online Vol. 1 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The films were made in the Anthropology Department of San Fernando Valley State College (now California State University at Northridge). Edmund Carpenter founded the department with the intention of moving anthropology beyond the book. He felt that the realities and insights of anthropology were often better represented in the arts than in scholarly texts and between 1957 and 1967 he led a flourishing and experimental department. In addition to cultural anthropologists, physical anthropologists and linguists, his faculty included folklorist Bess Lomax Hawes along with artists, musicians, animators and filmmakers
Item Description:Previously released on DVD.. - Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 3, 2011). - Filmed in Los Angeles, Calif., Mississippi, and Downey, Calif
Physical Description:1 online resource (53 min.)