Anthropology Online

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Collection of editorials, ethnographies and other resources covering human culture and behaviour.
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Alexander Street Anthropology is a comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior. Featuring cross-searchable access to the acclaimed Ethnographic Video Online and Anthropology Online collections, Alexander Street Anthropology provides Anthropologists, Sociologists and cultural historians with an expansive and multifaceted survey of the discipline. Researchers can explore a wide range of materials—from documentaries and field notes to written ethnographies and reference works.

Thematic areas include: family and race, material culture, 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, marriage, gender, and family roles.

Key names represented in the collection include: John Marshall, Timothy Asch, Robert Gardner, David MacDougall, John Bishop, David Plath, Franz Boas, Ruth Benedict Margaret Mead, Claude Levi-Strauss, Clifford Geertz, A.R. Radcliffe-Brown, David MacDougall, Paul Rabinow, E.E. Evans-Pritchard, and Bronislaw Malinowski.

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  • Anthropology
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Alexander Street Anthropology