Val d'Herens: an alpine community in change

United Kingdom, 1973

Film
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A remote alpine community in Southern Switzerland is used as a case study to provide a background to the changing geographical characteristics which are common to many of the mountain areas of Western Europe. The traditional economic pattern is analysed, then recent modifications examined, notably improvement of access, the development of hydro-electric power potential and tourism.

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Rank Audio Visual

Duration

00:22:25:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1973

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

011423

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Geography

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Mountains

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Switzerland - Description and travel

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Tourism

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Village communities

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Alpine regions

Climate, Environment, Natural Resources & Disasters → Mountains

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Europe - Economic conditions

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Village communities

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Geography

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

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Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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