Kinship and descent. Part 2

United States, 1983

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Episode number 12 of Series “Faces of culture”.
In many societies, kinship helps to structure the behaviour of an individual. Because most societies organise themselves around kinship lines, anthropologists study these lines in great detail when studying a particular group of people. Covers the matrilineal society of Navaho Indians of North America, the “Yanamamo” people of South America (patrilineal) and the Kipseli village on Thera island in Greece. Narrated By David Carradine.

Credits

production company

Coast Community College District

Holt, Rinehart and Winston

producer

Ira R. Abrams

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1983

Appears in

Faces of culture

Group of items

Faces of culture

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

303997

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Kinship

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Travel

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Economics, Philosophy, Politics, Religion & Sociology → Social structure

Family, Gender Identity, Relationships & Sexuality → Kinship

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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