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Defining Cannibalism
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in Cannibalism (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2018), 4-5
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Caste in India
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written by Mira Hamermesh; in Caste at Birth (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2019), 2-4
written by Mira Hamermesh; in Caste at Birth (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2019), 2-4
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Caste in India
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produced by Mira Hamermesh; in Caste at Birth (Teacher's Edition) (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 13 mins

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Lesson Purpose: Students will examine the caste system in India, paying special attention to the scheduled castes.

Main Theme: Caste and Class

Other Themes: Ritual and Symbolism; Knowledge and Belief; Politics and Power

produced by Mira Hamermesh; in Caste at Birth (Teacher's Edition) (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1991), 13 mins
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Fieldwork in a Cemetery
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written by Martin Gruber, fl. 2003; in Cultivating Death (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2019), 2-3
written by Martin Gruber, fl. 2003; in Cultivating Death (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2019), 2-3
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Cultivating Death (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Martin Gruber, fl. 2003 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2003), 22 mins

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Cemeteries are not only places for the dead. They are also spaces in which the living interact with each other – and with the dead. “Cultivating Death” depicts the different ways in which bereaved people remember and commemorate their deceased family members and friends,...

directed by Martin Gruber, fl. 2003 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2003), 22 mins
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The Shaman
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produced by Cai Hua; in Daba / Na Shaman (Teacher's Edition) (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999, first release 1999), 14 mins

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Lesson Purpose: Students will define the term ‘shaman’ and understand how shamans pass on their knowledge.

Main Theme: Knowledge and Belief

Other Themes: Culture and Cultural Change; Ritual and Symbolism

produced by Cai Hua; in Daba / Na Shaman (Teacher's Edition) (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1999, first release 1999), 14 mins
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The Shaman
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in Daba/Na Shaman (Alexandria, VA: Alexander Street, 2018), 2-3
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Public Debate
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produced by Leslie Woodhead; in In search of cool ground, Part 1. The Mursi: The Mursi Trilogy (Teacher's Edition), Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1974, first release 1974), 19 mins

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Lesson Purpose: Students will examine how the Mursi use public debate to reach decisions.

Main Theme: Politics and Power

Other Themes: Conflict; Ritual and Symbolism

produced by Leslie Woodhead; in In search of cool ground, Part 1. The Mursi: The Mursi Trilogy (Teacher's Edition), Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1974, first release 1974), 19 mins
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What’s Behind a Gift?
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in The Kawelka: Ongka’s Big Moka (Teacher's Edition), Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, first release 1974), 11 mins

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Lesson Purpose: Students will understand moka in the context of Kawelka social life.

Main Theme: Reciprocity, Gift and Exchange

in The Kawelka: Ongka’s Big Moka (Teacher's Edition), Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, first release 1974), 11 mins
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Disappearing World, The Herders of Mongun-Taiga (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by John Sheppard; produced by John Sheppard, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 55 mins

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The Tuvinians live deep inside the Soviet Union, at the very centre of Asia-. Tuva is geographically closer to Beijing than to Moscow. It only entered the USSR in 1944 and was closed to foreigners until 1988. According to the film-makers the last known British visitors were me...

directed by John Sheppard; produced by John Sheppard, in Disappearing World (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute), 55 mins
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