Anthropology: Films and Videos in the University of Arizona Library
Valdivia: America's Oldest Civilization: A Film (1900)
By Peter Baumann.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (43 min.)
SERIES Lost civilizations.
SUMMARY Exploration of the culture, arts and lifestyle of 5000-year-old Valdivia in ancient Ecuador, the oldest civilization on the American continent.
SUBJECTS Ecuador -- Antiquities.
SUBJECTS Indians of South America -- Ecuador.
Media Video F3721.1.V3 V34 1990
Village of Jars (1992)
Written, directed & produced by John Moyle.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (49 min.)
SUMMARY A team of Lao and Australian archaeologists travel to the remote village of Ban Xang Hai in north-eastern Laos to uncover the origins of the production of ceramics and fragments of its past.
NOTE Chiefly in English; some Lao with English subtitles.
SUBJECTS Pottery -- Laos.
SUBJECTS Laos -- Antiquities.
Media Video DS555.6 .V5 1992
Un Vistazo a las Culturas Prehispanicas de México (1989)
Mexicana de Imagenes.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (26 min.) + study sheet.
SUMMARY Profiles the various civilizations of pre-Colombian Mexico, and discusses their influence on contemporary Mexican culture.
NOTE Commentary in Spanish.
SUBJECTS Mexico -- Civilization.
SUBJECTS Mexico -- History -- To 1519.
SUBJECTS Indians of Mexico -- Antiquities.
Media Video F1219 .V57 1989
Voices in the Stones (1992, C1995)
Kurtis Productions Ltd. and WTTW/Chicago.
DESCRIPTION 1 videocassette (28 min.) + 1 teacher's guide (159 p.: ill.; 28 cm.)
SUMMARY Dr. Linda Schele of the University of Texas takes Bill Kurtis to Copán, Honduras, and back more than 1,000 years into the pre-Columbian culture of the Maya.
SUBJECTS Mayas -- Antiquities.
SUBJECTS Copán Site (Honduras)
Media Video F1435 .V55 1995
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