New Lives for Old

Location:Manus Island, Papua New Guinea
Subject:Culture change; Margaret Mead
Length:20 minutes
Year Released:1959
Series:Dillingham Lecture
Distributor:Penn State Media & Technology Support Services (rental)
Library Code:UHM AV/C VIDEOTAPE 1024
Description:Subtitle: The Effects of New Communications on Old Cultures in the Pacific. Presents a comparative study by Margaret Mead of the Manus people of the Admiralty Islands in 1928 and after World War II. Dioramas from the American Museum of Natural History are used to show the life of the people in 1928. Live-action photography documents the people's lives after 1945.
Record No:1427
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