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Visual Anthropology: Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, etc.

A Guide to Resources at Temple and Elsewhere


Encyclopedia of cultural anthropology (4 vols) / edited by David Levinson, Melvin Ember

Encyclopedia of Anthropology. Encyclopedia "featuring over 1000 entries that focus on topics in physical/ biological anthropology, archaeology, cultural/social anthropology, linguistics, and applied anthropology. Also included are relevant articles on geology, paleontology, biology, evolution, sociology, psychology, philosophy, and theology." Also available online.

Encyclopedia of the documentary film / Ian Aitken, edito. New York : Routledge, 2006.

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (26 vols) / editors-in-chief N. J. Smelser, P. B. Baltes

Consult the subject guide for Anthropology for a listing of more dictionaries, encyclopedias, etc.

Also, consult the subject guide for Film and Media Studies and Media

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