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The Resource The origin of civilization, The Teaching Company. Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; directors, Jon Leven, Tom Dooley ; content supervisor, Maggie Lyons, (videorecording)

The origin of civilization, The Teaching Company. Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; directors, Jon Leven, Tom Dooley ; content supervisor, Maggie Lyons, (videorecording)

Label
The origin of civilization
Title
The origin of civilization
Statement of responsibility
The Teaching Company. Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; directors, Jon Leven, Tom Dooley ; content supervisor, Maggie Lyons
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Lecture series by Scott MacEachern, professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College discussing the origins of human civilization throughout the world
Cataloging source
hm
Characteristic
videorecording
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
MacEachern, Scott
Dewey number
909
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English
LC call number
CB69
LC item number
.O754 2010
PerformerNote
Taught by Scott MacEachern, professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • MacEachern, Scott
  • Teaching Company
Series statement
Great courses. Ancient & medieval history
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Civilization
  • Culture
Technique
live action
Label
The origin of civilization, The Teaching Company. Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; directors, Jon Leven, Tom Dooley ; content supervisor, Maggie Lyons, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Forty-eight lectures of thirty minutes each by Scott MacEachern, professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College.Taught by Scott MacEachern, professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, course scope, lecture outlines, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 PDF course workbook.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1; Ancient states and civilizations ;; Lecture 2; The history of archaeological research ;; Lecture 3; Studying the origins of states ;; Lecture 4; Archaeological interpretation - Catalhoyuk ;; Lecture 5; Stepping stones to civilization ;; Lecture 6; Trajectories of Cultural Development --; Disc 2. Lecture 7; When is a state a state? ;; Lecture 8; A complex neolithic - Halafian and Samarran ;; Lecture 9; Hierarchy and urbanism - 'Ubaid Mesopotamia ;; Lecture 10; The Uruk world system ;; Lecture 11; Sumer and afterward ;; Lecture 12; Civilization and Pastoralism in Mesopotamia.; Part 2: Disc 3. Lecture 13; The development of writing in Mesopotamia ;; Lecture 14; The gift of the Nile ;; Lecture 15; The Egyptian Predynastic Period ;; Lecture 16; The unification of upper and lower Egypt ;; Lecture 17; Divinity and display in Dynastic Egypt ;; Lecture 18; why so different? Mesopotamia and the Nile --; Disc 4. Lecture 19; Borders and territories of Ancient States ;; Lecture 20; The Levantine Copper and Early Bronze Ages ;; Lecture 21; Hierarchy and society in the Aegean ;; Lecture 22; Early Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations ;; Lecture 23; Palace and Countryside on Crete ;; Lecture 24; How things fall apart - The greek Dark Ages.; Part 3: Disc 5. Lecture 25; First Farmers in the Indus Valley ;; Lecture 26; Cities along the Indus ;; Lecture 27; Seeing what we expect - Power and display ;; Lecture 28; Sedentism and agriculture in early China ;; Lecture 29; State formation in Ancient China ;; Lecture 30; Origins of the Chinese writing system --; Disc 6. Lecture 31; From human sacrifice to the Tao of Politics ;; Lecture 32; Spread of States in Mainland Southeast Asia ;; Lecture 33; Axumite Civilization in Ethiopia ;; Lecture 34; Inland Niger Delta - Hierarchy and heterarchy ;; Lecture 35; Lake Chad Basin - Settlement and complexity ;; Lecture 36; Great Zimbabwe and its successors.; Part 4: Disc 7. Lecture 37; Sedentism and agriculture in MesoamericaI ;; Lecture 38; The Olmec of lowland Mexico ;; Lecture 39; Teotihuacan - The first American city ;; Lecture 40; Beginnings of states in lowland Mesoamerica ;; Lecture 41; The Great May City - States ;; Lecture 42; Epigraphy - Changing views of the Maya --; Disc 8. Lecture 43; Was there a Maya collapse? ;; Lecture 44; Adaptations in Pacific South America ;; Lecture 45; Pyramids and Precocity in coastal Peru ;; Lecture 46; Andean Civilization - Chavin to Chimu ;; Lecture 47; The Florescence of the Inka Empire ;; Lecture 48; Ancient States - Unity and Diversity?
Control code
sky234157301
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (approximately 1,440 min.)
Isbn
9781598036237
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
kp 03/19
Other control number
9781598036237
Other physical details
sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +
Publisher number
  • PD3130-01
  • PD3130-02
  • PD3130-03
  • PD3130-04
  • 3130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The origin of civilization, The Teaching Company. Producer/editor, Jaimee M. Aigret ; directors, Jon Leven, Tom Dooley ; content supervisor, Maggie Lyons, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Forty-eight lectures of thirty minutes each by Scott MacEachern, professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College.Taught by Scott MacEachern, professor of Anthropology at Bowdoin College
  • Course guidebook includes professor biography, course scope, lecture outlines, timeline, glossary, biographical notes, and bibliography
Accompanying material
1 PDF course workbook.
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1: Disc 1. Lecture 1; Ancient states and civilizations ;; Lecture 2; The history of archaeological research ;; Lecture 3; Studying the origins of states ;; Lecture 4; Archaeological interpretation - Catalhoyuk ;; Lecture 5; Stepping stones to civilization ;; Lecture 6; Trajectories of Cultural Development --; Disc 2. Lecture 7; When is a state a state? ;; Lecture 8; A complex neolithic - Halafian and Samarran ;; Lecture 9; Hierarchy and urbanism - 'Ubaid Mesopotamia ;; Lecture 10; The Uruk world system ;; Lecture 11; Sumer and afterward ;; Lecture 12; Civilization and Pastoralism in Mesopotamia.; Part 2: Disc 3. Lecture 13; The development of writing in Mesopotamia ;; Lecture 14; The gift of the Nile ;; Lecture 15; The Egyptian Predynastic Period ;; Lecture 16; The unification of upper and lower Egypt ;; Lecture 17; Divinity and display in Dynastic Egypt ;; Lecture 18; why so different? Mesopotamia and the Nile --; Disc 4. Lecture 19; Borders and territories of Ancient States ;; Lecture 20; The Levantine Copper and Early Bronze Ages ;; Lecture 21; Hierarchy and society in the Aegean ;; Lecture 22; Early Minoan and Mycenaean Civilizations ;; Lecture 23; Palace and Countryside on Crete ;; Lecture 24; How things fall apart - The greek Dark Ages.; Part 3: Disc 5. Lecture 25; First Farmers in the Indus Valley ;; Lecture 26; Cities along the Indus ;; Lecture 27; Seeing what we expect - Power and display ;; Lecture 28; Sedentism and agriculture in early China ;; Lecture 29; State formation in Ancient China ;; Lecture 30; Origins of the Chinese writing system --; Disc 6. Lecture 31; From human sacrifice to the Tao of Politics ;; Lecture 32; Spread of States in Mainland Southeast Asia ;; Lecture 33; Axumite Civilization in Ethiopia ;; Lecture 34; Inland Niger Delta - Hierarchy and heterarchy ;; Lecture 35; Lake Chad Basin - Settlement and complexity ;; Lecture 36; Great Zimbabwe and its successors.; Part 4: Disc 7. Lecture 37; Sedentism and agriculture in MesoamericaI ;; Lecture 38; The Olmec of lowland Mexico ;; Lecture 39; Teotihuacan - The first American city ;; Lecture 40; Beginnings of states in lowland Mesoamerica ;; Lecture 41; The Great May City - States ;; Lecture 42; Epigraphy - Changing views of the Maya --; Disc 8. Lecture 43; Was there a Maya collapse? ;; Lecture 44; Adaptations in Pacific South America ;; Lecture 45; Pyramids and Precocity in coastal Peru ;; Lecture 46; Andean Civilization - Chavin to Chimu ;; Lecture 47; The Florescence of the Inka Empire ;; Lecture 48; Ancient States - Unity and Diversity?
Control code
sky234157301
Dimensions
other
Extent
8 videodiscs (approximately 1,440 min.)
Isbn
9781598036237
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
kp 03/19
Other control number
9781598036237
Other physical details
sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. +
Publisher number
  • PD3130-01
  • PD3130-02
  • PD3130-03
  • PD3130-04
  • 3130
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD format
Video recording format
DVD

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