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Anthropoetics: The Electronic Journal of Generative Anthropology (ejournal)

Anthropology Biography Web
"This biography web has been developed by the anthropology students Minnesota State University, Mankato as a part of our EMuseum. We strive to produce brief descriptions of anthropologists and other scientists that have direct influence on the discipline of anthropology. This is by no means a comprehensive list, but we are continuing to add and it grows each semester."

The Anthropology Review Database (ARD)
"ARD will rapidly become an extensive and fully searchable database of reviews of anthropological books, films & videos, audio recordings, software & multimedia, and on-line resources."

Anthropology Tutorials
Includes 16 physical (biological) anthropology and 7 cultural (social) anthropology online tutorials.
Behavioral Sciences Dept., Palomar College

Bibliographies for Anthropological Research
"The on-line bibliographies are provided as a public service of the Tennessee Archaeology Net maintained by Dr. Kevin Smith at Middle Tennessee State University. Provision of these bibliographies does require substantial disk space, and they will only be maintained if their use and citation justifies."
From Tennessee Archaeology Net

Camping with the Sioux
Fieldwork Diary of Alice Cunningham Fletcher
"The following text is based on two journals kept by Alice Fletcher during a six-week venture into Plains Indian territory in 1881."
National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Country Studies-Area Handbooks
"A continuing series of books prepared by the Federal Research Division of the Library of Congress under the Country Studies/Area Handbook Program sponsored by the Department of the Army. This online series presently contains studies of 85 countries."

Demographic Research
A free, expedited, peer-reviewed journal of the population sciences.
Published by the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Digital South Asia Library (DSAL)
"The Digital South Asia Library is a global collaborative effort to make important and rare resources available to the international community. DSAL includes resources from many disciplines as well as a variety of data types. The component parts of the project include maps, statistics, bibliographies, union lists, indexes, photographs, books and journals, as well as a reference collection that is strong in pedagogical tools for South Asian language learning."
Project of the Center for Research Libraries

The Ethnologue Database
"The Ethnologue is a catalogue of more than 6,700 languages spoken in 228 countries. The Ethnologue Name Index lists over 39,000 language names, dialect names, and alternate names. The Ethnologue Language Family Index organizes languages according to language families."
Barbara F. Grimes, Editor; 13th ed., 1996

Kacike: Journal of Caribbean Amerindian History and Anthropology

Margaret Mead: Human Nature and the Power of Culture
"...presents a selection of materials from its extensive Mead collection, which came to the Library after her death. The corpus of notes and other field materials that Mead preserved are available to scholars interested in evaluating and building on her research. Totaling more than 500,000 items, the Margaret Mead Papers and South Pacific Ethnographic Archives is one of the largest collections for a single individual in the Library. The collection includes manuscripts, diaries, letters, field notes, drawings, prints, photographs, sound recordings, and film. For this exhibition, items have been selected from the collection to document major themes in Mead's life and work."
- Library of Congress Exhibition


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National Park Service History - Publications in Anthropology

  • Confinement and Ethnicity
    An Overview of World War II Japanese American Relocation Sites
    Publications in Anthropology 74 1999 (rev. July 2000)
    Sections include: Essay ; Brief History ; Gila River ; Granada ; Heart Mountain ; Jerome ; Manzanar ; Minidoka ; Poston ; Rohwer ; Topaz ; Tule Lake ; Isolation Centers ; Isolation Centers ; Additional Facilities ; Assembly Centers ; Prisons

Native American Ethnobotany
"A Database of Foods, Drugs, Dyes and Fibers of Native American Peoples, Derived from Plants."
By Dan Moerman, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Native American Repatriation & Reburial: A Bibliography
Compiled by Barb Bocek, Dept. of Archaeology, Stanford University

Revealing Bodies
"Visual images have helped us observe, describe, and conceptualize the human body over the centuries. In conjunction with the Exploratorium's upcoming Revealing Bodies exhibition, this Web site looks at how imagery has changed the way we look at our bodies, drawing from many times and cultures."

The Royal Anthropological Institute
"...is the worldís longest-established scholarly association dedicated to the furtherance of anthropology (the study of humankind) in its broadest and most inclusive sense."

Tending the Commons: Folklife and Landscape in Southern West Virginia
"...incorporates 679 excerpts from original sound recordings and 1,256 photographs from the American Folklife Center's Coal River Folklife Project (1992-99) documenting traditional uses of the mountains in Southern West Virginia's Big Coal River Valley...The online collection includes extensive interviews on native forest species and the seasonal round of traditional harvesting...and documents community cultural events such as storytelling, baptisms in the river, cemetery customs, and the spring "ramp" feasts using the wild leek native to the region. Interpretive texts outline the social, historical, economic, environmental, and cultural contexts of community life, while a series of maps and a diagram depicting the seasonal round of community activities provide special access to collection materials
- American Memory, Library of Congress




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