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The Blooms of Banjeli: Technology and Gender in African Ironmaking

by Carlyn Saltman with Candice Gaucher and Eugenia Herbert
Format
Video; Streaming Video; Online
Summary
The Blooms of Banjeli documents research in Banjeli, Togo on iron-smelting technology, its rituals, and the sexual prohibitions surrounding it. Including rare historical footage from the same village in 1914, it provides a unique technological record of the traditional method of preparing a furnace to smelt iron.
Director
Carlyn Saltman
Release Date
1986
Language
In English
Notes
Title from title frames.
Published
[San Francisco, California, USA] : Kanopy Streaming, 2014.
Recording Info
Originally produced by Documentary Educational Resources in 1986.
Publisher no.
1048890 Kanopy
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1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 29 min.) : digital, .flv file, sound
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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