Item Details

New Worlds [electronic resource]

produced by The Pennsylvania State University and WQED/Pittsburgh
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Explores the Age of Discovery and provides evidence that cultures, like biological species, have evolved independently and globally. Reveals a broad range of cultures from the vast empires of the Aztecs and Incas to roving bands of hunter-gatherers.
Release Date
1993
Run Time
57 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
high school/college
9-12+
Notes
Series contrasts physical evidence from long-ago societies with the practices of contemporary cultures to give new insights into the evolution of humankind and its societies.
Series
Out of the Past
Series Statement
Out of the past ; 1
ISBN
1559467576 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c1993.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details

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