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HUMAN 133 People, Language and Culture: People

This subject guide is for students in Humanities 133.

Anthropology Video Collection (FoD)

Films on Demand - Anthropology Videos image - tattooed face in profile

NPR - StoryCorps

Using StoryCorps

StoryCorps is a national project to record and archive the personal stories that matter in people's lives. StoryCorps’ describes its mission as preserving and sharing humanity’s stories in order to build connections between people and create a more just and compassionate world.

Search by keyword or browse by topic/collection.

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storycorps homepage showing options

Using Global Warrior

Using Global Road Warrior

This database is a fun one to search! When you need to know more about a specific country, it's people, cultures, currency, government systems, and more - this is the database for you! 

A sample search:

As shown in the images below, you can search for info on over 170 countries, or use the interactive map to get access to a country profile.

(click on image to enlarge)Database homepage

Looking at the results:

Once you pick a country, you can select a range of topics as outlined in the images below.

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country overview article

Search tips:
  •  In the image just above, notice that you can get an MLA or APA citation for the articles you view. 
  • Note the expanding menu on the left-hand side of an article. You can search through a variety of topics such as the country's climate, government system, culture, education systems, and more.

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expanding menu with subtopics

Related Articles & Links

Other Databases to Try - World & Cultures