Prime-Time Society: An Anthropological Analysis of Television and Culture, Updated Edition

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-12-15
  • Publisher: Routledge

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A landmark comparative study (U.S. and Brazil) of television's social and cultural effects on human behavior. The Updated Edition brings forward the author's research on this topic since the original volume was published in 1990 with an extensive new Introduction.

Author Biography

Conrad Phillip Kottak is Professor of Anthropology at the University of Michigan.

Table of Contents

Opening Remarks
The Origin of Early Israel - Current Debate
Keynote Lectures
The Rise of Early Israel: Archaeology and Long-Term History Israel Finkelstein
The Search for Early Israel: Historical Perspective
Egyptians and Hebrews, from Ra'amses to Jericho
Panel Discussion
The Origins of Ancient Israel - The Documentary Evidence
The Origins of Israel: Can We Safely Ignore The Bible?
A Response from the 'Plains of Moab' Kay Prag Comments on the Papers of Kitchen
Response to Israel Finkelstein
Exodus and the Dorian Invasion Greece
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