The Resource Life and death on the River Ganges, Suvajdzic, Carrie D, (electronic resource video)

Life and death on the River Ganges, Suvajdzic, Carrie D, (electronic resource video)

Label
Life and death on the River Ganges
Title
Life and death on the River Ganges
Statement of responsibility
Suvajdzic, Carrie D
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traveling from Gaumukh, the source of the holy Ganges, to Gangasagar, where the river enters the sea, this program acquaints viewers with some of India's venerable cultural traditions-and reflects on environmental factors that are steadily destroying this sacred Indian waterway. The Durga Puja Festival at Gangnani, a wedding procession in Haridwar, ritual bathing at Allahabad, and ritual cremation and evening puja at Varanasi are featured, and the dual impacts of global warming and severe water pollution are addressed. Commentary is provided by academics, yoga master Swami Vivekananda, an Aghori baba, and others
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • 11 & up
  • Some content may be objectionable
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Suvajdzic, Carrie D
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
50
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Biotic communities
  • Marine resources
  • Oceanography
  • Physical geography
  • Ritual
  • Submarine geology
  • India
  • South Asia
Technique
live action
Label
Life and death on the River Ganges, Suvajdzic, Carrie D, (electronic resource video)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://avod.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=20017&xtid=34271
Instantiates
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 14, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Goddess River (3:23) -- Disappearing Glacier (2:20) -- Indian Mystics (4:26) -- Villages on the Ganges (3:06) -- Rishikesh: Yoga Capital of the World (4:16) -- Rishikesh and the Beatles (2:20) -- Haridwar, India (5:57) -- Hinduism and Allahabad (3:23) -- Varanasi (2:42) -- Cremations at Varanasi (4:29) -- Strange Rituals of an Agori Baba (4:00) -- Contaminated Ganges (4:55) -- Varanasi: Evening Puja (3:21)
Control code
100034271
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (50 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color, digital file.
Publisher number
34271
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100034271
  • (Sirsi) 100034271
  • 100034271
  • (OCoLC)709670087
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
Life and death on the River Ganges, Suvajdzic, Carrie D, (electronic resource video)
Link
https://mcpl.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://avod.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=20017&xtid=34271
Copyright
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Feb. 14, 2006
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
  • zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Goddess River (3:23) -- Disappearing Glacier (2:20) -- Indian Mystics (4:26) -- Villages on the Ganges (3:06) -- Rishikesh: Yoga Capital of the World (4:16) -- Rishikesh and the Beatles (2:20) -- Haridwar, India (5:57) -- Hinduism and Allahabad (3:23) -- Varanasi (2:42) -- Cremations at Varanasi (4:29) -- Strange Rituals of an Agori Baba (4:00) -- Contaminated Ganges (4:55) -- Varanasi: Evening Puja (3:21)
Control code
100034271
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (50 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sound, color, digital file.
Publisher number
34271
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 100034271
  • (Sirsi) 100034271
  • 100034271
  • (OCoLC)709670087
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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