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Title The water of words : a cultural ecology of an eastern Indonesian island / a film by Timothy Asch, James Fox, Patsy Asch ; Timothy Asch, filmmaker and co-producer ; Patsy Asch, editor and co-producer
Published Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, 1983
Online access available from:
Ethnographic Video Online    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (30 min.)
Series Ethnographic video online, volume 1
Summary "Explores the poetry and ecology of the lontar (borassus) palm on the eastern Indonesian island of Roti"--Container
Notes "Produced by Department of Anthropology, Research School of Pacific Studies, the Australian National University and Documentary Educational Resources"--Opening credits
Subtitle on container: A cultural ecology of a small island in eastern Indonesia
English and Roti with English subtitles
Subject Borassus sundaica.
Documentary films.
Economic anthropology -- Indonesia -- Roti Island.
Ethnology -- Indonesia -- Roti Island.
Human ecology -- Indonesia -- Roti Island.
Palms -- Indonesia -- Roti Island.
Genre/Form Video recordings.
Form Streaming video
Author Asch, Patsy.
Asch, Timothy.
Fox, James J., 1940-
Australian National University. Department of Anthropology.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)