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The first significant professional study of a non-tribal agricultural community was carried out in 1956-1957 in Garmsār, 100 km southeast of Tehran, by Alberts, whose dissertation (1963) remains the most comprehensive study of a village cluster. The research conducted by the Department of Anthropology staff covers a wide range of topics and areas of the world. Produced-directed by Amy Kalafa and Alex Gunuey. 1993. 58 min. However, basic cultural norms shape the behaviors and ideologies of those who identify with a specific culture.

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