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Once a society attains such a threshold, many new cultural opportunities become open to its people. The film provides a richly detailed portrait of the residents of Kotla Mubarakpur, an "urban village" in South Delhi, by focusing on the family of Sarita and Raman Bhardwaj and their friends and neighbors. Jason Slone has an excellent ethnography of the intellectual ticks of modern American cultural anthropology. DVD 5946 A documentary about Umbanda, Brazil's fastest-growing religion.

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