Limit search to available items
Streaming video

Title The tree of iron / by Peter O'Neil and Frank Muhly, Jr., with Peter Schmidt ; cinematographer, Peter O'Neill ; film editors, Winnie Lambrecht, Peter O'Neill ; animation, Lorie Loeb ; project director & anthropologist, Dr. Peter R. Schmidt ; narrator, Don Wescott
Published [Place of publication not identified] : Foundation for African Prehistory & Archaeology [production company] ; Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources [distributor], ©1988


Description 1 online resource (1 streaming video (57 min.))
Series Ethnographic video online
Summary Documents archaeological work on ancient civilization in Africa. It also deals with an African iron smelting. The tree in the film's title refers to an enormous tree of great antiquity that is the symbolic center of Haya iron production. Set in Tanzania, East Africa
Notes English narration, Swahili conversations, other African languages, and English voice-over and subtitles
Print version record
Subject Schmidt, Peter R. (Peter Ridgway), 1942-
Schmidt, Peter R. (Peter Ridgway), 1942-
Iron-works -- Tanzania
Iron industry and trade -- Tanzania
Haya (African people)
Haya (African people) -- Social life and customs
Haya (African people) -- Rites and ceremonies
Iron -- Metallurgy -- History
Haya (African people)
Haya (African people) -- Social life and customs.
Iron industry and trade.
Iron -- Metallurgy.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Ethnographic films.
Nonfiction films.
Form Streaming video
Author O'Neill, Peter, 1945-
Muhly, Frank
Wescott, Don
Schmidt, Peter R. (Peter Ridgway), 1942-
Foundation for African Prehistory & Archaeology.
Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)