This high quality video and multimedia database has over 13,000 academic, vocational, and life-skills films. Subject coverage includes applied disciplines such as education, business, and criminal justice; social sciences such as psychology, sociology, and anthropology; the humanities such as art, history, and English; and the sciences such as biology, earth science, and environmental science. The average film is 40 minutes long, contains a summary description of the film, and is divided into segments that can be viewed independently. It is an excellent source of audiovisual material on a wide range of subjects.
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This comprehensive four volume encyclopedia (2011) has over 150 entries on the food cultures of countries from every continent. Each entry covers the major foodstuffs, cooking practices, typical meals, restaurant culture, role of food in special occasions, and dietary health concerns of a specific country. The average entry is 25-30 paragraphs long and includes one or two recipes of the nation as well as 5-6 references to secondary sources. It is an excellent and detailed source of information on international cuisine and eating habits.