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Cultural & Academic Films

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?”

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Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, GMOs, Genetically modified food, Food
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Brazil, Economy, International relations
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Environmentalism, Activism, web platform
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Economics, Manufactured housing, income
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Conservation, Activism, Environmentalism
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Agriculture, Environmental Science, regulations
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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This video is part of the Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive.
Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Media culture, Harry Potter, Millennial generation
Source: MiddMedia A/V exports
Middlebury College Digital Lecture Archive
Aug 5, 2019 Middlebury College
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Topics: Middlebury College, Lectures, Storytelling, Film, Writing
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UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his law school memories
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks abouts his years before law school
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his pride for the law school
Topic: UMKC Proud
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his pride for family and career
Topic: UMKC Proud
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his involvement and interest in politics
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his family
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his career path
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about the changes in the practice of law
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his first day of law school
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his activities during law school
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about the changes in the practice of law
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about a story from his Courtroom
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his advice to law students
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Judge Gant talks about his undergrad years
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about how having a background in law is a tremendous asset no matter what field you end up in
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about his family
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about various positions he held after law school before focusing on his family business
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about his mentor and idol while he was attending Law School
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about being the first in his family to graduate from high school, the first to graduate from college and the first to graduate with a law degree
Topic: UMKC Proud
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about the impact of computers and the Internet on the practice of law
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer remembers his former law school faculty and classmates
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about how he balanced school, work and family
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer shares some valuable advice with students interested in attending law school
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about growing up in Kansas City before joining the Marine Corps
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about his ambission to be a US Diplomat before attending law school
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks advice to current students
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about his accomplishments
Topic: UMKC Proud
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about military service after law school
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about his legacy
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about a surprise witness
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about how law practice has changed over the last 60 years
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about participating in Moot Court
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about fond memories of law school faculty
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt gives back to the law school in the form of a scholarship
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about starting his law career
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Dewitt talks about his efforts to start intercollegiate athletics at UMKC
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about his retirement from law practice
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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DeWitt talks about moving to Kansas City and dreaming of a career in law
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about the desirability of a law degree.
Topic: Advice to Students
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about what influenced him to attend law school
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about finding valuable mentors
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about his accomplishments
Topic: UMKC Proud
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about former law school faculty
Topic: Memories of Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about staying the course
Topic: After Law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about changes affecting law practice today
Topic: Changes in the Practice of Law
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Jan 24, 2019 UMKC School of Law Library
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Falcone talks about keeping an open mind
Topic: Before law School
UMKC Law Legacy Project
Nov 15, 2018 UMKC School of Law Library
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Norman Besheer talks about being the first in his family to graduate from high school, the first to graduate from college and the first to graduate with a law degree. 
Topics: UMKC Law, Legacy
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 3, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2014 Port Washington Play Troupe radio play production of "It's a Wonderful LIfe".  In partnership with WCWP 88.1 FM.  November 22nd, 2014.  Hillwood Recital Hall.  C.W. Post College, LIU.  Brookville, NY.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 3, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2014 Port Washington Play Troupe radio play production of "The Philadelphia Story".  In partnership with WCWP 88.1 FM, the community public radio station of LIU Post.  Hillwood Recital Hall.  Tilles Center at C.W. Post, LIU.  Brookville, NY.  September 27th, 2014.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 2, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2014 Port Washington Play Troupe radio play production of "The Thin Man".  In partnership with WCWP 88.1 FM, the community public radio station of LIU Post.  Hillwood Recital Hall.  Tilles Center at C.W. Post, LIU.  Brookville, NY.  April 25th, 2014.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 2, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2014 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "War of the Worlds".  In partnership with WCWP 88.1 FM.  October 30th, 2014.  Hillwood Recital Hall.  C.W. Post College.  Brookville, NY.   Directed by Kate Beckman.  Production Manager - Robert Raduazzo.  Foley Design - Brian E. Long.  Foley Artist - Phyllis M. Montuori.  Music Consultant & Pianist - David Barnett.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 2, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2014 Port Washington Play Troupe radio play production of "The 1940's Radio Hour".  The Landmark on Main Street.  Port Washington, NY. July 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 & 27, 2014.  Directed by Brian E. Long.  Musical direction by David Barnett.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 2, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2014 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "War of the Worlds".  In partnership with WCWP 88.1 FM.  October 30th, 2014.  Hillwood Recital Hall.  C.W. Post College.  Brookville, NY.   Directed by Brian E. Long.  Production Manager - Robert Raduazzo.  Foley Design - Brian E. Long & Tim Lavelle.  Music Consultant & Pianist - David Barnett.
Topic: Performing Arts
Port Washington Performing Arts
Nov 2, 2017 Port Washington Play Troupe
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2014 Port Washington Play Troupe production of "War of the Worlds".  In partnership with WCWP 88.1 FM.  October 30th, 2014.  Hillwood Recital Hall.  C.W. Post College.  Brookville, NY.   Directed by Kate Beckman.  Production Manager - Robert Raduazzo.  Foley Design - Brian E. Long.  Foley Artist - Phyllis M. Montuori.  Music Consultant & Pianist - David Barnett.
Topic: Performing Arts
TED Talks
Jul 13, 2017 TED.com
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Rivers are one of nature's most powerful forces — they bulldoze mountains and carve up the earth, and their courses are constantly moving. Understanding how they form and how they'll change is important for those that call their banks and deltas home. In this visual-packed talk, geoscientist Liz Hajek shows us how rocks deposited by ancient rivers can be used as a time machine to study the history of the earth, so we can figure out how to more sustainably live on it today.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TEDx, ancient world, climate change, environment, nature, rivers, science,...
Fadiman Social Documentaries
Aug 26, 2016 Dorothy Fadiman
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign.  Computer expert Chuck Herrin describes how he wirelessly changed 1.3 million votes from a parking lot outside of an election building.
Topics: rigging, election, fadiman, dorothy, elections at risk
Fadiman Social Documentaries
Aug 25, 2016 Dorothy Fadiman
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Part of the Elections at Risk campaign.  Exit polls on election night 2004 showed a commanding lead for John Kerry. By the end of the night, there had been a "red shift" throughout swing states, giving George Bush the electoral votes he needed to retain the Presidency.
Topics: vote tallies, elections at risk, dorothy, fadiman
Fadiman Social Documentaries
May 7, 2016 Dorothy Fadiman
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People who offer unconditional loving support to someone with a disability can transform a challenged person's life from a struggle to a meaningful journey. In this film, a blind, brain injured woman lives a full life because of the quality of attention she receives from her parents, sister and helpers.
Topics: gill, annie, steve, brain injury, music, singing
TED Talks
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Satellite imaging has revolutionized our knowledge of the Earth, with detailed images of nearly every street corner readily available online. But Planet Labs' Will Marshall says we can do better and go faster — by getting smaller. He introduces his tiny satellites — no bigger than 10 by 10 by 30 centimeters — that, when launched in a cluster, provide high-res images of the entire planet, updated daily.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, TED Conference, astronomy, space, technology, TED2014, 2014
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
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In the video, Medact project archivist, Elena Carter, gives a tour of the newly catalogued collection and highlights some areas of research interest. The film is shot in the Wellcome Library archive stacks, with footage of the archive materials filmed in the Library���s Rare Materials Room. There is a brief sequence from the COI video 'Protect and Survive' which was licensed from the BFI for the project.
Topics: Peace movements, Nuclear disarmament, Antinuclear movement, Radiation, Radioactive Hazard Release,...
Wellcome Library Moving Image Collection
Jul 6, 2015
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A folding almanac in Latin, containing a calendar (three months per leaf) and astrological tables and diagrams. Produced in England c.1415-1420 (the calendar includes the feast of John of Beverley, whose cult was proclaimed by Henry V after victory at Agincourt on 7 May 1415). It follows the Kalendar ad meridiem Oxonie of John Somer (1380), and contains data for the four Metonic cycles starting in 1387, 1406, 1425 and 1444, with lists of solar eclipses between 1384 and 1462 and lunar eclipses...
Topics: Almanacs sh 85003744, Calendars sh 85018851, Astrology sh 85008893, Eclipses sh 85040736, Middle...
TED Talks
Mar 17, 2015 TED.com
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Everybody knows that most women go a little crazy right before they get their period, that their reproductive hormones cause their emotions to fluctuate wildly. Except: There's very little scientific consensus about premenstrual syndrome. Says psychologist Robyn Stein DeLuca, science doesn't agree on the definition, cause, treatment or even existence of PMS. She explores what we know and don't know about it — and why the popular myth has persisted.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, psychology, women, TEDxSBU, 2014
TED Talks
Feb 6, 2015 TED.com
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Do you have a TED Talk inside, just bursting to come out? Take this tongue-in-cheek musical journey to “Give Your Talk.” A musical love letter to our speakers — written, directed and performed by the TED staff.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, dance, genetics, music, TED in the Field, 2014
TED Talks
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It sounds counterintuitive, but by 2030, many of the world's largest economies will have more jobs than adult citizens to do those jobs. In this data-filled — and quite charming — talk, human resources expert Rainer Strack suggests that countries ought to look across borders for mobile and willing job seekers. But to do that, they need to start by changing the culture in their businesses.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, business, global issues, productivity, work, TED@BCG Berlin, 2014
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Plenty of good things are done in the name of religion, and plenty of bad things too. But what is religion, exactly — is it good or bad, in and of itself? Philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah offers a generous, surprising view.
Topics: Tedtalks, TED, Talks, atheism, faith, global issues, philosophy, religion, TEDSalon NY2014, 2014
Pankaj Oudhia
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Indian states Chhattisgarh and Odisha are rich in Biodiversity. Pankaj Oudhia is documenting Traditional Medicinal Knowledge about herbs and insects since year 1990. This series is an effort to present Herbal Wealth of these states through movies. There are over 15000 movies in this series.   Related Links Encyclopedia of Tribal Medicines by Pankaj Oudhia https://archive.org/details/EncyclopediaOfTribalMedicinesByPankajOudhia Compilation of Pankaj Oudhia’s Research and Documentation work on...
Topics: Tribal Medicinal Plants of Chhattisgarh, Tribal Medicines of Agariya Tribe, Tribal Medicines of...
Pankaj Oudhia
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Medicinal Rice Formulations of India popular among Senior Oryza Experts.  Tertiary/Septenary/Octonary/Nonary/Denary Ingredients of Important Traditional Herbal Formulations from Pankaj Oudhia’s Medicinal Plant Database Medicinal Rice of India with reference to Healing Flora of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Karnataka, Kerala, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Arunachal Pradesh, Orissa, Rajasthan, Tamilnadu, Punjab, Haryana, West Bengal, Uttarakhand and...
Topics: Mucuna Root Toxicity, Biodiversity Driven Drug Discovery, Oryza Research by Pankaj Oudhia, Vedic...