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Thanks for watching: an anthropological study of video sharing on YouTube




Lange, Patricia G., author
University Press of Colorado, publisher

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YouTube hosts one billion visitors monthly and sees more than 400 hours of video uploaded every minute. An anthropological perspective on this mediated social environment, demonstrating how core concepts from anthropology-participant-observation, reciprocity, and community-apply to sociality and how to reconceptualize and update these concepts.--Provided by publisher.


Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Access is limited to the Adams State University, Colorado State University, Colorado State University Pueblo, Community College of Denver, Fort Lewis College, Metropolitan State University Denver, Regis University, University of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Colorado Boulder, University of Colorado Colorado Springs, University of Colorado Denver, University of Denver, University of Northern Colorado, University of Wyoming, Utah State University and Western Colorado University communities only.


YouTube (Electronic resource)
Online social networks -- Social aspects
Internet videos -- Social aspects
Mass media and anthropology
Mass media and culture


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