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Public Broadcasting Associates

Overview
Works: 84 works in 390 publications in 2 languages and 6,636 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  History  Documentary films  Ethnographic television programs  Television programs  Nonfiction films  Science television programs  Historical television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F1435, 973.1
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Most widely held works by Public Broadcasting Associates
Myths and the moundbuilders( Visual )

29 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The huge earthworks and mounds scattered through the eastern half of the United States prompted people in the nineteenth century to speculate that a lost civilization had preceded the Indians then living among the mounds. Though we've known for some time that the ancestors of those Indians actually built the mounds, archaeologists are still exploring their contents for a better understanding of their builders
The Incas( Visual )

22 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of three archaeologists currently excavating in Peru for clues to the Inca way of life during the 16th century. Details the history, culture, and technological achievements of the Incan empire
N!ai the story of a !Kung woman by John Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compilation of footage of the!Kung people of Namibia from 1951 through 1978. Focuses on the changes in the life of these people as seen through the reflections of one woman, N!ai
Maya lord of the jungle by John Angier( Visual )

27 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits ancient sites on the Yucatan Peninsula where new findings are forcing a reappraisal of the past of the Mayans. Researchers display and interpret their findings, setting aside the errors of the past, and quietly working a revolution in pre-Columbian archaeology
Seeking the first Americans by Graham Chedd( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the theories of archaeologists who are searching for clues to the identity of the first people to reach North America between 11,000 and 50,000 years ago
The Chaco legacy( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 396 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines archaeological theories about the rise and fall of Chacoan culture, which had a high level of technical development and flourished over 900 years ago in the area of Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. Shows their extensive water control system, the large network of roads they constructed and several mammoth structures they built. Includes a history of the different excavation projects
Dadi's family by Michael Camerini( Visual )

16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 342 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portrait of a farming family in India which focuses on Dadi, the grandmother, who manages a large household of sons, daughters-in-law and grandchildren and tries to hold the extended family together despite external and internal changes. Looks at the role and lives of women, who become members of their husband's family upon marriage
The Ring of truth by Philip Morrison( Visual )

15 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Morrison takes viewers on a personal journey of the inner workings of science, inviting them to ask questions about the everyday experiences that lie behind scientific results
Lost king of the Maya( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Containing two programs including Lost King of the Maya and Maya Lords of the Jungle, get a closer look at the civilization and the rule of the ancient Mayan people
Margaret Mead, taking note by Ann Peck( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biographical account of the career of anthropologist Margaret Mead. Traces the influences of her work and summarizes her contributions to anthropological theory and method
The Three worlds of Bali( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The artistic culture of Bali has flourished for centuries. This program invites us to experience the inner and outer lives of a people for whom art is essential to sustain the cosmic order
Franz Boas 1852-1942 by T. W Timrek( Visual )

21 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profile of the German physicist who was responsible for shaping the course of American anthropology, by bringing discipline and order to a field that had previously dealt in subjective "race classification." Includes reflections and anecdotes by scholars and students, excerpts from journals and letters, and archival photographs. Discusses the Kwakiutl Indians, the principal subjects of Boas' field work
Other people's garbage( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reviews the findings of archaeologists working at three sites in the United States and explains what their findings reveal about day-to-day life in America's recent past
Little injustices Laura Nader looks at the law by Terry Kay Rockefeller( Visual )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropologist Laura Nader narrates this cross-cultural study of institutionalized conflict resolution. Shows how, in a remote Mexican village, face-to-face conflict among a small population demands swift and effective redress for injustices, while in the United States consumers with defective products are lost in a morass of frustrating claims, slow and costly legal action, ineffective public agencies, and unresponsive corporate entities
Journey to the occupied lands( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Producer-correspondent Michael Ambrosino examines the Israeli-occupied territories of the West Bank and the Gaza Strip through a personal journey that explores the bitter and complex issues of land ownership, the scope and future of the Israeli settlements, the harsh realities of Israeli military justice, and daily life under Israeli occupation
On the cowboy trail( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows Ray Holmes, one of the last true cowboys, who still rides herd in the cattle country of southeastern Montana, and looks at how new farming techniques and strip-mining threaten time-honored traditions of ranching and the land itself
The ancient mariners( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs, through the work of marine archaeologists in the Aegean, ships of antiquity, featuring details of their design and fabrication. Shows that ancient ships are treasure troves of information, including the documentation of trade routes, products, and even social conditions. Includes animated sequences and special sound effects, along with maps and photographs
Ben's mill( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how, in northeastern Vermont, Ben Thresher operates his nineteenth-century, waterpowered mill to provide tubs, sleds, and tools needed by local farmers. Tells how, almost a century and a half old, his mill and mill technology were critical to America's development
The American Indian collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This remarkable PBS series illuminates the true heritage of America's native peoples
The ring of truth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "Mapping", a Ryder rental van is turned into a mobile star-sighting observatory on a long voyage through Nebraska and Kansas as Morrison re-measures the earth
 
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