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Public Broadcasting Associates

Overview
Works: 91 works in 359 publications in 1 language and 6,817 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Case studies  Interviews  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F3429, 973.1
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Most widely held works by Public Broadcasting Associates
Myths and the moundbuilders ( Visual )
27 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 902 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 )
18 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in English and held by 747 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the work of three archaeologists currently excavating in Peru for clues to the Inca way of life. Details the history, culture, and technological achievements of the Incan empire
Maya lord of the jungle by John Angier ( Visual )
23 editions published between 1980 and 2012 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 678 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Visits ancient sites on the Yucatan Peninsula where new findings are forcing a reappraisal of the past of the Mayans
N!ai the story of a!Kung woman by John Marshall ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 676 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
The Chaco legacy ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 452 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
Seeking the first Americans by Graham Chedd ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 425 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
Dadi's family by Michael Camerini ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 352 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 Three worlds of Bali ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Steve Lansing guides the viewer on an exploration of the Indonesian, temple-based, civilization of Bali, which is coming to terms with the technological West. Shows how Balinese religion unites and involves the people at every level of society
Margaret Mead, taking note by Ann Peck ( Visual )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Margaret Mead was largely responsible for popularizing anthropology in America. From her pioneering studies of children to her speeches about the fate of the environment, Mead was both a student of the world and its teacher
Little injustices Laura Nader looks at the law by Terry Kay Rockefeller ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anthropologist Laura Nader compares the resolution of everyday legal complaints as conducted in a small Zapotec Indian village and in the United States. Studies are based on a 10-year study of 5000 consumer complaints. She discusses the legal procedures and remedies, and comments on the problems of impersonal law
Other people's garbage ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 188 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
On the cowboy trail ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows Ray Holmes, one of the last of the old-time cowpunchers, who still rides herd in the cattle country of southeastern Montana, and looks at how strip-mining threatens time-honored traditions of ranching and the land itself
The Ring of truth by Philip Morrison ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1987 and 1991 in English and held by 175 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
The ancient mariners ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 157 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
Franz Boas, 1858-1942 by T. W Timrek ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 118 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
Journey to the occupied lands ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 101 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
Franz Boas 1852-1942 ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 93 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
Ben's mill ( Visual )
14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 87 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 76 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 69 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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