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Public Broadcasting Associates

Overview
Works: 92 works in 385 publications in 2 languages and 6,826 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Documentary films  History  Ethnographic television programs  Television programs  Nonfiction films  Historical television programs  Science 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 )

28 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 830 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 704 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
N!ai the story of a !Kung woman by John Marshall( Visual )

14 editions published between 1978 and 2007 in English and held by 701 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 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Visits ancient sites on the Yucatan Peninsula where new findings are forcing a reappraisal of the past of the Mayans
The Chaco legacy( Visual )

19 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 425 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 )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 405 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 336 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
Lost king of the Maya( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 250 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
The Three worlds of Bali( Visual )

16 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 226 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the Indonesian island of Bali, the arts influence almost every aspect of daily life. The Balinese make artistic offerings of music, dance, poetry, and even food in order to maintain the delicate balance between the world they live in, the world of the gods, and the world of the demons
Margaret Mead, taking note by Ann Peck( Visual )

17 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 217 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
Other people's garbage( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 180 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 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropologist Laura Nader compares the Mexican and American legal systems and how they resolve consumer complaints
On the cowboy trail( Visual )

12 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 161 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 158 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 )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 151 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 117 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 )

2 editions 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 )

7 editions published between 1980 and 1988 in English and held by 91 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 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 Kirghiz of Afghanistan( Visual )

5 editions published between 1981 and 1991 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kirghiz, who are skilled at herd management, have adapted well to a cold and difficult environment on the "Roof of the World." In working, celebrating, interacting with each other, and adapting to new ways in a new environment, the Kirghiz demonstrate the dignity and purpose of their lives
 
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