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Public Broadcasting Associates

Overview
Works: 80 works in 399 publications in 1 language and 6,434 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Documentary films  Ethnographic television programs  Television programs  Biography  Historical television programs  Nonfiction films  Biographical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: F1435, 973.1
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Public Broadcasting Associates
Myths and the moundbuilders( Visual )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film explores the theories about the origins of the earthworks created by the Hopewell (300 B.C.-300 A.D.) and Mississippian (ca. 1200 A.D.) cultures
Maya lord of the jungle by John Angier( Visual )

22 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 574 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
The Chaco legacy( Visual )

17 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 405 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines archaeological theories, including those held by Gwinn Vivian, about the rise and fall of Chacoan culture, which flourished 900 years ago in the area of Chaco Canyon, N.M
Seeking the first Americans by Graham Chedd( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 384 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 )

17 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 334 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
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

Margaret Mead became a world-renowned anthropologist through her studies of children and families. This comprehensive documentary chronicles Mead's life and career as a humanist, scholar and scientist, and her qualities as a researcher, thinker, teacher, friend, wife and mother
The Three worlds of Bali( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 215 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
Franz Boas : 1852-1942 by Franz Boas( Visual )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary on anthropologist Franz Boas, focusing on his fieldwork with the Kwakiutl, his teaching career at Columbia University and Barnard College, and his outstanding theoretical contributions to the field of anthropology, particularly bringing discipline and order to a field that had previously dealt in subjective "race classification" and ignored cultural context
Little injustices : Laura Nader looks at the law by Terry Kay Rockefeller( Visual )

19 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Anthropologist Laura Nader compares the resolution of everyday complaints in law between a small Zapotec Indian village and 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 an impersonal law and on large corporations
Other people's garbage( Visual )

14 editions published between 1979 and 2010 in English and held by 169 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
Journey to the occupied lands( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 2005 in English and held by 156 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
The ancient mariners( Visual )

14 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and held by 141 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 1852-1942( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 2 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
N!ai, the story of a!Kung woman( Visual )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library 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
 
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