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Gardner, Robert 1925-2014

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Islam, empire of faith by Robert Gardner( Visual )

46 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,812 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documents the rise and growth of Islam throughout the world, from the birth of Prophet Muhammad in the 6th century through the peak of the Ottoman Empire 1000 years later. Discusses the impact of Islamic civilization on world history and culture
Gardens of war; life and death in the New Guinea stone age by Robert Gardner( Book )

22 editions published between 1968 and 1986 in English and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barbarians( Visual )

6 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 816 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explore the origins of the Huns, Goths, Vikings, and Mongols. Shot on location featuring interviews, reenactments and narrated by Clancy Brown, this brings to life the powerful leaders, and drive that kept empires in terror for centuries
Dead birds by Robert Gardner( Visual )

48 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a photographic and ethnographic study which was sponsored by the Peabody Museum from Feb. 1961 to Nov. 1963 of the Dani, a people dwelling in the Grand Valley of the Baliem, high in the mountains of West New Guinea
Arab & Jew : return to the promised land by David K Shipler( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Illustrates both unchanging views and an evolution of attitudes by Israelis and Palestinians from before and after the Oslo peace process. This program is a journey through the psychological landscape where Arabs and Jews meet. By allowing both Palestinians and Israelis to explore their own attitudes, the film searches throught their minds and emotions for the points of conflict and the regions of accord."
Elie Wiesel : first person singular by Elie, 1928- ; Gardner, Robert, 1925- ; Grossbach, David. ; Hurt, William Wiesel( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 585 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nobel peace prize laureate Elie Wiesel reflects upon his life, his work and his concerns for the future of mankind
Egypt : quest for immortality by Robert Gardner( Visual )

8 editions published between 1995 and 1998 in English and Danish and held by 497 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the opening of the tomb of Tutankhamen the world was provided with details of the ancient civilization of Egypt. In the land of the pharaohs a culture existed that believed in eternal life for all, from farmer to aristocrat. Now archaeologists are discovering the mysteries of the ancients, from preparing a mummy for burial to the technology necessary to raise enormous stone buildings
The Nuer by Robert Gardner( Visual )

28 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Nuer call themselves Naath. Only their immediate neighbors, the Dinka, Shilluk and Arabs, call them Nuer. Most foreigners, which includes those with whom the Nuer neither fought nor traded, are called Bar which means 'almost entirely cattleless'
Warnings from the ice( Visual )

3 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eleven thousand years ago, the world's temperatures suddenly rose drastically, creating a climate shift within a human lifetime that is nearly unimaginable. Miles deep, the frigid expanse holds 70 percent of the world's fresh water in a deep freeze cold enough to shatter steel. Recently things have been heating up. In 1995, an iceberg the size of Rhode Island broke off from the Larsen ice shelf along the Antarctic coast, hinting at a potential meltdown. If the entire West Antarctic Ice Sheet were to follow suit, sea level would rise by almost 20 feet, wiping out entire cities, redrawing coastlines, and leave millions homeless
Barbarians II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The savage story of four of history's most fearsome tribes: the Saxons, the Franks, the Vandals, and the Lombards, who cut a swatch of destruction through the heart of the Roman world for the better part of a millennium
Ika hands : a conversation with Octavio Paz by Robert Gardner( Visual )

13 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and South American Indian and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the highlands of Northern Columbia the Ika live a strenuous and isolated life, economically dependent on small gardens and a handful of domestic animals. They are thought to be descendants of the Maya who fled from the turmoil of Central American High Civilization's warring states to the remote valleys of Colombia's Sierra Nevadas
Forest of bliss( Visual )

29 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A film without voiceover commentary, involves the viewer in an intense encounter with daily life in Benares, India's most holy city, from one sunrise to the next. It looks at specifics, and but also opens itself to larger concerns such as the eternal cycles and metamorphoses of water, earth, flesh wood and fire, wind and the spirit
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

16 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this classic documentary, the Kalahari Bushmen of Africa wage a constant war for survival against the hot arid climate and unyielding soil. 'The Hunters' focuses on four men who undertake a hunt to obtain meat for their village. he chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
Loving Krishna by Allen J Moore( Visual )

15 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Loving Krishna is about the worship of Krishna and the meaning of devotion. It explores the rural and urban character of the town of Vishnapur in West Bengal by examining the royal past, everyday life, work in traditional arts and crafts, bazaar exchange, and sacred rituals and festivals
Altar of fire by Robert Gardner( Visual )

15 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and Hindi and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Documentary film about a twelve-day ancient Vedic ritual performed by Mambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975
Rivers of sand by Robert Gardner( Visual )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The people portrayed in this film are called Hamar. They dwell in the thorny scrubland of southwestern Ethiopia. They are isolated by some distant choice that now limits their movement and defines their condition
Arabs and Jews : wounded spirits in a promised land by PBS( Visual )

9 editions published between 1989 and 1997 in English and held by 249 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the roots of tensions between Arabs and Jews in Israel, the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. Exposes prejudices, as well as images and stereotypes held by the two groups
Serpent mother by Allen Moore( Visual )

9 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 245 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Serpent Mother is about devotion to the Goddess of Snakes and the importance of divine female power in West Bengal Indian life. The film's focus is the Jhapan Festival, the great celebration of snakes
African carving : a Dogon Kanaga mask by Thomas D Blakely( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the ceremonies and rituals surrounding the Kanaga mask. Shows the ritual of carving the mask and presents parts of the ceremony in which the mask is used to release the spirit of a dead man
Good to pull : Bon à tirer : with Michael Mazur and Robert Townsend (master printer) by Robert Gardner( Visual )

3 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in English and held by 240 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Making marks, or causing them to be made as in the case of filmmakers, is what artists do. They see, imagine, hallucinate some shape, color or tone and then pick up their tools to render it in steel, light, copper or almost anything else. Here are three examples of what can happen
 
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Gardner, Bob 1925-

Gardner, Bob 1925-2014

Gardner, R. 1925-

Gardner, R. 1925-2014

Gardner, Robert 1925- anthropologue

Gardner, Robert 1925- réalisateur

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