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Gardner, Robert 1925-2014

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Most widely held works by Robert Gardner
Islam, empire of faith by Robert Gardner( Visual )

59 editions published between 2000 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This three-part program 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 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dead birds by Robert Gardner( Visual )

65 editions published between 1962 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 821 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes a photographic and ethnographic study running 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
Barbarians( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2011 in English and held by 808 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
Arab & Jew : return to the promised land by David K Shipler( Visual )

9 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 680 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 Wiesel( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

32 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in English and Nilo-Saharan and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the most important relationships and events in the lives of the Nuer, Nilotic people in Sudan and on the Ethiopian border. Demonstrates the vital significance of cattle and their central importance in all Nuer thought and behavior
Ika Hands by Robert Gardner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and South American Indian and held by 496 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
Good to Pull (Bon À Tirer) by Robert Gardner( Visual )

7 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 488 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This short video is about a collaboration between the artist Michael Mazur and his master printer, Robert Townsend, as they work on a suite of etchings drawn from the celebrated monotypes Mazur made for Dante's Inferno. The monotypes were published in an earlier collaboration between Mazur and Robert Pinsky, the poet and translator
Egypt : quest for immortality by Robert Gardner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2002 in English and Danish and held by 478 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 aristocracy. Now archaeologists are discovering the mysteries of the ancients, from preparing a mummy for burial to the technology necessary to raise enormous stone buildings
Forest of Bliss by Robert Gardener( Visual )

37 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 441 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, but also opens itself to larger concerns such as the eternal cycles and metamorphoses of water and earth, flesh and wood, and fire, wind, and the spirit
Altar of Fire by Robert Gardner( Visual )

22 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in English and Hindi and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film records a 12 day ritual performed by Mambudiri Brahmins in Kerala, southwest India, in April 1975. This event was possibly the last performance of the Agnicayana, a Vedic ritual of sacrifice dating back 3,000 years and probably the oldest surviving human ritual
Rome : rise and fall of an empire( Visual )

7 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Filled with dramatic reenachtments and action-packed battle scenes, this 11-part series tells the story of the roman Empire, from its violent birth to its violent end
The hunters by John Marshall( Visual )

19 editions published between 1956 and 2014 in English and held by 394 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. The chronicle of their 13-day trek becomes part of the village's folklore, illustrating the ancient roots and continual renewal of African tribal cultures
Barbarians II( Visual )

3 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
Warnings from the ice( Visual )

6 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 369 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
Dancing with Miklos by Robert Gardner( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 344 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
Sons of Shiva by Robert Gardner( Visual )

23 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and Bengali and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sons of Shiva is a sustained attempt to film a four-day ceremony concerned with the worship of Shiva. Devotees of the God Shiva are shown from the initial taking of the Sacred Thread through gradually intensifying action to a culmination in a variety of ascetic and self denying practices
Loving Krishna by Allen J Moore( Visual )

16 editions published between 1985 and 2014 in English and held by 338 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
Deep Hearts by Robert Gardner( Visual )

17 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in English and Fula and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An ethnographic portrayal of the Bororo people of Niger, showing an annual ritual dance, which symbolizes their beliefs about containing and controlling their feelings of love
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Alternative Names
Gardner, Bob 1925-

Gardner, Bob 1925-2014

Gardner, R. 1925-

Gardner, R. 1925-2014

Gardner, Robert 1925- anthropologue

Gardner, Robert 1925- réalisateur

Gardner, Robert Grosvenor

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Robert Gardner Amerikaans antropoloog (1925-2014)

Robert Gardner antropologo e regista statunitense

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