WorldCat Identities

Baskin, Rena

Overview
Works: 9 works in 18 publications in 1 language and 840 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Popular works  History  Documentary television programs 
Roles: Narrator
Classifications: RC351, 617.481044
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Rena Baskin
Secrets of the mind ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2007 in English and held by 653 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Delves into the mind-tingling efforts of neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran to discover how the brain works"--Http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/mind
The Kennedys by Phillip Whitehead( Visual )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage to explore the building of the Kennedy legend. Documents the political ascendency of the family headed by Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and discusses the influence of Joseph P. Kennedy, Sr., on the careers of his sons
A Kalahari Family Part 3: Real Water ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 40 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ju/'hoan farming communities multiply during the 1980s only to face a new threat. The Department of Nature Conservation wants to create a game reserve on Ju/'hoan territory. People will be forbidden to raise livestock or crops. Instead, Ju/'hoansi will be encouraged to act like "Bushmen" and hunt for the amusement of tourists. Urgent grass roots organizing ensues as the people seek to control their traditional lands
A Kalahari Family Part 2: End of the Road ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
John Marshall is reunited with Toma's family in 1978. Like a majority of Ju/'hoansi, they have settled at Tjum!kui, an administrative post run by the South African government. They came looking for water, jobs and an easier life, but found poverty, malnutrition and violence. Desperate for a more stable existence, the family heads back to their traditional water hole, /Aotcha, with shovels, cattle, and plans to start farming
A Kalahari Family Part 5: Death By Myth ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Namibian independence attracts vast amounts of international aid, but development programs no longer benefit Ju/'hoan farms. We witness the power of the "Bushman myth." This myth- a belief that Ju/'hoansi live uniquely in harmony with nature and are born to hunt. Promised great wealth, Ju/'hoansi vote to establish a nature conservancy. When their profits are a meager 75 Namibian dollars ($10.50 US) each- Ju/'hoansi ask, 'Where is all the money going?"
A Kalahari Family Part 1: A Far Country ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1951, the Marshall family set out to document the life of the Bushmen of the Kalahari. After a week of hard travel in desert-adapted vehicles, they met Toma Tsamkxao and his Ju/'hoan band in Nyae Nyae. In their own words, Toma's extended family describes how they survive by gathering bush foods and hunting game. Thus begins a relationship between the Ju/'hoansi and the Marshalls that will last over half a century
A Kalahari family ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Documents the life of the Ju/'hoansi of the Kalihari Desert from 1951-2000
The Kennedys ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Through extensive interviews, still photographs and archival footage, The Kennedys explores the building of the Kennedy legend, and the shaping of the Kennedy fortune and dynasty by the family's patriarch and master builder, Joseph P. Kennedy."
A Kalahari Family Part 4: Standing Tall ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After twelve decades of colonial rule, South West Africa is about to become the independent nation of Namibia and people are looking forward to democratic rule. Members of the newly formed, Ju/'hoan Farmers' Co-op travel throughout white ranching districts and black ethnic homelands to find long-lost relatives. Following Namibia's first national elections, United Nation troops help relocate these families to traditional Ju/'hoan territory
 
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Audience level: 0.29 (from 0.10 for The Kenned ... to 0.92 for A Kalahari ...)
Languages
English (12)