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Baskin, Rena

Overview
Works: 11 works in 19 publications in 1 language and 1,211 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Science television programs  Popular works  Educational television programs  Biographical television programs  History  Biography  Ethnographic films  Documentary films 
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 664 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
A Kalahari Family Part 5: Death By Myth( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 98 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 2: End of the Road( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 97 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 3: Real Water( Visual )

2 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 97 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 4: Standing Tall( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 94 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
A Kalahari Family Part 1: A Far Country( Visual )

2 editions published in 2014 in No Linguistic content and English and held by 94 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
The Kennedys( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 44 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. and his influence on the political careers of his sons. Examines the presidency of John F. Kennedy, and the presidential candidacies of Robert in 1968 and Edward in 1980
The Kennedys : the early years( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 12 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( Visual )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2007 in English and held by 7 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 3 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In 1951, Laurence and Lorna Marshall and their two children, Elizabeth and John, set out to find the Bushmen of the Kalahari Desert. Their aim was to study and document their life and culture. While in Nyae Nyae the Marshall family documented everyday life as well as unusual events and activities, producing a massive body of work that continues to define the fields of anthropology and ethnographic filmmaking today. Encapsulating 50 years of Namibian history, A Kalahari Family represents a lifetime of documentation, research, and personal contact by filmmaker John Marshall."
 
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Languages
English (13)