Franz Boas, 1858-1942 [videorecording] / a production of Public Broadcasting Associates ; producer/director, T.W. Timreck ; executive producer, Michael Ambrosino ; Public Broadcasting Service.
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Franz Boas [videorecording]
Odyssey (Television program)
Timreck, T. W.
Public Broadcasting Associates.
Anthropologists -- United States -- Biography.
Anthropologists -- United States.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.
Ethnologists -- United States -- Biography.
Racism -- United States -- History.
1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Authorized reproduction of the television program originally shown on the series: Odyssey.
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.
Producer/director, T.W. Timreck ; camera, Peter Stein, Joe Vitagliano ; editor, Eric W. Handley ; original music, Jim Cuomo.
Voice of Franz Boas, Harris Yulin.
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