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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Boston, Mass.: Public Broadcasting Associates, c1980.

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WRLC Shared Collections Facility (Restricted Use)
VHS 4953 Off-site
Other Title Franz Boas [videorecording]
Odyssey (Television program)
Other Authors Timreck, T. W.
Public Broadcasting Associates.
Subjects Anthropologists -- United States -- Biography.
Anthropologists -- United States.
Biographical films.
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942.
Documentary films.
Ethnologists -- United States -- Biography.
Kwakiutl Indians.
Motion pictures.
Racism -- United States -- History.
Series Odyssey series
Description 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Notes Authorized reproduction of the television program originally shown on the series: Odyssey.
Summary 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.
Production Credits Producer/director, T.W. Timreck ; camera, Peter Stein, Joe Vitagliano ; editor, Eric W. Handley ; original music, Jim Cuomo.
Performers Voice of Franz Boas, Harris Yulin.
System Requirements VHS.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)42496460
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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