Item Details

Franz Boas, 1858-1942

Timreck, T. W.; Ambrosino, Michael.; Yulin, Harris.; Hearn, George.; Cuomo, Joe.; Public Broadcasting Associates.
Format
Online; Online Video; Video
Type
Documentary Television Programs; Nonfiction Television Programs; Biography
Date
2010; 1980
Duration
59:23
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.
Creator
Timreck, T. W.
Ambrosino, Michael.
Yulin, Harris.
Hearn, George.
Cuomo, Joe.
Public Broadcasting Associates.
Publisher
Documentary Educational Resources
Language
English
Notes
producer/director, T.W. Timreck ; executive producer, Michael Ambrosino ; a production of Public Broadcasting Associates.
Originally produced as a 1980 episode of series Odyssey.
Camera, Peter Stein, Joe Vitagliana ; researcher, Joan Mark ; editor, Eric W. Handley ; original music, Joe Cuomo.
Narrator, Harris Yulin, George Hearn ; with George W. Stocking, Jr., William S. Willis, Jr., Margaret Blackman, Gloria Cranmer Webster, Claude Levi-Strauss, Agnes Cranmer, Jack Ruby, Bill Holm, Dell Hymes.
Collection
Robertson Media Center Streaming Content
Terms of Use
The library may stream this digitized content to its students, staff, and faculty, as long as the content is password-protected and accessible only to the UVa community. This license is valid until January 20, 2024.
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