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Author: Bruce Dakowski; Karl Sabbagh; André Singer; Central Independent Television.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2004.
Series: Pioneers of social anthropology.; Strangers abroad.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reviews the life and work of social anthropologist William Rivers. Describes his work among the people of the Torres Straits and the Todas of southern India and how he was led to stress the importance of kinship ties in understanding culture. His efforts to provide anthropology with a sound scientific base are evaluated in detail.
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Genre/Form: DVD (Digital video discs)
Biography
Documentary television programs
Ethnographic television programs
Biographical television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Educational television programs
Named Person: W H R Rivers; W H R Rivers
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Dakowski; Karl Sabbagh; André Singer; Central Independent Television.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 61763512
Notes: Videodisc release of a 1985 television program by Central Independent Television.
Description: 1 videodisc (52 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Pioneers of social anthropology.; Strangers abroad.
Other Titles: William Rivers : everything is relatives
Responsibility: written and presented by Bruce Dakowski ; executive producer, Karl Sabbagh ; produced and directed by Andre Singer.

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Reviews the life and work of social anthropologist William Rivers. Describes his work among the people of the Torres Straits and the Todas of southern India and how he was led to stress the importance of kinship ties in understanding culture. His efforts to provide anthropology with a sound scientific base are evaluated in detail.

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