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Island of the colorblind : monochromatism

Author: Oliver W Sacks; Christopher Rawlence; Films for the Humanities (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences : BBC Worldwide Americas, 2003, ©1998.
Series: Mind traveller : Oliver Sacks, FFH 8709.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this program, Knut Nordby travels with neurologist/author Oliver Sacks to the tiny coral atoll in Micronesia called Pingelap, where almost 10 percent of the population are congenitally colorblind. Together, they set up a clinic and interview residents to learn about life in a society of people where so many have never seen the world in color.-- box cover.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Oliver W Sacks; Christopher Rawlence; Films for the Humanities (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas (Firm)
OCLC Number: 57689732
Credits: Oliver Sacks ; director, Christopher Rawlence ; music, Martin Phipps ; editor, Paul Bernays, Rod McLean ; producer, Emma Crichton-Miller.
Description: 1 videodisc (50 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Series Title: Mind traveller : Oliver Sacks, FFH 8709.
Other Titles: Monochromatism
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; Oliver Sacks ; a BBC production.

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In this program, Knut Nordby travels with neurologist/author Oliver Sacks to the tiny coral atoll in Micronesia called Pingelap, where almost 10 percent of the population are congenitally colorblind. Together, they set up a clinic and interview residents to learn about life in a society of people where so many have never seen the world in color.-- box cover.

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