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The island of the colorblind

Author: Knut NordbyOliver W SacksEmma Crichton-MillerChristopher RawlenceRosetta Pictures.All authors
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©1998.
Series: Mind traveller.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Digital video collection, FFH 8709
Database:WorldCat
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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.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Additional Physical Format: Island of the colorblind.
(OCoLC)40895525
Named Person: Knut Nordby
Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Knut Nordby; Oliver W Sacks; Emma Crichton-Miller; Christopher Rawlence; Rosetta Pictures.; British Broadcasting Corporation.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
OCLC Number: 58732686
Notes: Streaming video (50 min.).
Credits: Producer, Emma Crichton-Miller ; director and series producer, Chris Rawlence.
Performer(s): Host, Oliver Sacks.
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: Mind traveller.
Other Titles: Monochromatism
Responsibility: Rosetta Pictures for BBC.

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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.

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