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The Kirghiz of Afghanistan

Author: Charlie NairnMichael AmbrosinoRobert BurnsMelanie WallaceNazif ShahraniAll authors
Publisher: Chicago : Films Incorporated Video [distributor], ©1991.
Series: Disappearing world.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Kirghiz, who are skilled at herd management, have adapted well to a cold and difficult environment on the "Roof of the World." In working, celebrating, interacting with each other, and adapting to new ways in a new environment, the Kirghiz demonstrate the dignity and purpose of their lives. Since this film was made the Kirghiz were forced to flee to Pakistan, where they were air lifted to Turkey.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charlie Nairn; Michael Ambrosino; Robert Burns; Melanie Wallace; Nazif Shahrani; Don Wescott; André Singer; John Davey; Francesca Ross; Granada Television International.; Public Broadcasting Associates.; Films Incorporated.
ISBN: 078000521X 9780780005211
OCLC Number: 77642708
Notes: Documentary.
Originally produced and copyrighted in 1975.
VHS.
"047017" -- on container.
Credits: Anthropologist, Nazif Shahrani ; narrator, Don Wescott ; research, André Singer ; camera, John Davey ; film editor, Francesca Ross.
Performer(s): Anthropologist, Nazif Shahrani.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Series Title: Disappearing world.
Responsibility: a production of Granada Television [and] Public Broadcasting Associates ; produced and directed by Charlie Nairn ; executive producer, Michael Ambrosino ; written and produced by Robert Burns, Melanie Wallace.

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The Kirghiz, who are skilled at herd management, have adapted well to a cold and difficult environment on the "Roof of the World." In working, celebrating, interacting with each other, and adapting to new ways in a new environment, the Kirghiz demonstrate the dignity and purpose of their lives. Since this film was made the Kirghiz were forced to flee to Pakistan, where they were air lifted to Turkey.

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