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The man who studies murder

Author: Elliott LeytonKent MartinBarbara DoranNational Film Board of Canada.Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.All authors
Publisher: [Princeton, NJ] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Anthropologist Elliott Leyton examines how cultural and political forces influence and are influenced by the human capacity to kill in contrasting studies of Canada, the United States and England. He scrutinizes the roots of homicidal violence and the civilizing or uncivilizing processes of society.
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Genre/Form: Cross-cultural studies
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Elliott Leyton; Kent Martin; Barbara Doran; National Film Board of Canada.; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 56056425
Credits: Cinematography, Nigel Markham ; editor, Angela Baker.
Performer(s): Elliott Leyton.
Description: 2 videodiscs (50 min. each) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: pt. 1. The landscape of murder --
pt. 2. The anthropology of murder.
Other Titles: Landscape of murder.
Anthropology of murder.
Spectrum of murder
Responsibility: NFB, ONF ; produced in association with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation ; directed and written by Barbara Doran ; producer, Kent Martin.

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Anthropologist Elliott Leyton examines how cultural and political forces influence and are influenced by the human capacity to kill in contrasting studies of Canada, the United States and England. He scrutinizes the roots of homicidal violence and the civilizing or uncivilizing processes of society.

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