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Margaret Mead : a portrait by a friend

Author: Jean Rouch; John Marshall; Emile de Brigard; American Museum of Natural History.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
Publisher: Watertown, MA : Documentary Educational Resources, 2007.
Series: Ethnographic video online.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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French filmmaker Jean Rouch interviews AMNH anthropologist Margaret Mead. Mead speaks about her personal history, her family, her influences and mentors, and her field work in Bali, New Guinea, and Manus (also known as Great Admiralty Island). Mead and Rouch walk through the AMNH Hall of Pacific Peoples, and she discusses her theories about museum exhibits. They also visit the Dept. of Anthropology specimen storage  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Ethnographic films
Nonfiction films
Biography
Interviews
Named Person: Margaret Mead; Margaret Mead
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Rouch; John Marshall; Emile de Brigard; American Museum of Natural History.; Documentary Educational Resources (Firm)
OCLC Number: 649691294
Notes: Documentary.
Original format, 16 mm. print.
Event notes: Originally filmed in 1977 and released on video in 1978.
Description: 1 online resource (1 streaming video (30 min.))
Series Title: Ethnographic video online.
Responsibility: a film by Jean Rouch with John Marshall ; produced by Emile de Brigard ; American Museum of Natural History.

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French filmmaker Jean Rouch interviews AMNH anthropologist Margaret Mead. Mead speaks about her personal history, her family, her influences and mentors, and her field work in Bali, New Guinea, and Manus (also known as Great Admiralty Island). Mead and Rouch walk through the AMNH Hall of Pacific Peoples, and she discusses her theories about museum exhibits. They also visit the Dept. of Anthropology specimen storage area. Towards the conclusion of her interview, Mead considers the history of anthropology and speculates on its future role in building new cultures.

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