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Race : the power of an illusion

Author: Larry AdelmanChristine Herbes-SommersC C H PounderLlewellyn M SmithTracy Heather StrainAll authors
Publisher: [p.2006]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Episode 1 explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode 2 questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode 3 focuses on how our institutions shape and create race.
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Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Adelman; Christine Herbes-Sommers; C C H Pounder; Llewellyn M Smith; Tracy Heather Strain; California Newsreel (Firm); Independent Television Service.
OCLC Number: 224856662
Notes: "A three-part documentary series"--Container.
Off-air recording: broadcast by ABC TV in three parts: pt. 1, 23 January 2005 -- pt. 2, 30 January -- pt. 3, 6 February 2005.
Credits: Executive producer, Larry Adelman; music, Claudio Ragazzi ; editors, Chuck Scott, Andrea Williams (episode 1), Randall MacLowry, Cob Carlson (episode 2), and Bernice Schneider (episode 3) ; camera, Tom Fahey (episodes 1 and 3) and Tom Curran [and others] (episode 2).
Cast: Narrator: C.C.H. Pounder.
Description: 1 videodisc (168 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Episode 1. The difference between us / written, produced and directed by Christine Herbes-Sommers (56 min.) --
episode 2. The story we tell / written, produced and directed by Tracy Heather Strain (56 min.) --
episode 3. The house we live in / written, produced and directed by Llewellyn M. Smith (56 min.).
Other Titles: Difference between us.
House we live in.
Story we tell.
Power of an illusion
Responsibility: produced by California Newsreel ; in association with the Independent Television Service.

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Episode 1 explores how recent scientific discoveries have toppled the concept of biological race. Episode 2 questions the belief that race has always been with us. It traces the race concept to the European conquest of the Americas. Episode 3 focuses on how our institutions shape and create race.

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