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The rise of anthropology : Haddon and Rivers

Author: Alfred C Haddon; W H R Rivers; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Films for the Humanities & Science, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One hundred years ago, Doctors Alfred Haddon and W.H. Rivers traveled to far-off Melanesia to study the islanders. Their expedition laid the basic scientific ground rules for social anthropology and ethnography as studied today. In this program, the BBC's Dr. Jonathan Miller uses diary entries and archival footage and photos to race the history of the expedition and examine its findings within the context of life  Read more...
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred C Haddon; W H R Rivers; Films for the Humanities (Firm)
OCLC Number: 40347075
Notes: Original BBC broadcast title: Dr. Miller and the Islanders.
Credits: Editor, Zam Baring, Adam De Wan ; Executive producer, Patrick Eden.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: A Uden Associates Ltd Production for BBC Television ; producer, Jessica Whitehead ; director, Damon Thomas.

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One hundred years ago, Doctors Alfred Haddon and W.H. Rivers traveled to far-off Melanesia to study the islanders. Their expedition laid the basic scientific ground rules for social anthropology and ethnography as studied today. In this program, the BBC's Dr. Jonathan Miller uses diary entries and archival footage and photos to race the history of the expedition and examine its findings within the context of life among today's islanders.

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