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The Shock of the other

Author: Richard MeechMichael GrantAdrian MaloneAmanda McConnellDavid Maybury-LewisAll authors
Publisher: Alexandria, VA : PBS Video [distributor], 1992.
Series: Millennium : tribal wisdom and the modern world.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Host David Maybury-Lewis offers a personal meditation on "the other"--The people of cultures foreign to us--and what we can learn from them. Learn how the Western world's desire to remake other societies into its own image has robbed our modern world of the gifts of other cultures; promotes the idea that there is a need to protect other cultures threatened by industrial expansion.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Meech; Michael Grant; Adrian Malone; Amanda McConnell; David Maybury-Lewis; Biniman Productions (Firm); PBS Video.
ISBN: 0793606675 9780793606672
OCLC Number: 25797607
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Series has companion volume by David Maybury-Lewis with the same title.
Credits: Series created by Richard Meech and Michael Grant ; music by Hans Zimmer ; research, Victor Barac ; editor, Michael Fuller.
Performer(s): Host/anthropological advisor, David Maybury-Lewis.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 action & resource guide + 1 teacher's reference booklet + 8 student activity sheets + 1 viewer's guide.
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Millennium : tribal wisdom and the modern world.
Other Titles: Millennium (Television program)
Responsibility: a co-production of Biniman Productions Limited [and others] ; writers, Adrian Malone, Amanda McConnell ; director, Richard Meech ; producers, Michael Grant, Richard Meech.

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Host David Maybury-Lewis offers a personal meditation on "the other"--The people of cultures foreign to us--and what we can learn from them. Learn how the Western world's desire to remake other societies into its own image has robbed our modern world of the gifts of other cultures; promotes the idea that there is a need to protect other cultures threatened by industrial expansion.

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