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Miller, Norman N. 1933-

Overview
Works: 117 works in 307 publications in 4 languages and 7,037 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Ethnographic films  Conference papers and proceedings  Filmed interviews  History  Cross-cultural studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Producer, Director, Contributor, Other
Classifications: GN303, 967.62
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Publications about Norman N Miller
Publications by Norman N Miller
Most widely held works about Norman N Miller
 
Most widely held works by Norman N Miller
Kenya : the quest for prosperity by Norman N Miller( Book )
17 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 951 libraries worldwide
Wildlife, wild death : land use and survival in eastern Africa by Rodger Yeager( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 333 libraries worldwide
AIDS in Africa : the social and policy impact ( Book )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 304 libraries worldwide
Boran women ( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 240 libraries worldwide
Depicts the daily life of Boran women in the Marsabit District, Kenya
China coast fishing by George Chang( visu )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 232 libraries worldwide
Presents the three styles of family fishing off Chinese coastal waters. Also examines the economic realities for small scale fishers based in Hong Kong who are in competition with salaried fishers using large mechanized boats
Afghan women by Herbert DiGioia( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Pushto and English and held by 185 libraries worldwide
The words of the women and the rhythm of their lives in seclusion suggest both satisfying and limiting aspects of the women's role in an Afghan rural community. With narrative
Research in rural Africa by Norman N Miller( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 160 libraries worldwide
Naim and Jabar ( visu )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Pushto and held by 151 libraries worldwide
"The hopes, fears, and aspirations of adolescence are expressed in the close friendship of two Afghan boys. As their acceptance of the filmmakers leads them to express their feelings more and more openly, the film grows rich in fact and themes of universal concern. Filmed in the Balkh Province, an area inhabited by Tajik and other Central Asian peoples. The town of Aq Kupruk is approximately 320 miles northwest of Kabul. The theme of the film focuses on education and socialization.... Particular attention is paid to the lives of one or two young people in the educational system, to their family and kinship structure, and more broadly to educational policies in the developing world." DER website
Potato planters ( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Aymara and English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
"An Aymara family plants potatoes, prepares and eats a meal, and discusses the religious and astronomical forces that control their destiny. The stark routine of this typical planting day contrasts with the complexity of their beliefs"--Videodisc container
Magic and catholicism by Hubert Smith( visu )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Aymara and English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Les habitants des régions hautes de Bolivie concilient au quotidien les pratiques magiques traditionnelles de leur région et la religion de leurs conquérants espagnols. A l'occasion de la fête annuelle de Santiago, de nombreux Aymaras se déplacent. Mais un accident de la route vient endeuiller cette fête. Au cours des cérémonies de deuil, magie ancestrale indienne et rites chrétiens se mêlent
Viracocha ( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Aymara and held by 143 libraries worldwide
The social and economic relationships of the native Indians and the mestizos is depicted by focusing on the Bolivian villages of Vitocota and Ayata. English subtitles translate native speakers
The spirit possession of Alejandro Mamani by Hubert Smith( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Aymara and English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Concentrates on one of the village elders who hears strange voices and fears he is going crazy. Cures are tried, but nothing seems to work and the old man eventually "jumps off the cliffs." His anguish and fears point out the fears of the aging. English subtitles translate the native speakers
Encounters with witchcraft : field notes from Africa by Norman N Miller( Book )
10 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 140 libraries worldwide
Through African voices the author addresses key questions. Do witchcraft powers exist? Why does witchcraft persist? What are its historic roots? Why is witchcraft-based violence so often found within families? Does witchcraft serve as a hidden legal and political system, a mafia-like under-government? The author holds up a mirror for us to think about religious beliefs in our own experience that rely heavily on myth and superstition
A Chinese farm wife ( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Mrs. Li, whose husband is a salaried factory worker, is a full participant in farming and community activities in addition to her role in supervising the children's education and managing the household
Island in the China Sea by George Chang( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Tai a Chau, Soko Islands, Hongkong Territorial Waters is a home for both farmers and fishermen, who live on small junks and make the island their permanent harbor. The daily routines of a fisherman and a farmer are shown
The rural cooperative by Richard Yao-Chi Chen( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
The Tsau Tun Farmers' Association typifies rural cooperatives in Taiwan. 9,600 families own the cooperatives and rely on it for services ranging from irrigation, provision of seeds, farm implements, and fertilizers to crop storage and marketing
Hoy Fok and the island school by Lok-yee Chang( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Hoy Fok, who lives with his family on a fishing junk in near a small island in Hongkong territory, reflects on his experiences in school and on his future. His teacher, his parents, and the village headman provide three other views on Hoy Fok's life and expectations
An Afghan village : Aq kupruk, Northern Afghanistan ( visu )
3 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 128 libraries worldwide
A collage of daily life in Aq Kupruk which shows, without spoken narrative, the villagers at communal labor, the bazaar, sports, entertainment and at prayer
The island fishpond by George Chang( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Tai A Chau symbolically rids itself of the last vestiges of the Old China. The town is represented by the Landlord Chan when it sells land to buy a freshwater pond. The community effort to improve the island's economic well-being brings together government representatives and the land people
Faces of change : five rural societies in transition : Bolivia, Kenya, Afghanistan, Taiwan, China Coast by Norman N Miller( Book )
3 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 46 libraries worldwide
The multidisciplinary film project focuses attention on what is happening to rural populations of the world, particularly among developing countries. The roles of women, education, social and economic systems, and the effects of modernization on values are themes explored in each of five rural settings--Bolivian highlands, northern Kenya, northern Afghanistan, Taiwan, and the Soko Islands off the China coast. The project draws upon visual evidence of people at work and play, in social, economic, and political roles, as individuals and in groups. The program features 26 films designed for use in college classes and an accompanying text which contains sets of essays which complement the films. The instructional materials are arranged in a format which covers the five cultures and five themes listed above. A film link symbol in the text indicates a direct relationship to a scene in the film, and the designation "film dialogue" is used to indicate direct quotations from the soundtrack and a direct relationship between the film and the essay. Maps, charts, and graphs are used to provide information about rainfall, migration patterns, political structures, and environmental concepts. (Author/CM)
 
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Alternative Names
Miller, Norman
Miller, Norman 1933-
Miller, Norman Nees 1933-
Miller, Norman (Norman N.), 1933-
מיללער, נורמן 1933-
מילער, נורמן 1933-
מילר, נורמן
מילר, נורמן 1933-
Languages
English (96)
Aymara (16)
Pushto (5)
Chinese (3)
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