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Miller, Norman N. 1933-

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Wildlife, wild death : land use and survival in eastern Africa by Rodger Yeager( Book )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
AIDS in Africa : the social and policy impact ( Book )
8 editions published between 1988 and 1989 in English and held by 305 libraries worldwide
Boran Women ( visu )
7 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Traditionally confined to the roles of life-givers, nurturers and homemakers, Boran women of Kenya are slowly realizing the importance of education and the difference it can make in their lives. They attach great importance to the traditional role of women in a herding society and perform dawn to dusk tasks with little deviation from customary ways. Remarkable though is the obvious independence they demonstrate in performing tasks which normally would fall under the male domain, like building their own houses
Afghanistan: An Afghan Village ( visu )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 263 libraries worldwide
A collage of daily life in Aq Kupruk builds from the single voice that calls the townspeople to prayer, the brisk exchange of the baazar, communal labor in the fields, and the uninhibited sports and entertainment of rural Afghans
Research in rural Africa by Norman N Miller( Book )
11 editions published between 1969 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 161 libraries worldwide
Afghan women by Herbert DiGioia( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Pushto and English and held by 152 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
Encounters with witchcraft : field notes from Africa by Norman N Miller( Book )
9 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 146 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
Wheat cycle ( visu )
4 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
The people and their labor are bound to the land in the cycle of activities to the sowing to the harvesting of wheat. Without narration or subtitles, the film conveys a sense of unity between the people and the land
Potato planters by Hubert Smith( visu )
8 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Aymara and English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
An Aymara family plants potatoes, prepares and eats a meal, and discusses the religious and astronomical forces that control their destiny. English subtitles translate the native speakers. Filmed in 1973
Magic and catholicism by Hubert Smith( visu )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Aymara and English and held by 137 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 by Hubert Smith( visu )
9 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 135 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
The spirit possession of Alejandro Mamani by Hubert Smith( visu )
6 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in Aymara and English and held by 134 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
A Chinese farm wife by Frank Tsai( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 131 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
People are many, fields are small by Richard Yao-Chi Chen( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 129 libraries worldwide
Three farm families, engaged in Taiwan's long summer two-crop rice cycle, compare their lives to factory workers. They express their feelings about the present conditions and future of farming in Taiwan
China Coast: China Coast Fishing by George Chang( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 128 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
The rural cooperative by Richard Yao-Chi Chen( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and held by 128 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
Three Island women by Norman Miller( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Three women, varying in ages and therefore perspective, agree that life on a small Chinese island in Hong Kong waters, is better for them now than in the past. They are treated equal to the men in the rigors of manual labor and now participate fully in the island's decision-making and economic life
Hoy Fok and the island school by Lok-yee Chang( visu )
5 editions published between 1974 and 2007 in English and Chinese and held by 127 libraries worldwide
Fourteen-year-old Hoy Fok, who lives on a fishing junk in Hongkong Territorial Waters, is shown helping his family fish, going to school on the island, and visiting a harbor town
 
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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 (84)
Aymara (17)
Chinese (4)
Pushto (4)
Spanish (1)
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