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Singer, André 1945-

Overview
Works: 122 works in 483 publications in 6 languages and 8,831 library holdings
Genres: History  Nonfiction films  Documentary films  Historical films  Social problem films  Biography  Biographical films  Educational films  Internet videos  Folklore 
Roles: Author, Director, Producer, Editor, tld, Scenarist, Scientific advisor, Publishing director, Compiler, Other
Classifications: HV6322.3.I5, 306.09
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Publications about André Singer
Publications by André Singer
Most widely held works by André Singer
The act of killing by Joshua Oppenheimer( visu )
16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in Indonesian and English and held by 1,322 libraries worldwide
The act of killing is an examination of the murder of political dissidents in Indonesia by government sponsored death squads in the years following the military coup in 1965, in which the filmmakers were successful in persuading those responsible to reenact the killings for the camera in the fashion of American movies
A history of anthropological thought by E. E Evans-Pritchard( Book )
20 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,123 libraries worldwide
Prisoner of paradise by Malcolm Clarke( visu )
2 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 433 libraries worldwide
"The startling true story of Kurt Gerron, a well-known and beloved German-Jewish actor, director and cabaret star in Berlin in the 1920's and '30's ... [He] was captured and sent to a concentration camp, where he was ordered to write and direct a pro-Nazi propaganda film [entitled 'Theresienstadt : ein dokumentarfilm aus dem jüdischen siedlungsgebiet']"--Container
Night will fall by André Singer( visu )
9 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and Multiple languages and held by 380 libraries worldwide
The story of the incredible efforts made by British cameramen to film and document the unbelievable atrocities the Allies encountered during the Liberation of the German Concentration camps in 1945 at the end of World War II
The goddess and the computer by John Stephen Lansing( visu )
14 editions published between 1986 and 2011 in English and Balinese and held by 377 libraries worldwide
Examines centuries-old traditions of rice farming on Bali in which water is considered a gift from a goddess and is controlled by priests. The importance of this religious system of irrigation came to light only after newly introduced methods of rice farming were introduced as a result of the green revolution and production decreased while pests multiplied. A computer modeling system was developed which confirmed the wisdom of the old traditions
Zande themes; essays presented to Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard ( Book )
13 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 373 libraries worldwide
Off the verandah by Bruce Dakowski( visu )
25 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Examines the work of Bronislaw Malinowski, who studied the people of the Trobriands, a group of Pacific Islands, altering the idea that native peoples were primitive savages
Strange beliefs by André Singer( visu )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 285 libraries worldwide
Edward Evans-Pritchard was the first trained anthropologist to do work in Africa, where he lived among the Azande and studied their belief in witchcraft. Later, he worked with the Nuer tribe in the Sudan. His work on witchcraft caused philosophers to ask how rational thinking could be defined; his study of tribal organization intrigued political theorists; his attention to the sophisticated religious sentiments of so-called primitive peoples has strongly influenced theologians
Lords of the Khyber : the story of the North-West Frontier by André Singer( Book )
4 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Coming of age ( visu )
26 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Chronicles the life and career of Margaret Mead, one of the most controversial anthropologists and fieldworkers of her day. Includes original footage from American Samoa, New Guinea and Bali
Witchcraft among the Azande by André Singer( visu )
21 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 251 libraries worldwide
Presents the role of witchcraft among the Azande in spite of their acceptance of Christianity. Focuses on its usage in adjudicating disputes, curing illness, assuring success in the hunt, and purification of the newborn
Guardians of the North-West frontier : the Pathans by André Singer( Book )
5 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Divine magic : the world of the supernatural by André Singer( Book )
3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Traces the history of mysticism, magic and witchcraft - Fortune tellers - Sorcery - Alchemy - Vampires - Ghosts - Werewolves - Sasquatch, Bigfoot and Yeti - Mermaids - Premonition
Disappearing world : television and anthropology by André Singer( Book )
5 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Fieldwork - Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929) by André Singer( visu )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
Explores the career of Walter Baldwin Spencer, whose studies of the Australian aborigines showed them to be a people with an extremely complex and subtle, rather than primitive, culture
Everything is relatives : William H.R. Rivers, 1864-1922 by André Singer( visu )
24 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and held by 213 libraries worldwide
Central Television's major documentary series looks at the first anthropologists to stop 'armchair theorising' and go out to live among the peoples who so interested them. The six part series was filmed all over the world, from the frozen Canadian Arctic to the dry outback of Australia, from New Guinea to India, Africa to the South Pacific. The programme makers retraced the steps of the pioneering anthropologists in those countries and, by following the life story of each scholar, they reveal how social anthropology has contributed to our lives
The look of silence ( visu )
1 edition published in 2016 in Indonesian and held by 201 libraries worldwide
In this follow-up to the documentary The act of killing (2012), the brother of a political dissident killed by state-sponsored death squads following Indonesia's 1965 military coup d'état seeks answers from the men responsible for the deed
The Shackles of tradition by Bruce Dakowski( visu )
22 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 191 libraries worldwide
Profile of the German physicist who was responsible for shaping the course of American anthropology, beginning with his investigations of the relations between Eskimo migrations and the physical geography of their region
Werner Herzog's The wild blue yonder by Werner Herzog( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
From legendary filmmaker Werner Herzog comes an inspired vision. As humans search for a new planet to colonize, aliens attempt to settle on the nearly uninhabitable earth. Brad Dourif's performance as an alien interviewing real-life respected scientists, is followed by a personal plea to save our planet
The Kazakhs of China ( visu )
11 editions published between 1983 and 2012 in English and Kazakh and held by 139 libraries worldwide
The nomadic, fiercely independent Kazakhs live in the mountains between Tibet and Mongolia. They have adapted to communism even thouth they live away from Chinese authorities
 
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Andre Singer British film producer
Andre Singer brittiläinen elokuvantekijä ja antropologi
Singer, Andre
Андре Сингер
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