Anthropology and the future

United States, 1983

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Episode number 26 of Series “Faces of culture”.
In this last program of the series, anthropologist and producer of the series Ira R. Abrams, leads a discussion with two other anthropologists, Napoleon A. Chagnon and Laura Nader on the future of anthropology. Is the subject matter of anthropology disappearing or simply changing? What are the ethical consequences of the anthropologist’s work? Where does the future of anthropology lie? The ideas discussed are various and fascinating, and in the light of recent developments in world power structures, and in the Amazonian jungles, timely and thought provoking too.

Credits

producer

Ira R. Abrams

production company

Holt, Rinehart and Winston

Coast Community College District

Duration

00:30:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1983

Appears in

Faces of culture

Group of items

Faces of culture

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38881

Language

English

Subject categories

Anthropology, Ethnology, Exploration & Travel → Anthropology

History → Anthropology

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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