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Strangers Abroad, 1, Fieldwork - Sir Walter Baldwin Spencer (1860-1929)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 1 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
Spencer represents the link between the armchair anthropologist and the modern fieldworking anthropologist. The series begins by following in the footstep of the British Scientist. It shows his work with the Australian Aborigines – who had, up until then, been regarded as step in the evolutionary ladder between...
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 1 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 2, Everything is Relatives - William Rivers (1864-1922)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 2 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 52 mins
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 In...
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 2 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 52 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 2, Everything is Relatives - William Rivers (1864-1922) (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 2 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 52 mins

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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 outba...

directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 2 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 52 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 3, The Shackles of Tradition - Franz Boas (1858-1942)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 3 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 54 mins
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. In 1883, a young German scientist - Franz Boas - arrived in the Canadian Arctic to map the coastline and indulge in his new interest the study...
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 3 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 54 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 3, The Shackles of Tradition - Franz Boas (1858-1942) (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 3 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 54 mins

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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. In 1883, a young German scientist - Franz Boas - arrived in the Canadian Arctic to map the coastline and...

directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 3 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 54 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 4, Off the Verandah - Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 4 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 54 mins
Bronislaw Kaspar Malinowski was born into an aristocratic family in Poland in 1884. It was the chance reading of Frazer's Golden Bough that put him on the path of his future career. He pursued anthropological training at London School of Economics and was awarded a doctorate for work on Australian Aborigines, bas...
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 4 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 54 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 4, Off the Verandah - Bronislaw Malinowski (1884-1942) (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 4 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins

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Bronislaw Kaspar Malinowski was born into an aristocratic family in Poland in 1884. It was the chance reading of Frazer's Golden Bough that put him on the path of his future career. He pursued anthropological training at London School of Economics and was awarded a doctorate...

directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 4 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 5, Coming of Age - Margaret Mead (1901-1978)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 5 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
The most widely read, and best known anthropologist is probably Margaret Mead, an American who went study adolescence in the South Sea-Islands at the age of 23. Although her fieldwork has been criticised, she was nevertheless one of the foremost fieldworkers of her day. In America, Bali and New Guinea she examined...
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 5 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
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Strangers Abroad, 5, Coming of Age - Margaret Mead (1901-1978) (Teacher's Edition)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 5 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins

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The most widely read, and best known anthropologist is probably Margaret Mead, an American who went study adolescence in the South Sea-Islands at the age of 23. Although her fieldwork has been criticised, she was nevertheless one of the foremost fieldworkers of her day. In Ame...

directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad, 5 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
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Strangers Abroad, Strange Beliefs - Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard (1902-1973)
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directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
University professor Sir Edward Evans-Pritchard taught that our own ideas have many features in common with other cultures and are just as weird and wonderful. He 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...
directed by Andre Singer, fl. 1975; produced by Andre Singer, fl. 1975, in Strangers Abroad (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 1986), 53 mins
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