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Alternate title:A history of work
Summary:This program examines work from the early egalitarian hunter/gatherer and agrarian societies to the modern world-a world of multinationals and child slavery, of leisure and hard labor. Noted anthropologists, such as Professor Herbert Applebaum of SUNY, offer insights into how work has evolved and the challenges faced today, when millions are unemployed and the economic disparity between the First and Third Worlds is becoming ever greater. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Ecce homo in 1998.
Contributor:Laframboise, Guylaine
Morris, George
Applebaum, Herbert A.
Arcand, Bernard
Aznar, Guy, 1934-
Bernier, Bernard, 1942-
Provider:Productions Coscient Inc.
Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:New Jersey
Topical subjects:Work -- History
Labor -- History
Genre:Ethnographic television programs
Documentary television programs
Credits:Directed by Guylaine Laframboise ; written by Bernard Montas ; producer, Vincent Leduc ; produced by Productions Coscient Inc. Narrator, George Morris; guests: Herbert Applebaum, Bernard Arcand, Guy Aznar, Bernard Bernier.
Repository:Nonprint Media Services
Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Films@UM Browse terms:Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor
Collection:Films@UM
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