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  1. Sakaltutan: A Time of Change (1984 Video)

    Subject
    Development studies
    Distribution
    OUT OF DISTRIBUTION, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 24 min.

    Shot in a small village in Asiatic Turkey, the film shows how 30 years of economic change have transformed the life of the people. Incomes of farmers have risen and many now have cars and television sets....

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  2. Changes in Rural Society: Piedmont and Sicily (1996 Video)

    Producer
    Charles Cooper
    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 49 min., 1998 sale: £195.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Land use maps in the Italian state archives in Turin archives are used to research social and economic conditions in the regions of Piedmont - the hilly Langhe with sparse mixed farming, the flat Po valley,...

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  3. Network (1980)

    Genre
    Documentary; Interview

    In this first half of A Passage to England, Tony Hawkins investigates immigration from the Indian subcontinent to the UK - where people come from and why, what did they expect from the UK, their feelings now...

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  4. Douceur du Village, La (1964 Film)

    aka: Quiet Village in Vietnam, A

    Director
    François Reichenbach
    Subject
    Anthropology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    Sociological study of life in a French village. Music by Michel Legrand.

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  5. New Deal Documentaries (1999 Video)

    Subject
    History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. VHS. b&w. 105 min., 2004 sale: £12.99 (inclusive)

    A collection of four documentary films produced by the US Federal Government during the 1930s during the ‘New Deal’ era under President F D Roosevelt. 1, 2, 3: [See individual titles for full details.] 4...

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  6. Plow That Broke the Plains, The (1936 Video)

    Director
    Pare Lorentz
    Subject
    Agriculture; History
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    The first US Federal Government documentary intended to be shown publicly. This is a graphic description of the Dust Bowl in the Great Plains. Indicates steps already taken by the New Deal agencies to tackle...

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  7. 24 Square Miles and Harting - An English Village (2005)

    Subject
    Geography; History; Social Studies
    Distribution
    Sale, DVD (Region 2 PAL, 62 mintues), £19.99

    Two films from the 1940s depicting rural life in Oxfordshire and Sussex at the time.

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  8. Wheat Cycle (1975 Film)

    Subject
    Agriculture; Anthropology
    Distribution
    Film (16mm)

    In Afghanistan the people and their labour are bound to the land in the cycle of activities from the sowing to the harvesting of wheat. Without narration or sub-titles, the film conveys a sense of unity...

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  9. Abbeystead waterworks disaster (1984)

    Genre
    Interview; News report

    Report on the Abbeystead disaster and aftermath as an interim Health and Safety Executive report is published and inquests on the victims open today. A water pump exploded during a visit by forty-two local...

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  10. Inside China: The Newest Revolution (1983 Video)

    Director
    Leslie Woodhead
    Producer
    André Singer
    Subject
    Anthropology; Geography; History
    Distribution
    Sale, Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 52 min., 2005 sale: £50.00 (+VAT +p&p)

    Filmed in two Han communities around the city of Wuxi in south-east China. Looks at the new emphasis on material incentives after years of Maoist austerity. Four women sing ‘we exchanged our chickens for a...

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