Season 10, Episode 12 Papua New Guinea: Anthropology on Trial
First Aired: November 1, 1983
Criticism of traditional anthropological field-work techniques voiced by ethnographers and people that anthropologists study. Interviewed: villagers on Manus Island, where Margaret Mead conducted studies; a student from New Guinea who is studying American culture in California.
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- Premiered: March 3, 1974
- Rating: None
- Premise: PBS's premier science-documentary series, which has won six Peabody Awards and more than 20 Emmys (four in 2002 alone) since its 1974 debut. `Nova' clearly, and often engagingly, `demystifies' a vast range of science, technology and history topics---past a… (more)