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    • First letter from Thak - 24 December 1968 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2014-03-24)
    • Forty Years 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2010)
    • Four introductory talks on 'Economic Anthropology' 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2005-01-13)
      Four introductory talks describing the production, distribution, exchange and consumption of wealth as analysed by social anthropologists. About first year undergraduate level.
    • Four lectures on legal anthropology - 2008 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2008-03-12)
      Four lectures on aspects of legal anthropology. The first on law and justice in Japan; the second on moral panics and terrorism; the third on foundations and history of legal anthropology (part one); the fourth on the same ...
    • The future of humans 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-29)
      Alan Macfarlane discusses the long history of human civilization and some of the major events that have taken place. He then reflects on what may happen over the next ten thousand years. Set against the Annapurna mountains ...
    • Geertz Frazer Lecture in Cambridge 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-05-18)
      One hour lecture given by Clifford Geertz on 6 May - "Shifting aims, moving targets: on the anthropology of religion".
    • Geishas in Gion area of Kyoto 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-30)
      Scenes in the most famous centre for the geisha entertainers of Japan - the old Gion district of Kyoto. The preparations of the faces and costumes of the entertainers are shown in another film.
    • Gerry Martin and Mark Elvin in conversation 

      Macfarlane, Alan; Martin, Gerry; Elvin, Mark; Dugan, David (2004-07-29)
      As part of the theoretical background to a possible television series, Gerry Martin, Mark Elvin and David Dugan discuss the nature and development of scientific knowledge in the west and east.
    • Glass making in a Benedictine workshop 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-06)
      In a stained glass workshop at Pluscarden in Scotland, Brother Cyprian, Father Giles and Alan Macfarlane discuss the role of glass in Christianity and the methods of glass making.
    • The great industrial boatyard of Venice 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      The arsenal or boat building centre of Venice in the middle ages was one of the greatest industrial centres in the world. Through a mechanical division of work and high precision it turned out ships very rapidly and inspired ...
    • Grinding millet 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-29)
      Grinding millet in a stone quern and separating off the husks with the human foot. Filmed in a mountain village in Nepal.
    • Guest lectures by Alan Macfarlane in 2008-9 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2009-06-30)
      Various lectures in 2008-9 to invited audiences, mainly in Cambridge.
    • A Gurung dance 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-29)
      Various dances in a mountain village in Nepal, with audience participation, including that of the anthropologist, Alan Macfarlane.
    • The history and effects of mills on western civilization 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      In conversation with the miller, David, Alan Macfarlane watches some of the processes of milling and reflects on the revolutionary importance of water mills in England as in this water mill at Lode, near Cambridge
    • The history and importance of printing (part one) 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-06)
      At Robert Smail's printing press in southern Scotland, Alan Macfarlane, in conversation with Ed Nicol, describes some of the effects of the printing revolution on human knowledge and society in western Europe.
    • The history and importance of printing (part two) 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-06)
      At Robert Smail's printing press in southern Scotland, Alan Macfarlane in conversation with Ed Nicol describes further some of the effects of the printing revolution on human knowledge and society in western Europe and the ...
    • The history of glass in the east and west 

      Dugan, David; Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-23)
      Against the back-drop of a glass furnace near Birmingham, Alan Macfarlane describes the history of glass in the east and the west and some of the effects of this, in particular relation to windows.
    • The history of glass making in Venice 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-08-05)
      The history of glass making in Venice and the beautiful products of the industry are discussed by Alan Macfarlane inside a Venetian glass factory on the island of Murano.
    • The history of Windfall Films: part one 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-30)
      The television series for Channel 4 was produced by Windfall Films. during an informal discussion which took place on the launch of the series, members of the Windfall team describe the origins and nature of the company.
    • The history of Windfall Films: part two 

      Macfarlane, Alan (2004-07-30)
      The second part of a discussion of the origins and nature of Windfall films.