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Learning Corporation of America

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Works: 1,088 works in 2,446 publications in 2 languages and 19,881 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Fiction  Constitution  Popular works  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: BF173.F85, 338.7
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Most widely held works by Learning Corporation of America
The witches of Salem the horror and the hope by Dennis Azzarella ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 380 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization, based on authentic records, of the 1692 witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts
The Electric grandmother ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young father and his three children lose their wife and mother. During their mourning they are visited by a mysterious helicopter from Fantoccini, Ltd. where a perfect grandmother can be made to their exact specifications
Freud the hidden nature of man ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This highly original program uncovers Freud's ideas in exactly the way Freud himself uncovered them: through his own dream analysis. Through an analysis of Freud, we learn about his theories on psychoanalysis, the Oedipus complex, the unconscious, infantile sexuality, and the ego torn between the greedy id and the rigid superego
The immigrant experience the long, long journey ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An inspiring story told through the eyes of a young boy, Janek. His story is a moving portrayal of one turn-of-the-century immigrant family
The Colonel comes to Japan by John Nathan ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Hosted by Eric Sevareid, this program shows the marketing techniques used by the American fast-food company, Kentucky Fried Chicken, to meet the needs and expectations of Japanese consumers and Japanese business practices when it opens its franchises there
Galileo the challenge of reason ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
After showing Galileo's experiments, the film dramatizes the conflict between Galileo's new scientific thinking and the Church's authority. Although in the end Galileo recants, it is his view which is to dominate the West in succeeding centuries
Bismarck Germany from blood and iron by John Irvin ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Traces the step-by-step creation of modern Germany, and suggests its implications for the rest of the world. Presents a dramatized interview with Otto Von Bismarck, who recollects the steps which led to Germany's unification, as told in a series of flashbacks
The Greeks in search of meaning ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recreates the concerns and achievements of the Greeks in 5th century B.C. Includes excerpts from Antigone by Sophocles, and Lysistrata by Aristophanes
The Tap dance kid ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An 8 year-old boy's one desire is to become a dancer, but his father objects. The boy's sister intervenes on behalf of children's rights, takes him to an audition, and shows his parents the talents and desires they had overlooked in their child. Emphasizes the problem young people often face in not being taken seriously by parents and not being allowed to make decisions
Charlemagne, holy barbarian ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on one campaign waged by Charlemagne against theSaxons in 782. Uses the example of this campaign in order to examine the problem of brutality as a tool of civilization. Discusses the cultural contributions to Charlemagne and shows the ruthless means he used to accomplish his goals
The Constitution the compromise that made a nation ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Deals with the large State vs. small State controversy which was the central argument of the Constitutional Convention
The Kyocera experiment ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how "theory Z" comes alive in the United States as the American employees of San Diego's Kyocera Company productively adapt to the owners' thoroughly Japanese brand of management. Tells how there is tension, particularly between Japanese managers and American salesmen, whose styles are very different, at this company which makes computer chips and chip holders
Napoleon, the making of a dictator ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Portrays the kind of political and social chaos from which dictators draw their strength and shows how military victories built the popularity of Napoleon
The Romans life, laughter, and law ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows the enactment of excerpts from Roman writings in order to recreate the world of the Roman Empire
A slave's story: running a thousand miles to freedom ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An account of the experiences of a slave couple during their escape in 1848 from Macon, Ga., to Philadelphia, Pa., in which the woman was disguised as an ailing southern planter and the man traveled as the planter's body servant
Newton, the mind that found the future ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Edmund Halley, Newton's friend, moves between Newton's age and the present in a study of Newton's theories
The crusades saints and sinners ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the First Crusade beginning with Pope Urban's speech at Clermont and ending in the taking of Jerusalem and the slaughter of its inhabitants. Explores the motives of the Crusaders and introduces the leading figures of the Crusade
Marxism the theory that split a world ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the historical and current dimensions of Karl Marx through dramatized interviews with those who knew him, animated explanations of his major tenets, and documentary treatment of the monumental changes wrought in his name
The Jackson years toward civil war ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the years Andrew Jackson spent in office. Points out that although he fought the national bank, raised troops against South Carolina, and vetoed more congressional bills than all the Presidents combined, he remained inactive on slavery, the one issue that would lead to war
The Jackson years the new Americans ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the creation of the American image and the formation of popular democracy as reflected in the rise to power of Andrew Jackson
 
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Spanish (1)