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Learning Corporation of America

Overview
Works: 931 works in 2,534 publications in 2 languages and 18,005 library holdings
Genres: History  Historical television programs  Documentary television programs  Drama  Nonfiction television programs  Biography  Nonfiction films  Historical films  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: DC148, 944.04
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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 )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 354 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrayal of the witchcraft trials of Salem, Massachusetts in 1692. Attempts to give an understanding of the political, psychological, and religious background of the trials and of the consequences of this episode on American history
The Electric grandmother( Visual )

16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the death of their mother, three children and their widower father select an "electric grandmother," a robot, on a thirty-day trial period to see if it will bring the family together again
Freud the hidden nature of man by George Kaczender( Visual )

19 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dramatique sur l'oeuvre de Freud: ses luttes personnelles, et ses théories révolutionnaires: le pouvoir de l'inconscient, le complexe d'Oedipe, l'analyse des rêves, et la division de la personnalité, composé du moi, du sur-moi et du ça
The immigrant experience the long, long journey by Learning Company( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 304 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
Napoleon: The Making of a Dictator( Visual )

21 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 236 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 Napoléon
The Colonel comes to Japan by John Nathan( Visual )

9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains that when an American company sets up shop abroad, particularly in a culture as different from our own as Japan's, special considerations must come into play, as evidenced by this chronicle of Kentucky Fried Chicken's entry into the Japanese fast-food market
Galileo the challenge of reason by Learning Corporation of America( Visual )

15 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the experiments of Galileo, and dramatizes the conflict between his new scientific thinking and the authority of the church. Points out that although Galileo recanted, his views dominated Western tholught in succeeding centuries
Bismarck Germany from blood and iron by John Irvin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 165 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 Bismark, who recollects the steps which led to Germany's unification, as told in a series of flashbacks
Marxism the theory that split a world( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 159 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 Greeks in search of meaning( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 156 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 156 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
The Constitution: The Compromise That Made a Nation( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deals with the large State vs. small State controversy which was the central argument of the Constitutional Convention
The French Revolution by Eugene Weber( Visual )

12 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the fall of the Bastille to show how King Louis XVI's effort to raise additional monies unleashed the first total revolution in history
Charlemagne, holy barbarian( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 151 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on one campaign waged by Charlemagne against the Saxons in 782 in order to examine whether brutality, in the name of civilization, is justified. Discusses the cultural contributions of Charlemagne, and shows the ruthless means he employed to accomplish his goals
A slave's story: running a thousand miles to freedom( Visual )

8 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 141 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
The Kyocera experiment by Jeffrey William Kirsch( Visual )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 135 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
Newton, the mind that found the future by Learning Corporation of America( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edmund Halley, Newton's friend and colleague, moves between Newton's age and the present in a study of Sir Isaac Newton and his principal theories, pointing out his influence on modern science
The Crusades: Saints and Sinners by Learning Corporation of America( Visual )

12 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of the First Crusade beginning with Pope Urban's speech at Clermont and ending with the taking of Jerusalem and the slaughter of its inhabitants. Explores the motives of the Crusaders and it introduces the leading figures of the crusade
The Romans life, laughter, and law( Visual )

10 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows the enactment of excerpts from Roman writings in order to recreate the world of the Roman Empire
The Jackson Years: Toward Civil War( Visual )

10 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 128 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
 
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