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Harcourt Brace College Publishers

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Works: 117 works in 194 publications in 1 language and 1,464 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Drama  Cross-cultural studies  Film adaptations  History  Fiction  Case studies 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: GN316, 813
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Most widely held works by Harcourt Brace College Publishers
A Worn path by Eudora Welty ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program is based on a Eudora Welty short story about a 95-year-old African-American woman who undertakes a long journey into town to get medicine for her ailing grandson
Language and communication ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations
Patterns of subsistence food foragers and pastoralists ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Basseri of Iran are used to illustrate the patterns and relationships
Sex and marriage ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines marriage and sex customs in different societies around the world
Family and household ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program looks at the concepts of family and household from a cross-cultural perspective and examines the basic function performed by these units
Political organization ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles the four major forms of political organizations: bands, tribes, chiefdoms, and states
Patterns of subsistence the food producers ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The concept of food production and its impact upon the organization of society is explored. Included are the concept of land ownership, specialization of labor, social stratification and the advent of formal government. The Mexican Yucatan Maya, Melanesian agriculturalists and Afghanistan village are used as examples
The nature of anthropology ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exphasizes the fundamental similarities of all members of the human race and the wide range of adaptations toward the common goals of survival
Faces of culture ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents major features of cultural anthropology including subsistence patterns, organizing devices, patterns for transmission of culture, economics, political organization, social control, and culture change. The course examines methods of anthropological research and theoretical orientations
Culture change ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces
Psychological anthropology ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on enculturation, the process by which culture is passed from one generation to the next. Cross-cultural examples of child-rearing, socialization, and mental illness and healing are also studied
Economic anthropology ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines both western and non-western economic practices and points out the importance of understanding the total integration between economic practices and the values and practices of the larger culture
Culture change ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shows how cultures are constantly changing, sometimes slowly and peacefully, at other times rapidly and violently. Sometimes it is as a result of internal factors such as inventions, at other times because of the introduction of an outside idea or object
The future of humanity ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Provides expert speculations about the positive directions of future changes, such as space exploration, expansion of human intelligence, and biomedical changes which could lengthen the human life span
The nature of anthropology ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Exphasizes the fundamental similarities of all members of the human race and the wide range of adaptations toward the common goals of survival
Age, common interest, and stratification ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies examples of age-grading, common interests and stratification as it exists from pastorialist to modern-day society
The Arts ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Some form of artistic expression exists in all cultures. This program presents the many kinds of art and the variety of functions served by the arts; the fulfillment of the need for individual creative expression, the expression of people's conceptions of the unknown or spiritual world, and an expression of cultural values and ideas
An interview with Tillie Olsen [videorecording] : a discussion of the short story I stand here ironing ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Historian Peter Carroll interviews Tillie Olsen about her well-known short story "I stand here ironing", and about the catalyst that transformed her back into a professional writer after 20 years of motherhood. Tillie also reads from her work
Sex and marriage ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the unique marital customs of different societies around the world
Patterns of subsistence the food producers ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the emergence of new societies which were based on the cultivation of plants as a method of food production as the concept of land ownership was spawned
 
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Harcourt College Publishers, Fort Worth.
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English (82)