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Harcourt Brace College Publishers

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Works: 111 works in 198 publications in 1 language and 1,399 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Cross-cultural studies  Drama  Film adaptations  History  Case studies  Fiction 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: GN32, 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 165 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 )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the ways in which language shapes or reflects reality by comparing and contrasting languages from different cultures
Sex and marriage ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program examines marriage and sex customs in different societies around the world
Patterns of subsistence food foragers and pastoralists ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 100 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
The nature of anthropology ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 85 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
Patterns of subsistence the food producers ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This is the second of a two-part examination of various subsistence patterns. Explores the concept of food production and its impact upon the organization of society. Includes concepts of land ownership, specialization of labor, social stratification and the advent of formal government. Illustrates with examples from the Mexican Yucatan Maya, Melanesian agriculturalists and an Afghanistan village
Family and household ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 79 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 )
8 editions published between 1994 and 2009 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Profiles the four major forms of political organizations, bands, tribes, chiefdoms, and states
Culture change ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 71 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 )
7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 57 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 by Insight Media (Firm) ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines economic behaviour in a variety of cultures, focussing largely on methods for the distribution of goods and trading patterns. Topics include: generalized reciprocity (Kung of South Africa), balanced reciprocity (Yanomamo of Venuzuela & Trobriand Islanders), central redistribution (Mendi of New Guinea), marketplace (Asante of Ghana), mixed local/world market (carpet makers of Afghanistan), cash economy (United States)
Faces of culture ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1992 and 1996 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents major features of culture including methods of communication, patterns for transmission of culture, political organization, social control, and customs involving sex and marriage
The future of humanity ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 43 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 arts ( Visual )
6 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 38 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
Age, common interest, and stratification ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 1994 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies examples of age-grading, common interests and stratification as it exists from pastorialist to modern-day society
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 22 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
Patterns of sustinence [sic] food foragers ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 10 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
The second X : the biology of women by Colleen M Belk ( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinship and descent ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kinship and descent defines kindred and looks at its role in hunting-gathering cultures
Anthropology in focus ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Harcourt College Publishers, Fort Worth.
Languages
English (101)