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Annenberg Media

Overview
Works: 390 works in 522 publications in 2 languages and 5,537 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Educational films  Self-instruction  Classification  Nonfiction films  Educational television programs  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Distributor, prn
Classifications: DT14, 709
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Annenberg Media
Art of the Western world( Visual )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 556 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Michael Wood leads a nine-part tour through 2,500 years of Western painting, sculpture, and architecture, filmed at over 150 locations in eight countries and featuring commentary by historians and scholars
Voices & visions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1988 and 2011 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this 7-DVD set, the lives and works of 13 renowned American poets are interpreted through dramatic readings, archival photographs, dance, performances, and interviews. Illustrative poems in each program are accompanied by insights into their historical and cultural connections. The series covers the terminology of poetry and the larger role of poets in American and world literature studies. In William Carlos Williams (program 13): "no ideas but in things," Williams' aesthetic dictum sought to capture, not analyze. A collage of documentary footage, interviews, animation, and dramatization capture the poet's often visual work and intense life
The world of abnormal psychology by Inc Alvin H. Perlmutter( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2013 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A video series that covers the spectrum of psychological disorders from simple stress to paranoid schizophrenia. In documentary style, therapists, physicians, and researchers weave their commentary on causal factors, treatments and prognoses around the patients' own stories
The Africans a triple heritage : a commentary by Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A controversial examination of contemporary Africa in terms of its triple heritage: What is indigenous, what was contributions by Islam, and what was acquired from the West
The world of chemistry by Nava Ben-Zvi( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journey through the exciting world of chemistry with Nobel laureate Roald Hoffmann as your guide. The foundations of chemical structures and their behavior are explored through computer animation, demonstrations, and on-site footage at working industrial and research labs
American cinema by New York Center for Visual History( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores film history and American culture through the eyes of over 150 Hollywood insiders, including Clint Eastwood, Steven Spielberg, and Michael Eisner. In-depth treatments present film as a powerful economic force, potent twentieth-century art form, and viable career option"--
The power of place geography for the 21st century( Visual )

3 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Geography educators and content experts from around the globe look at physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and expert commentary focus to 52 case studies from 36 countries. Each case study reflects the issues of our 21st century world, as viewed from a geographical perspective"--Container
Earth revealed by James Sadd( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2006 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"[S]hows the physical and scientific processes that shape our planet. From earthquakes and volcanoes to the creation of sea-floor crusts and shifting river courses, this series offers stunning visuals that explain plate tectonics and other geologic concepts and principles."--Container
Against all odds inside statistics( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 2007 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This series goes on location to help uncover statistical solutions to the puzzles of everyday life. Learn how data collection and manipulation, paired with intelligent judgment and common sense, can lead to more informed decision making
Destinos : introduction to Spanish : a telecourse by Bill VanPatten( Visual )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This telenovela of Spanish soap opera, immerses students in everyday situations with native speakers and introduces the cultures, accents, and dialects of Mexico, Spain, Argentina, and Puerto Rico."
The Western tradition by Eugene Weber( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two semester telecourse on Western civilization built around the classroom lectures of Eugen Weber, author, historian, and professor at UCLA. Weber's lectures survey developments in politics, economics, industry, agriculture, art, philosophy, and daily life from ancient Egypt to our own time
The Africans a triple heritage : a commentary( Visual )

3 editions published between 1986 and 2006 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Take a journey to 16 African countries to examine major influences on this complex continent: indigenous heritage, Western culture, and the Islamic religion. This series explores in depth Africa's geography, history, cultures, and religions. Discover the rich diversity of Africa and confront the problems that have resulted from different forms of government"--Container
Economics U$A( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the fundamentals of economic history, theory, and practice, including microeconomics and macroeconomics, through interview with Nobel Prize-winning economists. The series features Milton Friedman, Paul Samuelson, John Kenneth Galbraith, Walter Heller, and others. In each program, case studies of major exonomic events show how economic theory relates to the real world. Made for college and high school classrooms and adult learners
Ethics in America II( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"New, and yet familiar, hypothetical cases are debated and agonized over by eminent leaders from government, business, science and academia. [The program] follows its predecessor by exploring gripping ethical dilemmas using the time-honored Socratic Dialogue format. The programs can be used with a study guide to help teachers engage their students in the process of ethical reasoning and acquaint them with its traditions through historical essays and other writings. A website with background on the programs and issues is coordinated with the series"--Container label
Ethics in America( Visual )

in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines a wide range of ethical positions and allows the viewer to look at his/her own ethical standards
The habitable planet a systems approach to environmental science( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The multimedia course explores the natural functions of Earth's systems: geophysical, atmospheric, oceanic, and ecosystems; Earth's ability to sustain life, especially human life; and the effects that human actions have had on the different natural systems. Components include 13 half-hour video programs featuring two documentary case studies describing current environmental science research, and an extensive Web site providing content, activities, and resources to help educators deepen and extend their understanding of environmental science"--Container label
American passages : a literary survey( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 16-part instructional series that places American literary movements and authors within the context of history and culture, bringing in a diversity of voices and tracing the continuity among them
 
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