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Learning Corporation of America

Overview
Works: 974 works in 2,648 publications in 2 languages and 17,454 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  History  Drama  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Fiction  Constitution  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher, Author
Classifications: BF173.F85, 338.7
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Publications about Learning Corporation of America
Publications by Learning Corporation of America
Most widely held works by Learning Corporation of America
The witches of Salem : the horror and the hope by Dennis Azzarella( visu )
12 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 334 libraries worldwide
A dramatization, based on authentic records, of the 1692 witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts
Freud : the hidden nature of man by George Kaczender( visu )
20 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes Freud's background, his personal struggles, and his revolutionary theories
The Electric grandmother ( visu )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 319 libraries worldwide
After the death of their mother, three children and their widowed father select an "electric grandmother", a robot, for a thirty-day trial period to see if it will bring the family together again
The Immigrant Experience: The Long, Long Journey by Learning Company( visu )
14 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the problems and dreams of new immigrants in America by telling about an uprooted Polish family. Shows how they lived at the beginning of the 19th century and includes interviews with the grandfather today as he reveals his contentment with improved opportunities for his grandchildren
The Colonel comes to Japan by John Nathan( visu )
10 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
Explains that when an American company sets up shop abroad, 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 ( visu )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 172 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( visu )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 157 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 Constitution: The Compromise That Made a Nation ( visu )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 149 libraries worldwide
Deals with the large State vs. small State controversy which was the central argument of the Constitutional Convention
Greeks: In Search of Meaning ( visu )
11 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 148 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 ( visu )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 147 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Focuses on one campaign waged by Charlemagne against the Saxons 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 of Charlemagne and shows the ruthless means he used to accomplish his goals
A Slave's Story : Running a Thousand Miles to Freedom by John Irvin( visu )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 136 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
Napoleon: The Making of a Dictator ( visu )
13 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 133 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 Crusades: Saints and Sinners by Learning Corporation of America( visu )
14 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 129 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
Marxism: The Theory That Split a World ( visu )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 128 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
Not by jeans alone ( visu )
8 editions published between 1981 and 1986 in English and held by 127 libraries worldwide
No company can rest on its laurels, even when its product is known around the world. And so the Levi Strauss Company, the world's largest clothing manufacturer, sought to move beyond jeans to "Levi Tailored Classics"--A market-opening attempt that encountered problems in a fast-changing marketplace
Newton: The Mind That Found the Future ( visu )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 127 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 Romans: Life, Laughter and Law ( visu )
9 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 124 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 124 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 ( visu )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 121 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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Languages
English (227)
Spanish (1)
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