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Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

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Works: 6,577 works in 11,413 publications in 2 languages and 50,820 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Short films  Nonfiction films  Drama  Film adaptations  Educational films  Juvenile works  Science films  Documentary films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, Editor, Producer
Classifications: E185, 973.097496
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The Negro in American History by Mortimer Jerome Adler( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 1,960 libraries worldwide
Vol. 1, A taste of freedom, 1854-1927. Vol. 2, Slaves and masters, 1567-1854. Vol. 3, New Your, New York
Makers of America by Wayne Moquin( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,181 libraries worldwide
Extensive overview of contributions of numerous ethnic groups of varied races to the making of America. For contents, see Title Catalog
Middle East series ( visu )
62 editions published between 1984 and 1994 in English and held by 627 libraries worldwide
Emphasizes the crucial role of Islam in the history of the Middle East in bridging the 800 year gap between the fall of Rome and the onset of the European Renaissance in the early fourteenth century
The lottery by Shirley Jackson( visu )
20 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 396 libraries worldwide
Presents Shirley Jackson's short story, The Lottery, set in a small American town, where the townspeople gather on a June morning to perform the annual lottery ritual
Work of the kidneys by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( visu )
15 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 235 libraries worldwide
Studies the functions and relationships of the major parts of the kidneys, and describes the physiological mechanisms by which the kidneys control the volume and composition of the body fluids. Emphasizes the importance of the kidneys as regulators of the internal environment of the body
Martin Luther King, Jr ( visu )
3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 205 libraries worldwide
Coretta King, widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and three of Dr. King's closest friends discuss his impact on the American civil rights movement
Transportation ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 189 libraries worldwide
Brief descriptions of means of transportation from the earliest beasts of burden to railroads, subways, street cars, automobiles, trucks, ships, planes, etc
Black dialogues : topics in Afro-American history ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 167 libraries worldwide
175 readings about Afro-American traditions, black nationalism and art, racism, revolution, and other topics by such writers as Franz Fanon, Marcus Garvey, Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X
Cipher in the snow ( visu )
10 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 165 libraries worldwide
Designed to provide motivation for an effort to meet the concerns of every child in the school setting. Tells about a young student who no one thought was important and the events following his sudden death
Spain: the Moorish influence ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 158 libraries worldwide
Encompasses Spain's epic story of conquest and reconquest by the Moors. Describes the shifting social and political realities of the Islamic and Christian kingdoms and the influence of Moorish civilization which helped lead to the European Renaissance
The Medieval mind by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 142 libraries worldwide
Points out the tensions and conflicts of the Middle Ages, and shows how the architecture of the cathedrals reflects the uneasy balance of opposing forces with their soaring columns, arches, and flying buttresses. Explains how this left a permanent mark on Western civilization
Photosynthesis ( visu )
18 editions published between 1981 and 2007 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Combines close-ups of green plants in natural settings with time-lapse scenes of a plant's growth in describing the energy produced by photosynthesis. In laboratory experiments, examines and analyzes the chloroplasts, the central components in the process
United States regions the Pacific region ( visu )
25 editions published between 1986 and 1991 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
One of a series of six films developing the basic themes of location, place, and region, with major emphasis on either people or their environment and stressing the National Council for Geographic Education guidelines. Demonstrates relationships between the physical geography and human activities of the Southwest
Aristotle's ethics. the theory of happiness ( visu )
7 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 136 libraries worldwide
Lecturer Mortimer J. Adler interprets Aristotle's theory of happiness and draws a parallel between Aristotle's definition of happiness and the meaning implied in the American Declaration of independence. Uses animated drawings done in the style of paintings on Greek vases to illustrate the pursuit of happiness
Washington, D.C ( visu )
10 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Converted from a Potomac River swamp land site to a triumph of urban engineering and architectural elegance, Washington, D.C. has continued to expand and develop for nearly two centuries
Plato's Apology the life and teachings of Socrates ( visu )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Lecturer Mortimer J. Adler uses dramatized scenes from the dialogs of Plato in presenting a character study of Socrates. Mr. Adler introduces Socrates first as a man who perplexed, inspired, and enraged his fellow citizens; then as a teacher who revolutionized the concept of the teacher's role; and finally as a philosopher who disturbed the complacency of men's minds for all times
Vorticity ( visu )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Illustrates, using simple laboratory experiments, the concepts of vorticity, and circulation, and the theorems of Crocco, Kelvin and Helmholtz
Work of the heart ( visu )
10 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Describes the structure and function of the heart through animation and live footage. Examines various causes of heart problems and the treatments available. Emphasis is placed on the importance of caring for the heart
The Necklace by Clifton Fadiman( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 124 libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Maupassants̓ story of bitter irony about a young woman who borrows a diamond necklace and the consequences to her and her husband when she loses it
Mathematics in context by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( Book )
20 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
 
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