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Learning Corporation of America

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Works: 1,076 works in 2,530 publications in 2 languages and 18,628 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Nonfiction films  Documentary television programs  Historical films  Fiction  Documentary films  Constitution  Biographical films 
Roles: Publisher
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 356 libraries worldwide
A portrayal of the witchcraft trials of Salem, Mass. in 1692. Attempts to give an understanding of the political, psychological, and religious background of the trials and of the consequences of this episode on American history
The Electric grandmother ( visu )
16 editions published between 1981 and 2014 in English and held by 338 libraries worldwide
After the death of their mother, three children and their widower father select an "electric grandmother," a robot, on a thirty-day trial period to see if it will bring the family together again
Freud the hidden nature of man by George Kaczender( visu )
18 editions published between 1970 and 2009 in English and held by 337 libraries worldwide
Dramatizes Freud's background, his personal struggles, and his revolutionary theories: the power of the unconscious, the Oedipus complex, dream analysis, and the human personality composed of ego, superego, and id
The immigrant experience the long, long journey ( visu )
11 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 276 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 20th century and includes interviews with the grandfather today as he reveals his contentment with improved opportunities for his grandchildren
The French Revolution ( visu )
15 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 276 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the fall of the Bastille to show how a weak, bankrupt king's effort to raise money unleashed the first total revolution in history. Examines what makes an ordinary man leave his daily tasks and take part in a revolution
Galileo the challenge of reason ( visu )
15 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 220 libraries worldwide
"This dramatic production presents Galileo, challenger of traditional views of astronomy and physics, whose conflicts with established beliefs led to his trial as a heretic in 1632, but whose theories came to dominate Western thought in succeeding centuries"--Container
The Colonel comes to Japan by John Nathan( visu )
9 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 214 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
Bismarck Germany from blood and iron by John Irvin( visu )
6 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 192 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 Greeks in search of meaning ( visu )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2010 in English and held by 184 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
Charlemagne, holy barbarian ( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 180 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 to Charlemagne and shows the ruthless means he used to accomplish his goals
A slave's story: running a thousand miles to freedom ( visu )
8 editions published between 1972 and 2007 in English and held by 167 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
The Tap dance kid ( visu )
13 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and Spanish and held by 157 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
The Constitution the compromise that made a nation ( visu )
9 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 157 libraries worldwide
Deals with the large State vs. small State controversy which was the central argument of the Constitutional Convention
Romanticism the revolt of the spirit ( visu )
9 editions published between 1971 and 1984 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
Shows the breadth and mood of romanticism in music, art and literature. Includes excerpts from Les misérables, Wuthering Heights, and Song to the men of England
Medieval England the peasant's revolt ( visu )
12 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Examines the grim reality of life in the late Middle Ages in England by focusing on Wat Tyler's rebellion of 1381
The Kyocera experiment ( visu )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Shows how "theory Z" comes alive in the United States as the American employees of San Diego's Kyocera Company productively adapt to the owners' thoroughly Japanese brand of management. Tells how there is tension, particularly between Japanese managers and American salesmen, whose styles are very different, at this company which makes computer chips and chip holders
Napoleon, the making of a dictator ( visu )
12 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 138 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
Newton, the mind that found the future ( visu )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 135 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
Marxism the theory that split a world ( visu )
8 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 134 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
The Romans life, laughter, and law ( visu )
10 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Shows the enactment of excerpts from Roman writings in order to recreate the world of the Roman Empire
 
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Spanish (1)
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