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Learning Corporation of America

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Works: 1,121 works in 2,442 publications in 1 language and 20,633 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Biography  Fiction  Juvenile works  Film adaptations 
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 )
9 editions published between 1972 and 2008 in English and held by 376 libraries worldwide
A dramatization, based on authentic records, of the 1692 witchcraft trials in Salem, Massachusetts
Freud the hidden nature of man ( visu )
11 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 by Learning Company( visu )
8 editions published between 1972 and 1986 in English and held by 265 libraries worldwide
An inspiring story told through the eyes of a young boy, Janek. His story is a moving portrayal of one turn-of-the-century immigrant family
The Colonel comes to Japan by John Nathan( visu )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 248 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 )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2002 in English and held by 241 libraries worldwide
After showing Galileo's experiments, the film dramatizes the conflict between Galileo's new scientific thinking and the Church's authority, based on faith alone. Although in the end Galileo recants, it is his view which is to dominate the West in succeeding centuries
The Electric grandmother ( visu )
6 editions published between 1981 and 1990 in English and held by 211 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
The Electric grandmother ( visu )
9 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 182 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
The Tap dance kid ( visu )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1999 in English and held by 173 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 )
8 editions published between 1969 and 2007 in English and held by 172 libraries worldwide
Focuses on one campaign waged by Charlemagne against the Saxons in 782 in order to examine whether brutality, in the name of civilization, is justified. Discusses the cultural contributions of Charlemagne, and shows the ruthless means he employed to accomplish his goals
The French Revolution ( visu )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 167 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
The Kyocera experiment ( visu )
4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 167 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 )
11 editions published between 1970 and 2007 in English and held by 157 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 Napoléon
Newton, the mind that found the future ( visu )
9 editions published between 1970 and 2008 in English and held by 151 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 145 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
Bismarck Germany from blood and iron ( visu )
3 editions published between 1976 and 2008 in English and held by 145 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
Walter Kerr on theater by Walter Kerr( visu )
10 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 139 libraries worldwide
Walter Kerr comments on excerpts from five plays performed by top professionals. Mr. Kerr clarifies characteristics unique to the live dramatic form by comparing these scenes with film segments. Includes scenes from No place to be somebody, Prometheus, Richard III, The importance of being earnest, and The serpent
The Crusades saints and sinners ( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2008 in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Describes the First Crusade, beginning with Pope Urban's speech at Clermont in 1095 and ending with the taking of Jerusalem and the slaughter of all its inhabitants. Examines the irony implicit in the concept of a holy war. Explores the motives of the crusaders and introduces the leading figures of the crusade
The French Revolution ( visu )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1975 in English and held by 134 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the enigmatic figure of Robespierre in an exploration of the breakdown of the noble ideals which inspired a revolution, and illustrates how violence breeds violence
The Rocking horse winner by D. H Lawrence( visu )
10 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
Presents an adaptation of the novel of the same title by D.H. Lawrence, about a young, sensitive English boy whose rocking horse empowers him to predict winning racehorses at the eventual cost of his life
The Jackson years toward civil war ( visu )
7 editions published between 1970 and 1980 in English and held by 129 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
 
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