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Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

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Works: 6,576 works in 11,472 publications in 2 languages and 49,912 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Biography  Juvenile works  Film adaptations  Children's films  Educational films  Short films  Drama  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, Editor, Producer
Classifications: E185, 973.097496
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The Negro in American History ( Book )
6 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 1,940 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 1,171 libraries worldwide
Events and issues in American history are viewed from the perspective of those who were involved
The lottery by Shirley Jackson( visu )
18 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 381 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
Martin Luther King, Jr. : the man and the dream by Margaret Boone-Jones( visu )
9 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 277 libraries worldwide
Traces the public career of King; examines his belief in nonviolent protest, evaluates the impact of the leadership of King on the American civil rights movement; and provides an overview of key incidents in the American civil rights movement between 1955 and 1968, as well as major legislative actions
Work of the kidneys by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( visu )
16 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 228 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
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 165 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 163 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
A more perfect union : a video series on the U.S. constitution ( visu )
20 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Emphasizes the fundamental principles of the United States constitution and relates it to current issues
Photosynthesis by Robert M Thornton( visu )
23 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 153 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
Work of the heart ( visu )
16 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Pictures and describes how the heart and blood vessels circulate blood, and discusses factors affecting the rate of the heart beat
Spain: the Moorish influence ( visu )
4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 144 libraries worldwide
Depicts Spanish civilization of the period 711 to 1516, which not only incorporated Moorish influences but also facilitated the influence on all Western science and philosophy
The Medieval mind by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( visu )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 136 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
Aristotle's ethics. the theory of happiness ( visu )
9 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Explica la teoria de la felicitat d'Aristòtil i dibuixa un paral·lelisme entre la definició de felicitat d'Aristòtil i el significat implicit en la Declaració Americana d'independència
Plato's Apology : the life and teachings of Socrates ( visu )
7 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Mortimer J. 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
Washington, D.C. ( visu )
7 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 126 libraries worldwide
Converted from a Potomac River swampland site to a triumph of urban engineering and architectural elegance, Washington, D.C. has continued to expand and develop for nearly two centuries. This tour focuses on its shrines and monuments, as well as on the vast complexes that house the intricate workings of government
The Necklace by Mark David Baer( visu )
9 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 123 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
Mitosis by Marjory Martin( visu )
17 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 121 libraries worldwide
Explains and illustrates the basic process of mitosis as it occurs in both plant and animal life. Uses animated drawings to clarify the basic concept of mitosis. Photomicrography shows the process of mitosis actually taking place in a living cell
Vorticity by Ascher H Shapiro( visu )
14 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Illustrates, using simple laboratory experiments, the concepts of vorticity and circulation, and the theorems of Crocco, Kelvin and Helmholtz
The fall of the House of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( visu )
14 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 114 libraries worldwide
An adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story of the same title about the last member of the Usher family who is tortured by the mysterious despair contained within the family house
 
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