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Mitchell, Wayne

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Works: 36 works in 69 publications in 1 language and 319 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Case studies 
Roles: Author
Classifications: GV1743, 793.31
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Publications about Wayne Mitchell
Publications by Wayne Mitchell
Most widely held works by Wayne Mitchell
Ethnic dance around the world ( visu )
10 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and held by 159 libraries worldwide
Presents examples of ethnic dances from the Americas, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Australia and stresses their social and cultural motivations. Includes festival dances, celebration dances, courtship dances, and dances for recreation. Helps viewers understand why people dance, why dancing and music in many parts of the world are very different, and the role of religion in ethnic dancing
Early civilizations by Wayne Mitchell( visu )
3 editions published between 1979 and 1992 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Examines common conditions and processes which are necessary for the appearance of civilization. Identifies major ancient civilizations, and describes their achievements and influences on each other
Your other half by Wayne Mitchell( Book )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Indians in the Americas ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Examines many of the contributions of the North and South American Indian to American heritage and to the world. Shows scenes of modern-day Indians, followed by an account of their migration to the American continent and of their developing civilizations
Asia an introduction ( visu )
5 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Explores the unique characteristics of each of Asia's five regions, comparing and contrasting the life-styles, economics, and physical geography
The Nile, profile of a river ( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 10 libraries worldwide
Uses model replicas, hieroglyphics, reliefs, and other artworks to look at the history of the Nile River. Examines its modern utilizations for irrigation and electrical power and the ecological problems caused by these new uses
Central America ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the distinctive characteristics of each of the seven countries in Central America, depicting their agriculture, industry, and daily life
Japan, an introduction part 2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Indian boy of the Southwest ( visu )
2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
A Hopi Indian family introduces their ancient past and shows how they have incorporated it into their present life in the Arizona desert as they struggle to maintain the old while learning the new
Japan, an introduction ( visu )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Examines the cultural traditions, industries, and people of Japan
The Caribbean Coast ( visu )
1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 7 libraries worldwide
Explores the nations of Colombia, Venezuela, and the Guyanas--their resources, agriculture, industries; and compares the lifestyles of their people
Central America ( visu )
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Reviews Central America's Mayan heritage, conquest by Spain, takeovers by powerful landowners, and involvement with the United States. Discusses the need for land reform, trade problems, and the effects of the Panama Canal
Eskimos: a changing culture ( visu )
3 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Studies the Eskimos of Nunivak Island in the Bering Sea to determine the relationship of changes in family patterns, values, and other elements of culture to changes in technology
Eskimos a changing culture ( visu )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Studies the Cup'ic, Eskimos of Nunivak Island the Bering Sea to determine the relationship of changes in family patters, values, and other elements of culture to changes in technology
Japan an introduction ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Slums in the Third World ( visu )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of a family living in the slums of a Third World nation. Promotes an understanding of the needs and desires of people who are living through the difficult process of world urbanization by revealing their ordinary, day-by-day existence
Indians in the Americas ( visu )
2 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Examines many of the contributions of the North and South American Indian to American heritage and to the world. Shows scenes of modern-day Indians, followed by an account of their migration to the American continent and of their developing civilization
Different people--different values by Wayne Mitchell( visu )
4 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Shows how people from diverse cultures acquire different sets of values because of the various kinds of groups they interact with. Explains how an individual's national, regional, community, and family backgrounds shape his outlook and affect the values he accepts
Jolly Roger : King o' the pirates : a melodrama of the high seas by Wayne Mitchell( Book )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The Cuna Indians island exiles ( visu )
2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Examines the life-style of the Cuna Indians who long ago isolated themselves on small islands in the Caribbean, off the coast of Panama. Shows the Indians preparing food, building houses, making clothing, and traveling to the mainland where they hunt and gather food
 
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