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Mitchell, Wayne

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Works: 40 works in 84 publications in 1 language and 358 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works  Case studies 
Classifications: GV1743, 306
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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 158 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 20 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
Indians in the Americas ( visu )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1985 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Examines many of the contributions of the North and South American Indian to American heritage and to the world
Africa, an introduction ( visu )
4 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Explores Africa's diverse cultures and geographic features. Also examines the impact of modernization and urbanization on the African continent
Eskimos a changing culture ( visu )
4 editions published between 1971 and 1992 in English and held by 12 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
Central America ( visu )
3 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
Focuses on the distinctive characteristics of each of the seven countries in Central America, depicting their agriculture, industry, and daily life
The Nile, profile of a river ( visu )
2 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 12 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
Food around the world by Wayne Mitchell( visu )
3 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 11 libraries worldwide
Focuses on different foods in the world and different ways of preparing and eating them. Describes the work involved in growing and storing food, and how cooperation, tools, and machines make this work easier. Also discusses why people in the United States have so many types of foods and food customs. For elementary grades
Central America ( visu )
4 editions published between 1985 and 1992 in English and held by 10 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
Japan, an introduction ( visu )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Examines the cultural traditions, industries, and people of Japan. Enhancements include basic subject words, vocabulary, additional useful information, writing exercises, discussion starters, and behavioral objectives
Japan, an introduction part 2 ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
The Caribbean Coast ( visu )
2 editions published between 1990 and 1992 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Explores the nations of Colombia, Venezuela, and the Guyanas--their resources, agriculture, industries; and compares the lifestyles of their people
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
Asia an introduction ( visu )
2 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in English and held by 8 libraries worldwide
Explores the unique characteristics of each of Asia's five regions, comparing and contrasting the life-styles, economics, and physical geography
Clothing around the world ( visu )
2 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Examines the role of clothing in human societies and illustrates the great variety of styles and fabric used by people around the world
Asia, an introduction ( visu )
3 editions published between 1981 and 1992 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
Explores the unique characteristics of each of Asia's five regions, comparing and contrasting the life-styles, economics, and physical geography
Japan an introduction ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Shelter around the world by Wayne Mitchell( visu )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Tells why shelter is important to families all over the world and explains why people live in different types of houses. Also describes how different shelters are suited to environment, traditons, and lifestyles, and shows some of the work involved in building houses and how tools and machines help
Slums in the Third World ( visu )
1 edition 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
The Bajao seagoing nomads ( visu )
3 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
Describes the life-style of Bajao nomads of Southeast Asia, who spend most of their lives on outrigger canoes traveling from the coral reefs and uninhabited islands between the Philippines, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Shows a family as they fish, hunt for food and water on an uninhabited island, and gather with other Bajaos to repair canoes, gossip, and participate in special ceremonies
 
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