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Alchediak, Jim

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Works: 36 works in 47 publications in 2 languages and 93 library holdings
Genres: History  Juvenile works 
Classifications: DS812, 952.05
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Publications about Jim Alchediak
Publications by Jim Alchediak
Most widely held works by Jim Alchediak
Japan the 21st century ( visu )
4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 9 libraries worldwide
Japan emerged from the devastation of WWII to become the second largest economy in the world. At the start of the 21st century, despite recent problems with its economy, Japan remains a global economic power. The program looks at various aspects of modern Japanese life and culuture, including physical geography, fault zone ; traditional farming practices : rice growing, fishing ; religions ; formal gardens, tea ceremony, martial arts ; influence of Western culture ; city life ; education
Germany from partition to reunification, 1945-1990 ( visu )
3 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
It gives a brief history of East and West Germany since World War II; and the difficulties which faced a unified Germany are also discussed
South Asia people and places ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An overview of South Asia which includes India and 6 smaller surrounding countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This video covers the major concepts of a normal world geography textbook unit for this area of the world
Indonesia : a Southeast Asia nation ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 6 libraries worldwide
An overview of South Asia which includes India and 6 smaller surrounding countries: Pakistan, Afghanistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. This video covers the major concepts of a normal world geography textbook unit for this area of the world
Canada economy and government ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Today virtually all Canadian industry is private. There are environmental problems, particularly coastal over-fishing and acid rain. Canada and the U.S. have cooperated in connecting the St. Lawrence Seaway to the Great Lakes, and in international trade agreements. The government is a parliamentary democracy, and Great Britain's monarch is also the ceremonial monarch of Canada. Powers of national importance rest with the federal government while powers over regional matters remain with the governments of the ten provinces. The several territories are less self-governing than the provinces. There is a French Canadian separtist movement in Quebec
Canada people and places ( visu )
1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
The terrain and climate of Canada's vast land mass has six distinctly different regions. The Inuit and other Native American tribes adapted to Canada's harsh conditions and survived. The Europeans arrived to first fish and then settle. British and French coastal colonies joined their mother country in a long war that ended with Canada proclaimed a British colony in 1763. Canada became largely self-governing as a Dominion of Great Britain in 1867, and completely independent in 1982. Cultural influences are from Native Americans and those of French, British, and Asian descent
Brazil new global power ( visu )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Explores Brazil's growing importance in the global economy
Living in Eastern Europe ( visu )
in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Briefly discusses the effects of Communism on the Eastern European countries of Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, and Poland after World War II and focuses on the changes that are taking place within these countries now that the communist government is no longer in power. Also includes an interview with a teenager from Poland and the changes that have occurred in his life
China a global economic power ( visu )
2 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
This program provides an overview of life in modern China, covering Hong Kong as a key international centre of commerce and finance; the economic corridor of Guangzhou (Canton), which attracts mass migration from rural China; Shenzhen, a special economic zone in which foreigners are allowed to invest in and operate factories with minimal government regulation. The program also gives a brief summary of the Mao Zedong period and changes wrought by the current leadership, and the effects of rapid economic growth on quality of life
Western Europe our legacy ( visu )
2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 4 libraries worldwide
Many pillars of our social order and culture are the legacy of Western Europe. The ancient Greeks gave us democracy, literature, and philosophy. The Romans gave us government administration, our largely Latin-based language, and the spread of Catholicism. The Renaissance bequeathed to us an intellectual, artistic, and economic rebirth. Refugees from European religious repression colonized the New World. When the industrial revolution spread to the United States, it became a world power
India Asian giant ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This program provides an overview of life in modern India, explaining that India is the world's largest democracy and produces three times as many English-speaking graduates as the United States. The program also examines the country's growing economic power. It explores the landforms and climate of India, looks at issues of religion and caste, traces India's economic development from the 1990s, as well as considers such environmental issues as pervasive water and air pollution caused by urbanization
China a global economic power ( visu )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
This program provides an overview of life in modern China, covering Hong Kong as a key international centre of commerce and finance; the economic corridor of Guangzhou (Canton), which attracts mass migration from rural China; Shenzhen, a special economic zone in which foreigners are allowed to invest in and operate factories with minimal government regulation. The program also gives a brief summary of the Mao Zedong period and changes wrought by the current leadership, and the effects of rapid economic growth on quality of life
India Asian giant ( visu )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 3 libraries worldwide
The United States geography series Descobrint els Estats Units ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
South America people and places ( visu )
2 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Describes the cultures, races and economic development of South America
Descubrir Estados Unidos III The United States geography series III ( visu )
2 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Western Europe people and places ( visu )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Describes the places and cultures of Western Europe
Middle America Mexico to Venezuela and the Caribbean Islands ( visu )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
Describes the places and cultures of Mexico, Venezuela and Caribbean Islands
Central Asia living in Kyrgyzstan ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
The program illustrates the various lifestyles of the Kyrgyz people from nomadic yurt-dwellers to city folk and the economic, social and environmental issues facing Kyrgyzstan at the start of the 21st century
One nation, one germany ( visu )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 2 libraries worldwide
 
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