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Annenberg/CPB Collection (Firm)

Overview
Works: 164 works in 212 publications in 1 language and 2,724 library holdings
Genres: Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  History  Self-instruction  Educational television programs  Science television programs  Nonfiction films  Instructional films  Documentary films  Conversation and phrase books 
Classifications: F1408, 980
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Most widely held works by Annenberg/CPB Collection (Firm)
Americas( Visual )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary Latin America, examining issues that confront the entire region by focusing on individual countries
Discovering psychology by Philip G Zimbardo( Visual )

4 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 252 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated edition highlights major new developments in the field, offering an overview of classic and current theories of human behavior. Leading researchers, practitioners, and theorists probe the mysteries of the mind and body. Based on extensive investigation and superior scholarship, this introductory course in psychology features demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations, current research, documentary footage, and computer animation
Mirrors of the heart( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion about issues of race & ethnicity in three Latin American countries: Bolivia, the Dominican Republic and Haiti
In women's hands( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the changing role of women in Chile, focusing especially on the 1970s through the mid-1990s
Builders of images( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Various Latin American individuals involved in the fine arts discuss their work, which addresses the political and social problems of their respective countries
The garden of forking paths( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary Argentina, including discussions of its political climate, economy and social problems
Get up, stand up( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the issue of sovereignty, as illustrated by the contemporary histories of Jamaica & Colombia. Examines political, economic and social problems in these countries as well as the effects of intervention by the United States in their affairs
Fire in the mind( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary insurgencies in El Salvador and Peru, focusing especially on their political, economic & social aspects
Capital sins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary Brazil, including discussions of its political climate, economy and social problems
Continent on the move( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the current economic situation in Mexico, focusing especially on the impact of rural-urban migration & urbanization
Miracles are not enough( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the changing role of the Catholic Church, as well as religion in general, in Brazil and Nicaragua from the 1960s through the mid-1990s
The Americans( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the impact that Hispanic Americans are having on the society, culture & politics of the United States. Focuses especially on three groups: Cuban Americans in Miami, Puerto Ricans in New York City & Chicanos in Southern California
Death : a personal understanding( Visual )

2 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores a wide range of North American cultural perspectives on death within the context of current issues, including AIDS, death by violence, suicide, assisted suicide, hospice care, end of life decision making, and how children react to death
The Mind : teaching modules( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the inner workings of the human brain. Covers topics including hypnotic dissociation, pain relief, the placebo effect, cognition and the immune system, endorphins, brain mechanisms of pleasure and addiction, language processing, subliminal stimulation, teratogens, newborn capabilities, aging and cognitive function, Alzheimer's Disease, phantom limb pain, chronic pain, depressants' effect on the brain, language predisposition, mood disorders, and the mind of the psychopath
French in action by Pierre J Capretz( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student is instructed in French language and culture by seeing people interact in true-to-life situations, while speaking idiomatic, natural French. The course is based on the teaching method of Pierre J. Capretz of total immersion learning
Literary visions( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines three major genres of literature, short fiction, poetry and drama, and discusses literary elements such as character, plot, symbolism, and voice
In our own time by Bee Gees( Visual )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines why the appearance of abstract expression caused the United States to become a center for the visual arts. Reviews the diversity of styles in the postwar period, including the work of Pollock, Wharhol, Oldenburg. Also examines the explosive internationalization of the art world in the 1970s and 1980s. Features experts Rosalind Krauss, Germano Cleant, and Clement Greenberg
Derivatives ; Inertia by David L Goodstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 3, Derivatives, deals with the function of mathematics in physical science and the derivative as a practical tool. Program 4, Inertia, deals with Galileo's efforts to answer questions about the nature of the universe, the development of his law of inertia, and the risks that he took in challenging accepted knowledge of the period. Uses computer animation sequences, historical reenactments, and close-up photography of experiments
World of art : works in progress( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Chicago performance company Goat Island is shown; members discuss their work
 
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