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Annenberg/CPB Collection (Firm)

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Most widely held works by Annenberg/CPB Collection (Firm)
Americas by Zbor Carmina Slovenica( Visual )

8 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 192 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 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A discussion about issues of race & ethnicity in three Latin American countries: Bolivia, the Dominican Republic and Haiti
Builders of images( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 105 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
Fire in the mind( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary insurgencies in El Salvador and Peru, focusing especially on their political, economic & social aspects
In women's hands( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the changing role of women in Chile, focusing especially on the 1970s through the mid-1990s
Get up, stand up by Patrick Kielty( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 100 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
Miracles are not enough( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 99 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
Continent on the move( Visual )

2 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at the current economic situation in Mexico, focusing especially on the impact of rural-urban migration & urbanization
The garden of forking paths( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary Argentina, including discussions of its political climate, economy and social problems
The Americans( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in English and held by 96 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
Capital sins( Visual )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2011 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A look at contemporary Brazil, including discussions of its political climate, economy and social problems
Discovering psychology( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Discovering Psychology telecourse and educational video series first premiered in 1990 as a visual resource for teaching introductory psychology. The 26 programs review the history of the field, including the work of early and contemporary theorists, practitioners, and researchers, illustrating their work with footage of classic experiments and modern studies. They tell the story of psychology through demonstrations, classic experiments and simulations, current research, documentary footage, and computer animation all based on extensive investigation and superior scholarship. The updated edition, released in 2001, highlights major new developments in the field, and new areas of inquiry by the leading researchers. Leading researchers, practitioners, and theorists probe the mysteries of the mind and body
Death : a personal understanding( Visual )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 83 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 )

3 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 81 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
Discovering psychology : updated edition( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
French in action( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On April 1, 1995 hundreds of French In Action teachers across the country heard Pierre Capretz and a panel of experienced teachers address their questions, observed live French In Action demonstrations, watched video footage of teachers using the programs in many different kinds of classrooms, and enjoyed outtakes from the filming of the original French In Action video
Literary visions( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2000 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 55 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( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 33 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
 
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