WorldCat Identities

Cowan, Paul

Overview
Works: 23 works in 68 publications in 3 languages and 3,702 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works  Handbooks and manuals  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  History  Miscellanea  Personal narratives  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Drama 
Roles: Author, Director, Restager
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Paul Cowan
The tribes of America by Paul Cowan( Book )

7 editions published between 1979 and 2008 in English and held by 721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journalistic discoveries of our people and their cultures
State secrets; police surveillance in America by Paul Cowan( Book )

7 editions published in 1974 in English and Undetermined and held by 693 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mixed blessings : marriage between Jews and Christians by Paul Cowan( Book )

6 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 504 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A Torah is written by Paul Cowan( Book )

2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 223 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the training, the materials, and the tools of Jewish scribes and the process used to transcribe handwritten Torah scrolls, as shown in the work of Rabbi Yehuda Clapman
Mixed blessings : overcoming the stumbling blocks in an interfaith marriage by Paul Cowan( Book )

2 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses the volatile issues that interfaith couples face as they discover the importance of religion and ethnicity in their lives
Only yesterday : a quiz on the sixties by Paul Cowan( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Golden land on the silver screen( Visual )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Six persons comment on and criticise six major motion pictures that reflect on the lives of Jews in the United States, from an immingrant in the 1850's to the early 1970's. In its own way, each film grapples with the issues of acculturation, assimilation, and Jewish identity
The making of an un-American; a dialogue with experience by Paul Cowan( Book )

5 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The peacekeepers = Le prix de la paix by Paul Cowan( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an intimate and dramatic portrait of the struggle to save a failed state. Follows the determined and often desparate maneuvers to avert another Rwandan disaster, this time in the Democratic Republic of Congo (the DRC). We are with the peacekeepers in the "crisis room" as they balance the risk of loss of life on the ground with the enormous sums of money required from uncertain donor countries. And we are with UN troops as the northeast Congo erupts and the future of the DRC, if not all of central Africa, hangs in the balance
Pourquoi pas votre fils?( Visual )

2 editions published between 1985 and 1994 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustration de la transformation d'un civil en soldat par l'entraînement de base, le même à travers le monde. Voici comment on construit un Marine américain, à Parris Island : On prend un jeune de 18 ans encore imbu des images d'héroïsme de son enfance, on l'isole et on lui impose un stress physique et moral extrême, un véritable lavage de cerveau développant en lui l'agressivité, l'esprit grégaire, un loyalisme aveugle, l'obéissance automatique, un certain mépris des civils, en lui inculquant certains principes : l'ennemi n'est pas tout à fait humain. Et la liberté a un prix : le sang
Les 18 fugitives by Amer Shomali( Visual )

2 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in French and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"L'armée israélienne à la poursuite de vaches laitières : tiré d'une histoire vraie gravée dans la mémoire collective palestinienne, un documentaire mêlant témoignages et séquences d'animation. 1987. Une ferme coopérative, des activistes et dix-huit vaches face à l'armée israélienne, la plus puissante du Moyen-Orient. Un documentaire d'animation qui raconte, avec humour, l'histoire d'un mouvement palestinien de désobéissance civile pendant la première Intifada."
An orphan in history : retrieving a Jewish legacy by Paul Cowan( Book )

5 editions published between 1982 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You are about to embark on a wondrous voyage through time and culture. The journey carries you from the privileged world of Park Avenue to nineteenth-century Lithuania, turn-of-the-century Chicago, a contemporary Israeli kibbutz, and the timeless world of New York City's Lower East Side. Journey's end occurs in the Jewish year 5743 on Manhattan's Upper West Side, just crosstown and a lifetime away from where Paul Cowan's complicated, halting trip toward faith begins. Paul Cowan grows up unaware that he is a descendant of rabbis. In one generation five thousand years of religion and culture have been lost. Like millions of immigrant families, Lou and Polly Cowan pay for the prosperity with their pasts. When they die in a tragic fire, Paul begins a search for that part of his parents that had perished in America. The quest for an ancestral legacy by the American, Paul Cowan, becomes a rite of passage for the Jew who emerges Saul Cohen. Relatives like Jacob Cohen, the used cement bag dealer, and Modie Spiegel, Sr., the mail order magnate, come to life in the author's warm and touching recreation of an odyssey through immigrant America. - Jacket flap
State secrets : With Barbara Herbert and Robert Wall by Paul Cowan( Book )

2 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Schools of a revolution : seeing past the uniforms by Paul Cowan( Book )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

to Chaim Potok by Paul Cowan( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Prendre la route( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ici, la caméra observe le déroulement de deux procès pour meurtres intentés contre deux conducteurs ivres ayant provoqué des accidents mortels
by Paul Cowan( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The processed portion of the collection is summarized above, dates 1965-1971, and is described in the register. Additional accessions date 1963-1987, are described below, and concern Cowan's experiences with the Committee of Returned Volunteers, civil rights activities, his book "The Tribes of America," and other writings. The additions also include photographs taken by Rachel Cowan
Marines( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Engraved on a nation : 8 original documentaries to celebrate the 100th Grey Cup( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Eight documentaries about the C.F.L. and to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Grey Cup
 
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Mixed blessings : overcoming the stumbling blocks in an interfaith marriage
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Languages
English (55)

French (7)

German (1)