Most widely held works about Edwin Newman
Most widely held works by Edwin Newman
Strictly speaking : will America be the death of English by Edwin Newman ( Book )
35 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,743 libraries worldwide
The deterioration of the English language is explored through an examination of its use by journalists, businessmen, politicians and sportswriters.
A civil tongue by Edwin Newman ( Book )
14 editions published between 1975 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,947 libraries worldwide
Discusses the use and misuse of the English language in the United States.
I must say : on English, the news, and other matters by Edwin Newman ( Book )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 873 libraries worldwide
Civil War the fiery trial ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 824 libraries worldwide
On-site photography, archival photographs, art, maps, and period music bring to life the war's major campaigns, battles and leaders.
Return to glory Michelangelo revealed : the restoration of the Sistine Chapel ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 778 libraries worldwide
In 1980 work began on the restoration of Michelangelo's frescoes in the Vatican's Sistine Chapel. This is the exclusive film record of the first phase of the 12 year endeavor.
Sunday punch by Edwin Newman ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 674 libraries worldwide
A most unusual, unlikely Englishman becomes a professional fighter and does well enough to compete for the middleweight title.
The story behind the word by Morton S Freeman ( Book )
1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 669 libraries worldwide
The Incas remembered ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1986 and 2001 in English and held by 615 libraries worldwide
A look at the ancient Incan civilization from its beginnings to its demise at the hands of the invading Spanish conquistadors, focusing on its scientific and architectural achievements.
The Forbidden City ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 470 libraries worldwide
Explores the history and culture of China as reflected in the art and architectural treasures of the Forbidden City.
The Kremlin ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
Kremlin, from it's early beginnings to it's present base of power, by award winning filmmaker Lucy Jarvis and told through actual Kremlin officials. "The Kremlin" won the Emmy Award for outstanding programming and the prestigious Golden Mike Award.
Ironclads the Monitor & the Merrimac ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 239 libraries worldwide
Tells the story of the two astonishing vessels that fought the most memorable naval battle of the Civil War, and revolutionized maritime warfare.
The fifties by David Halberstam ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
A sweeping social, political, economic, and cultural history of the ten years that the author regards as seminal in determining what our nation is today.
On television. The violence factor ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and held by 233 libraries worldwide
Host Edwin Newman explores the impact of television violence on viewers, especially on young children, through interviews with actors, network executives, media analysts, mental health researchers, children, and interested adults.
On television. Public trust or private property ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1988 and 1990 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Host Edwin Newman explores television as a social institution focusing on the impact of broadcasting and the laws regulating the industry.
Teach the children ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 180 libraries worldwide
Edwin Newman explores the impact of extensive television viewing on young children through interviews with educators, psychologists, media analysts, mental health researchers, children, and interested adults.
Einstein's revolution by John T Sanders ( Recording )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 156 libraries worldwide
Describes Einstein's theory of relativity that challenged the old concepts of physics.
Natural science and the planet earth by Jack Sommer ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Alexander von Humboldt and other sparked a centuries-long debate about natural history and geological destiny by discussing what today we call the environment. Some now believe the earth cannot safely accommodate its growing burdens; other say longer life spans and more people are signs of progress. Are humans destroying the earth or building a better world? Will the future bring despair and destruction, or hope and improvement?
October 1964 by David Halberstam ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 132 libraries worldwide
Science in antiquity by Jon Mandaville ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
"The scientific impulse can be said to have existed forever. But only with the written word did there emerge a record of speculations about how and why things happen. Middle Eastern civilizations developed ways to measure and describe (e.g. math and the alphabet); Greek philosophers classified natural objects and studied cause and effect. This is the story of ancient science, from Asia to the Mediterranean Basin."
Astronomy the heavenly challenge by Jack Arnold ( Recording )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 128 libraries worldwide
"As optics improved, man began to see the solar system. Tycho Brahe in Denmark, Nicolaus Copernicus of Poland, Johannes Kepler of Germany, and Italy's Galileo Galilei all began to see a new relationship between the world and the stars. Their questions (and their unholy answers) toppled the idea that man (and the Church) are at the center of the universe."
American Civil War (1861-1865) Americanisms Antiquities Art Audiobooks Bible. Boxing stories Cappella Sistina (Vatican Palace, Vatican City) China China--Beijing Civilization Conservation and restoration Dictionaries Documentary films English language English language--Etymology English language--Jargon English language--Social aspects English language--Usage English language--Variation Folklore Forbidden City (Beijing, China) Genealogy History Illustrations Inca architecture Incas Indians of South America Manners and customs Michelangelo Buonarroti,--1475-1564 Military campaigns Mural painting and decoration, Italian--Conservation and restoration Mural painting and decoration, Renaissance--Conservation and restoration Newman, Edwin Peru Physics Pictorial works Political science Russia (Federation)--Moscow Russia (Federation)--Moscow--Kremlin Science Sociolinguistics Sound recordings Soviet Union Television and children Travel United States United States.--Congress Vatican City World War (1939-1945)