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Newman, Edwin

Overview
Works: 434 works in 766 publications in 1 language and 15,335 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Illustrations  Dictionaries  Folklore  Biography  Documentary films  Historical films  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Narrator, Host, Performer, Author of introduction, Commentator, Interviewer, Moderator
Classifications: PE2808, 401.9
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Edwin Newman
Strictly speaking : will America be the death of English? by Edwin Newman ( Book )
42 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,807 WorldCat member 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 )
13 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,951 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the use and misuse of the English language in the United States
Civil War the fiery trial ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member 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 )
4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 681 WorldCat member 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 )
5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 659 WorldCat member 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 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the history of the origins of over 500 words and phrases used in the English language
The Incas remembered ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 521 WorldCat member 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 Kremlin ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member 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
The Forbidden City ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the history and culture of China as reflected in the art and architectural treasures of the Forbidden City
A golden prison the Louvre ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Charles Boyer takes us on a tour of the Louvre. He discusses its history, describes the rulers who acquired the great collection of art through the centuries, points out the changes which have been made in the structure of the building, and explains that French civilization can be surveyed through the history of the Louvre
Teach the children ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Third in an occasional series, "On television". 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
Ironclads the Monitor & the Merrimac ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 203 WorldCat member 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 190 WorldCat member 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
Edwin Newman on language by Edwin Newman ( Book )
3 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Einstein's revolution by John T Sanders ( )
6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes Einstein's theory of relativity that challenged the old concepts of physics
Astronomy the heavenly challenge by Jack Arnold ( )
8 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member 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."
Natural science and the planet earth by Jack Sommer ( )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 136 WorldCat member 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?
Public trust or private property ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1988 and 1992 in English and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Second in an occasional series, "On television". Host Edwin Newman explores television as a social institution focusing on the impact of broadcasting and the laws regulating the industry. One in a series of documentaries that examines the medium of television
Science in antiquity by Jon Mandaville ( )
5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member 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."
Chemistry and the Enlightenment by Ian Jackson ( )
5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, scientists went beyond Aristotle's four elements (Earth, Wind, Fire, and Water) to catalogue nature's many basic elements. New materials and potions stimulated visions of wealth and healing; soon, new theories of atomic structure and combustion laid the foundation for practical applications that blossomed into the Industrial Revolution
 
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Alternative Names
Newman, Edwin H.
Newman, Edwin Harold.
Languages
English (132)
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