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Newman, Edwin

Works: 589 works in 949 publications in 1 language and 15,411 library holdings
Genres: History  Pictorial works  Dictionaries  Folklore  Illustrations  Documentary films  Biography  Historical films 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Host, Moderator, Performer, Interviewer, Speaker, Author of introduction, pan, Commentator
Classifications: PE2808, 401.9
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Edwin Newman
Strictly speaking : will America be the death of English? by Edwin Newman( Book )

49 editions published between 1974 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,734 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 )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,882 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the use and misuse of the English language in the United States
Civil War the fiery trial by Peter Edwards( Visual )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 637 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
Sunday punch by Edwin Newman( Book )

5 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A most unusual, unlikely Englishman becomes a professional fighter and does well enough to compete for the middleweight title
Return to glory Michelangelo revealed : the restoration of the Sistine Chapel( Visual )

3 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 607 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
The Incas remembered( Visual )

5 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 603 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 story behind the word by Morton S Freeman( Book )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the history of the origins of over 500 words and phrases used in the English language
The Kremlin( Visual )

7 editions published between 1963 and 2013 in English and held by 297 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 284 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 269 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 )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 200 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
Edwin Newman on language by Edwin Newman( Book )

4 editions published between 1980 and 1992 in English and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ironclads the Monitor & the Merrimac( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 179 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 171 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
Einstein's revolution by John T Sanders( )

6 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Einstein's theory of relativity that challenged the old concepts of physics
Astronomy the heavenly challenge by Jack Arnold( )

9 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 148 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 140 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?
Science in antiquity by Jon Mandaville( )

5 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in English and held by 132 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."
Gu gong Forbidden City( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first Westerner, man or woman, to film inside Communist China was Lucy Jarvis. A very special insider's look at the mystery, opulence, and grandeur of one of mankind's greatest treasures: a city, Peking, and a civilization that continues to endure
Chemistry and the Enlightenment by Ian Jackson( )

5 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in English and held by 129 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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A golden prison the Louvre
Alternative Names
Edwin Newman US-amerikanischer Journalist

Newman, Edwin H.

Newman, Edwin Harold.

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The Incas rememberedA golden prison the LouvreThe fiftiesEinstein's revolutionAstronomy the heavenly challengeNatural science and the planet earthScience in antiquityGu gong Forbidden CityChemistry and the Enlightenment