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Guidance Associates of Pleasantville, N.Y.

Overview
Works: 310 works in 478 publications in 1 language and 2,556 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  History  Juvenile works 
Classifications: E169.1, 928
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Most widely held works by Guidance Associates of Pleasantville, N.Y.
Mythology is alive and well( Visual )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Relates historical and contemporary music, poetry, scientific nomenclature and American pop culture to Olympian gods and legends in order to help students understand the recurring nature and influence of basic cultural themes and the enduring value of myths and legends
Geoffrey Chaucer: poet and pilgrim( Visual )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the life and ideas of Geoffrey Chaucer and traces the route of his pilgrimage
The Poetic experience( Visual )

4 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes poetic forms and the essential objectives and characteristics of poetry. Includes specific examples of the works of major poets
Westward expansion( Visual )

4 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the westward movement beyond successive frontiers; the colonists' early explorations, the Lewis and Clark expeditions, the opening of Western trails, the gold strikes, and the migration of ranchers and homesteaders
The Romantic age in English literature( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the romantic age of English literature. Examines the works of such writers as Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, and Keats
Anatomy of U.S. political parties( Visual )

3 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses how political parties were first formed, and how the two party system is used in the United States
Ernest Hemingway, the man a biographical interpretation with Carlos Baker( Visual )

1 edition published in 1968 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the life of Ernest Hemingway, and relates events in his life to specific portions of his work
Drug information series: psychedelics( Visual )

6 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the drugs classified as psychedelics, and examines their use throughout history for religious and mystical purposes. Outlines the effects of psychedelics and the long-term and short-term dangers of using them
Concord a nation's conscience( Visual )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1980 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the Romantic period in American literature through the lives and works of the Transcendentalists Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau
Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

5 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces Poe's quest for artistic beauty and truth by examining aspects of his life and works
Woodrow Wilson, idealism and American democracy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pictures various events during the Presidency of Woodrow Wilson in both wartime and peacetime. Discusses Wilson's ideas concerning democracy and his fight for the League of Nations. Includes original tracks of Wilson's voice
The Great Depression: 1929-1939( Visual )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigates reasons for the Stock Market crash and portrays the tragedy of the era as shown in the bonus marchers, radical politics, the New Deal, escapist entertainment, the labor movement, isolationism, and the coming of World War II
Our heritage from ancient Greece( Visual )

1 edition published in 1969 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of Greek civilization from Crete through the Achaean Empire, Solon and the coming of democracy, to the Golden Age of Pericles
The Reckless years: 1919-1929( Visual )

2 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Puritan legacy( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the interaction of original Puritan values with the development of American society. Discusses contemporary attitudes toward materialism, communal reponsibility, personal initiative, self-reliance, and puritanical moral obligations
The Harlem renaissance and beyond( Visual )

2 editions published in 1969 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the work of several American Negro writers, including Langston Hughes, Countee Cullen, and Claude McKay. Discusses some of the lesser figures whose importance is more historical than literary
Mass media: impact on a nation( Visual )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the influence of radio, television, and the press on factual awareness, education, and tastes and consumption patterns. Explores questions concerning media objectivity and social responsibility. Features comments by government and media leaders
The vision of Stephen Crane( Visual )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Develops Stephen Crane's central theme of absolute honesty through excerpts from his novels, stories, news reports, autobiographical writings and correspondence
Job hunting: where to begin( Visual )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the various types of employment agencies, the role of the job counselor, civil service examinations, how to answer want ads, and how to handle job interviews
The Private world of Emily Dickinson( Visual )

2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the poetry of Emily Dickinson against the background of her New England heritage and the atmosphere which inspired her verse in order to offer insights into the personality of the poet
 
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