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Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

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Works: 6,995 works in 11,105 publications in 2 languages and 55,559 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Short stories, American 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, Editor, Producer
Classifications: E185, 973.097496
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The Negro in American History by Mortimer Jerome Adler ( Book )
7 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 2,045 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vol. 1, A taste of freedom, 1854-1927. Vol. 2, Slaves and masters, 1567-1854. Vol. 3, New Your, New York
Makers of America by Wayne Moquin ( Book )
2 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Extensive overview of contributions of numerous ethnic groups of varied races to the making of America. For contents, see Title Catalog
The lottery ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents Shirley Jackson's short story, The Lottery, set in a small American town, where the townspeople gather on a June morning to perform the annual lottery ritual
Martin Luther King, Jr ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1981 and 2012 in English and held by 343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Coretta King, widow of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr., and three of Dr. King's closest friends discuss his impact on the American civil rights movement
Work of the kidneys by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation ( Visual )
12 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and held by 292 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Studies the functions and relationships of the major parts of the kidneys, and describes the physiological mechanisms by which the kidneys control the volume and composition of the body fluids. Emphasizes the importance of the kidneys as regulators of the internal environment of the body
Transportation ( Book )
1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Brief descriptions of means of transportation from the earliest beasts of burden to railroads, subways, street cars, automobiles, trucks, ships, planes, etc
Spain: the Moorish influence ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Encompasses Spain's epic story of conquest and reconquest by the Moors. Describes the shifting social and political realities of the Islamic and Christian kingdoms and the influence of Moorish civilization which helped lead to the European Renaissance
Cipher in the snow ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1974 and 1985 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designed to provide motivation for an effort to meet the concerns of every child in the school setting. Tells about a young student who no one thought was important and the events following his sudden death
Photosynthesis ( Visual )
19 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Combines close-ups of green plants in natural settings with time-lapse scenes of a plant's growth in describing the energy produced by photosynthesis. In laboratory experiments, examines and analyzes the chloroplasts, the central components in the process
Plato's Apology the life and teachings of Socrates ( Visual )
4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lecturer Mortimer J. Adler uses dramatized scenes from the dialogs of Plato in presenting a character study of Socrates. Mr. Adler introduces Socrates first as a man who perplexed, inspired, and enraged his fellow citizens; then as a teacher who revolutionized the concept of the teacher's role; and finally as a philosopher who disturbed the complacency of men's minds for all times
Aristotle's ethics. the theory of happiness ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Lecturer Mortimer J. Adler interprets Aristotle's theory of happiness and draws a parallel between Aristotle's definition of happiness and the meaning implied in the American Declaration of independence. Uses animated drawings done in the style of paintings on Greek vases to illustrate the pursuit of happiness
Black dialogues; topics in Afro-American history ( Book )
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
175 readings about Afro-American traditions, black nationalism and art, racism, revolution, and other topics by such writers as Franz Fanon, Marcus Garvey, Frederick Douglass, and Malcolm X
Washington, D.C ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Converted from a Potomac River swampland site to a triumph of urban engineering and architectural elegance, Washington, D.C. has continued to expand and develop for nearly two centuries. This tour focuses on its shrines and monuments, as well as on the vast complexes that house the intricate workings of government
The Necklace ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A dramatization of Maupassant's story of bitter irony about a young woman who borrows a diamond necklace and the consequences to her and her husband when she loses it
Work of the heart ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Describes the structure and function of the heart through animation and live footage. Examines various causes of heart problems and the treatments available. Emphasis is placed on the importance of caring for the heart
Chartres Cathedral ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrates the fusion of the three seemingly incompatible elements of intellect, faith, and engineering in one of the best examples of Gothic art
Meiosis ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses microscopic views, animation, and artwork to illustrate the complex cellular processes involved in meiosis. Highlights the role of meiosis in sexual reproduction of plants and animals and discusses the implications for producing genetic variations
Medieval theater the play of Abraham and Isaac ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses a medieval mystery play about Abraham and Isaac to relate medieval drama, as a means of social control, to the attitudes of the aristocracy and the religious doctrines of the church
Continental drift the theory of plate tectonics ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a comprehensive exploration of continental drift and its effects on the shapes and locations of landmasses. Uses on-location footage, diagrams, maps, and animation to help the viewer visualize various geologic phenomena
Mitosis ( Visual )
7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Uses microphotography, animation and artwork to illustrate the basic process of mitosis in plant and animal cells. Identifies and explains the role of the cell nucleus, DNA, chromosomes, chromatids and the centriole in the mitosis process. Also discusses cloning
 
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