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Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

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Works: 7,522 works in 11,582 publications in 2 languages and 49,119 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Short films  Nonfiction films  Film adaptations  Drama  Educational films  Science films  Documentary films  Juvenile works 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, Author, Editor, Producer
Classifications: E185, 973.097496
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Most widely held works about Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
 
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Most widely held works by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
The Negro in American History( Book )

6 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 1,929 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 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Events and issues in American history are viewed from the perspective of those who were involved
The lottery( Visual )

17 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in English and held by 364 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. by Charles Horstman( Visual )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the public career of King; examines his belief in nonviolent protest, evaluates the impact of the leadership of King on the American civil rights movement; and provides an overview of key incidents in the American civil rights movement between 1955 and 1968, as well as major legislative actions
Transportation( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 186 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
Work of the kidneys( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1995 in English and held by 171 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
Exercise and physical fitness( Visual )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the nature of physical fitness and discusses how exercise can contribute to a state of general good health
Black dialogues : topics in Afro-American history( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 164 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
Cipher in the snow( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 155 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
Spain: the Moorish influence( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 140 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
The Medieval mind by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( Visual )

10 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Points out the tensions and conflicts of the Middle Ages, and shows how the architecture of the cathedrals reflects the uneasy balance of opposing forces with their soaring columns, arches, and flying buttresses. Explains how this left a permanent mark on Western civilization
Washington, D.C.( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Converted from a Potomac River swamp land site to a triumph of urban engineering and architectural elegance, Washington, D.C. has continued to expand and develop for nearly two centuries
Aristotle's ethics. the theory of happiness( Visual )

8 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explica la teoria de la felicitat d'Aristòtil i dibuixa un paral·lelisme entre la definició de felicitat d'Aristòtil i el significat implicit en la Declaració Americana d'independència
Plato's Apology : the life and teachings of Socrates( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mortimer J. 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 time
Work of the heart( Visual )

11 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure and function of the heart. Examines various causes of heart problems and the treatments available
Mitosis( Visual )

12 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 114 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
Vorticity by Ascher H Shapiro( Visual )

13 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates, using simple laboratory experiments, the concepts of vorticity and circulation, and the theorems of Crocco, Kelvin and Helmholtz
Bartleby by Herman Melville( Visual )

11 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the short story by Herman Melville using authentic locales and period sets
The Fall of the house of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2016 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An adaptation of Edgar Allan Poe's short story of the same title about the last member of the Usher family who is tortured by the mysterious despair contained within the family house
Medieval theater : the play of Abraham and Isaac( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 106 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
 
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