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Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

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Works: 6,925 works in 11,228 publications in 2 languages and 53,056 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 2,019 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 1,242 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 by Shirley Jackson( Visual )

12 editions published between 1968 and 1991 in English and held by 411 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
Work of the kidneys by Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation( Visual )

13 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates the major structures of the kidneys and explains the concept of homeostasis - the maintenance of stable, uniform conditions within the body - and shows why the kidneys are so crucial to this stability
Martin Luther King, Jr( Visual )

3 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 252 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 194 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 heart( Visual )

14 editions published between 1967 and 1988 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the structure and function of the heart. Examines various causes of heart problems and the treatments available
Spain: the Moorish influence( Visual )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and Spanish and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Depicts Spanish civilization of the period 711 to 1516, which not only incorporated Moorish influences but also facilitated the influence on all Western science and philosophy
Black dialogues : topics in Afro-American history( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 168 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
Photosynthesis( Visual )

20 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 164 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
Aristotle's ethics. the theory of happiness( Visual )

4 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Plato's Apology the life and teachings of Socrates( Visual )

4 editions published in 1962 in English and held by 152 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
The Medieval mind( Visual )

8 editions published between 1969 and 2009 in English and held by 149 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 )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 139 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 by Guy de Maupassant( Visual )

8 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dramatization of Maupassants̓ 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
Mitosis( Visual )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses microphotography, animation and artwork to illustrate mitosis in plant and animal cells. Explains the role of the mucleus, DNA, chromosones, diromatids and the centriole in mitosis. Also discusses cloning
Medieval theater the play of Abraham and Isaac( Visual )

5 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 123 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
Meiosis( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 121 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
Chartres Cathedral( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 1980 in English and held by 121 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
The Fall of the house of Usher by Edgar Allan Poe( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 118 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
 
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