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Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation

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Works: 6,758 works in 11,914 publications in 2 languages and 47,561 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Children's films  Juvenile works  Educational films  Short films  Nonfiction films  Science films  Drama  Film adaptations 
Roles: Publisher, Distributor, fds, Editor, Producer
Classifications: E185, 973.097496
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The Negro in American History by Charles Van Doren( Book )

4 editions published between 1969 and 1972 in English and held by 1,891 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 )

8 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 1,139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

23 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 377 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 Margaret Boone-Jones( Visual )

9 editions published between 1969 and 2012 in English and held by 256 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 )

14 editions published between 1972 and 1995 in English and held by 192 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 177 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
Black dialogues : topics in Afro-American history( Book )

2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 161 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 by Robert M Thornton( Visual )

25 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and held by 143 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
A more perfect union : a video series on the U.S. constitution( Visual )

20 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizes the fundamental principles of the United States constitution and relates it to current issues
Work of the heart( Visual )

19 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and Spanish and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discribes the structure and functions of the heart and also explains various causes of heart problems and the treatments. Examines the muscular system in the human body, the structure and functions of muscle
Cipher in the snow( Visual )

10 editions published between 1974 and 2004 in English and held by 133 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 124 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 124 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
Aristotle's ethics. the theory of happiness( Visual )

6 editions published between 1962 and 2009 in English and held by 121 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. Use animated drawings done in the style of paintings on Greek vases to illustrate the pursuit of happiness
Washington, D.C.( Visual )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1991 in English and held by 118 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
Vorticity by Inc Educational Services( Visual )

16 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Illustrates, using simple laboratory experiments, the concepts of vorticity, and circulation, and the theorems of Crocco, Kelvin and Helmholtz
The Necklace by Mark David Baer( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 1991 in English and held by 114 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
Mitosis by Marjory Martin( Visual )

15 editions published between 1980 and 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 111 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
Plato's Apology : the life and teachings of Socrates( Visual )

7 editions published between 1962 and 1987 in English and held by 108 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
Medieval theater : the play of Abraham and Isaac( Visual )

6 editions published between 1974 and 2003 in English and held by 102 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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