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Guidance Associates

Overview
Works: 1,248 works in 2,160 publications in 2 languages and 12,669 library holdings
Genres: History  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Trials, litigation, etc  Study guides  Juvenile works  Longitudinal studies  Fiction  War films  Historical films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 303.385
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Most widely held works by Guidance Associates
Shakespeare-- a day at the Globe ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1977 and 1990 in English and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the development of public theater up to the building of Shakespeare's Globe reviewing the social, political, and cultural events that made Shakespeare's accomplishments possible and recreates a performance at the Globe
The Harlem renaissance and beyond ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 214 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
The Eye of the storm by William Peters ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1970 and 2003 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Award winning documentary records an innovative experiment in which a third-grade teacher divides her all-white class into "blue-eyes" and "brown-eyes," making each group superior or inferior on successive days. Demonstrates the nature and effects of bigotry by showing changes brought about in their behavior and learning patterns
Battle of Algiers by Gillo Pontecorvo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in French and held by 147 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on the harrowing events of 1957, a key year in Algeriaś struggle for independence from France. Recreates the tumultuous Algerian uprising against the occupying French in the 1950s. As violence escalates on both sides, the French torture prisoners for information and the Algerians resort to terrorism in their quest for independence. Children shoot soldiers at point-blank range, women plant bombs in cafés. The French win the battle, but ultimately lose the war as the Algerian people demonstrate that they will no longer be suppressed
History through literature France ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1975 and 2005 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Examines the history of Russia from the early 19th century until the present time using the works of Russian writers and novelists
Mythology--gods & goddesses ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1978 and 1987 in English and held by 110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introduces students to Greek and Roman mythology by telling some of the important legends
How to read a textbook ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the steps to the system of reading comprehension
How to take essay tests ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1987 and 1988 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains how two important test strategies, effective test management and focused test review, can lead to better achievement on tests
How to manage your time ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the importance of time management and how to make a personal, efficient schedule
Supreme Court decisions that changed the nation Roe v. Wade ( Visual )
3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The issue in this decision was: should a woman have the right to terminate her pregnancy, or can the interests of the state government prevent such freedom of choice?
Wasting away understanding anorexia nervosa and bulimia ( Visual )
5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helps the viewer understand the social, cultural, and psychological pressures that can lead to anorexia and bulimia
Hard facts about drugs alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and crack ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A high school class is followed from freshman through senior years, the focus on students who use alcohol, marijuana, cocaine and crack with devastating results
How to take notes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explains the importance of taking notes in developing study skills in school and also in later life
What is communism? by Gary A Ward ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1976 and 2005 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Part 1 presents both the central ideas of Communism and a short history of Communism in the Soviet Union. Part 2 provides a view of the development of Communism in countries other than the Soviet Union, including European countries, Cuba, and China
Death and dying: closing the circle ( Visual )
15 editions published between 1975 and 1981 in English and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Helps create an understanding of the experiences of dying persons
Homer's mythology tracing a tradition ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1977 and 1988 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An introduction to the Iliad and the Odyssey, and to the social and historical context in which those works were written
How to listen effectively ( Visual )
2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Offers specific advice on how to become an active listener
What is capitalism? ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1976 and 1986 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Focuses on values and beliefs central to capitalism. Part 1 gives a historical, analytical view of capitalism; pt. 2 presents interviews held with four people having different perspectives on capitalism
The Romantic age in English literature by Guidance Associates ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1969 and 2005 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the periods̕ literary themes and social currents through extensive excerpts from Wordsworth, Byron, Shelley, and Keats
The Short story ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1973 and 1987 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Illustrates the importance of compression, plot development, and theme in the creation of a short story. Uses examples of stories by a variety of authors, including Poe, Thurber, Hemingway, and O. Henry, to exemplify the concepts
 
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English (100)
French (1)