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Malone, Adrian

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Most widely held works by Adrian Malone
Cosmos : a personal journey by Carl Sagan( Visual )

26 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 1,191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete guide for the layman to modern thinking in all areas of astromony and cosmology
Millennium : tribal wisdom and the modern world by Adrian Malone( Visual )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Designed to stimulate reflection and inspire a new look at what the modern world can learn from tribal societies as we approach the millenium. Explores the values and different world perspectives that hold many tribal societies together. Presents tribal peoples in the dignity of their own homes and captures their customs and ceremonies with extraordinary photography
The secret by Adrian Malone( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Starry messenger by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 202 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Highlights man's early study of astronomy. Traces the origins of the scientific revolution through the conflict between fact and religious dogma
Lower than the angels( Visual )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the anatomical and intellectual changes giving rise to man's superiority among the animals
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolution of physics and the revolution that ensued when Einstein's theory of relativity upset Newton's description of the universe
The Music of the spheres by Jordan Belson( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyzes the evolution of mathematics, the relationship of numbers to musical harmony, early astronomy, and perspective in painting. Follows the spread of Greek ideas through the courts and bazaars of the Islamic Empire to Moorish Spain and Renaissance Europe
Generation upon generation( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the complex code of human genetics from the experiments of Gregor Mendel to the discoveries of modern laboratories
Knowledge or certainty( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Considers the moral dilemma which confronts today's scientists by contrasting humanist traditions with the inhumanities of the Nazis, and the harnessing of nuclear energy with the development of the atomic bomb
The Drive for power( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how industrial and political revolutions during the 18th century altered man's concept of his world
World within world by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the world inside the atom, tracing the history of ideas in 20th century physics that have become some of the greatest achievements of the human imagination
Mistaken identity( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Who are you? Where does your individual identity begin and end? While Western societies strive to answer these questions through a biological view--conception, birth, adolesence, maturity, and death--tribal cultures define identity by the myths and rituals of their society, by who rears them, and by an organic continuum to which they belong
The Art of Living( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 101 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The art of living] "Why do we separate art and living? The episode finds them joined for a young woman of the Wodaabe of Niger; in the elaborate funeral dances of the Dogon of Mali; and in the daily life of an HIV-positive Canadian artist. Each shows us how art and life and death are interconnected--and how each gives the other two meaning."--Container
The Shock of the Other( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 97 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host David Maybury-Lewis offers a personal meditation on "the other"--The people of cultures foreign to us--and what we can learn from them. Learn how the Western world's desire to remake other societies into its own image has robbed our modern world of the gifts of other cultures; promotes the idea that there is a need to protect other cultures threatened by industrial expansion
The long childhood( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 92 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the host's perspective on humanity's complex phyiscal, social and scientific development, predicting future changes based on past examples
The Tightrope of Power( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ep. 9 contrasts the western forms of state to the tribal practice of democracy through consensus by observing the struggles of the Objibwa-Cree and Mohawk tribes against the Canadian federal government. In ep. 10 host David Maybury-Lewis returns to the Xavante tribe in the jungles of Brazil and the Navajo of the American Southwest to review the primary wisdoms that tribal people offer to our modernized world
Strange Relations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode two of a ten-part series that explores the values and different perspectives of tribal societies and what the modern world can learn from them. This episode explores how marriages in tribal societies from the valleys of Nepal and the plains of Niger challenge Western ideas and sensibilities yet are moral in the tribal world. Western attitudes toward love and marriage are also examined
Inventing Reality( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode eight of a ten-part series that explores the values and different perspectives of tribal societies and what the modern world can learn from them. David Maybury-Lewis looks at how the certainties of science can combine with natural conceptions of physical disease both in the tribal world of the shaman and in the thinking of modern medical science. Ranges from a measles epidemic among the Huichol Indians of Mexico to a cancer treatment centre in Toronto and then to beliefs of Australian Aborigines in the wilderness of Australia
A Poor Man Shames Us All( Visual )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 83 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Program 1 questions whether things have replaced people as the focus of our relationships and explores the alternative views of wealth and economy that are exhibited by the Gabra in Kenya and the Weyewa in Indonesia. Program 2 examines how every society has a system of knowledge, a way to describe reality that involves what we call either science or magic and sometimes both
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

4 editions published between 1974 and 2005 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history of the cultural evolution of mankind
 
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