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Malone, Adrian

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

28 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and Spanish and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A complete guide for the layman to modern thinking in all areas of astronomy and cosmology
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

22 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A massive survey of science from flint tools to the theory of relativity. It was made as a science counterpart to Sir Kenneth Clark's series Civilisation, with Jacob Bronowski presenting his own view of science and mankind
The secret by Adrian Malone( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 232 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millennium : tribal wisdom and the modern world by Adrian Malone( Visual )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Disc 5, [pt. 9]. The tightrope of power. Viewers contrast Western form of states to the practice of democracy through consensus. Witness the struggles of the Ojibwa, Cree and Mohawk tribes against the Canadian federal government. Understand how their visions can help us refine our definitions of democracy, pluralism and the state -- [pt. 10]. At the threshold. Travel to central France to explore the most perplexing dilemmas of the Western World - heart versus mind, body versus soul, the desires of the individual versus the needs of society. Through intimate views of family life in tribal and Western societies, understand why our survival as a species may now depend on the wisdom of our tribal past
The Starry messenger( Visual )

16 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 199 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 )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the evolutionary changes which gave rise to man's superiority among the animals
The Music of the spheres by Jordan Belson( Visual )

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

Presents the evolution of mathematics and its relationship to musical harmony, early astronomy, and perspective in painting
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 173 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
Generation upon generation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the complex code of human genetics--from the experiments of Gregor Mendel to the discoveries of modern laboratories
World within world by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 160 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
The Drive for power( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates how industrial and political revolutions during the 18th century altered man's concept of his world
Knowledge or certainty( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 159 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
Mistaken Identity( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 99 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 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In tribal cultures, views of life and death are traditionally expressed in everyday dances, clothes, sculptures, paintings, etc. Travel to the Wodaabe tribe of Niger and the Dogon people of Mali to witness the ways they celebrate life and death with acts of beauty and grace. Meet a North American artist who shows us his way of connecting his art to the meaning of life and death
Long Childhood( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Spanish 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 Shock of the Other( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 92 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
Strange relations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do we balance our personal desires for romance with our societal need for stable marriage? Explores marriage customs in Nepal, Niger, and Canada
Inventing Reality( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 80 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
The Tightrope of Power( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Invites viewers to contrast the Western forms of state to the tribal practice of democracy through consensus. Witness the struggles of the Objibwa-Cree and Mohawk tribes against the Canadian federal government and understand how their visions of the world can help us refine our definitions of democracy, pluralism, and the state
Touching the Timeless( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode six 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 visits the Huichol people of Mexico and a Navajo medicine man and then examines why modernism can be viewed as secularism and what the consequences of this means to Western peoples
 
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Spanish (3)