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Malone, Adrian

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

16 editions published between 1980 and 2008 in English and held by 1,131 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 )

19 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 903 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
Millennium : tribal wisdom and the modern world by Adrian Malone( Visual )

10 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 250 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 secret by Adrian Malone( Book )

4 editions published between 1984 and 1988 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Starry messenger( Visual )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 207 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 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A multitude of evolutionary changes--anatomical and intellectual-- gives rise to man's superiority among the animals
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 178 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 Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the evolution of mathematics and explores the relationship of numbers to musical harmony, early astronomy, and perspective in painting
Generation upon generation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 171 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 )

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

Presents the host's view of a paradox of knowledge, that the world cannot be fully separated from our perception of it, and explores the tension between humanistic traditions and destructive applications of scientific discoveries
The Drive for power( Visual )

8 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains how industrialization and political revolutions altered man's concept of power during the 18th century and points out the significance of these developments in the progress of man
World within world by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in English and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the internal structure of the atom and traces the history of 20th-century physics
Mistaken identity( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 108 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 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

[The shock of the other] "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. Understand the need to protect other cultures that are threatened by industrial expansion. In "The Shock of the Other," program host David Maybury-Lewis begins the series with a visit to his Xavante brother in central Brazil where he explains the need to find balance between cultural diversity and our desire to be like one another. Then journey with him and the Millennium series team deep into the heart of the Amazon where they seek to unravel the mystery of a small tribe called the Mascho-Piro who remain hidden from the outside world. Through scenes of the decimation of the tropical rain forests, interviews with threatened indigenous peoples, and the narrator's reflections on the discovery of the Americas and other historical events, discover why so much is at stake when modern industrialism meets the tribal world."--Container
The Tightrope of Power( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 92 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
A Poor man shames us all( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 91 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Episode seven 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 takes viewers from a New York advertising agency to the jungles of Indonesia and the plains of Kenya. Tribal conceptions of wealth where people, not posessions, are valued are contrasted with free market economies
The long childhood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the complex role of science in the cultural evolution of man. Dr. Bronowski draws together the many threads of the series as he takes stock of man's complex and sometimes precarious ascent centering upon the democracy of the intellect from the scientist/philosopher aspect
Strange relations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 86 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 85 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
 
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