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Malone, Adrian

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Most widely held works by Adrian Malone
The ascent of man : a personal view by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

18 editions published between 1973 and 2007 in English and held by 900 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 247 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 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Follows the origins of the scientific revolution and the conflict between fact and religious dogma that culminated in the trial of Galileo, the man who discovered heliocentrism
Lower than the angels( Visual )

11 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explores the evolutionary changes that gave rise to man's superiority among the animals, traveling from the birthplace of man in East Africa to the Altamira caves in Europe to illustrate man's physical and mental evolution over the millenia
The Music of the spheres by Josef Strauss( Visual )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English 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 )

7 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
Generation upon generation( Visual )

7 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 170 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 166 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 165 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 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 )

3 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 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
The Shock of the Other( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 97 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 long childhood( Visual )

10 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 91 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 91 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
A Poor Man Shames Us All( Visual )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 89 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 Ascent of man( Visual )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The lifestyle of the Bakhtiari tribe of central Iran serves as an example of how nomads lived and waged war during the Neolithic age
Strange Relations( Visual )

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