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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 1,175 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 918 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 )

12 editions published between 1992 and 2015 in English and held by 240 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 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Starry messenger by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 184 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 )

14 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 176 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
The Majestic clockwork by Jacob Bronowski( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 175 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 )

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
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
Knowledge or certainty( Visual )

9 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and held by 163 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
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

[Touching the timeless] "People everywhere search for meaning in their lives by attempting to leave behnd the ordinary world and enter the extraordinary. This program follows the Huichol of Mexico on an annual pilgrimage to Wirikuta to collect peyote, a hallucinogen known as the sacred food of the gods; and a Navajo medicine man, who invites the Holy Ones into his spirit through sand painting, chanting, and 'walking in beauty.' Meanwhile, we in the modern world keep searching--but for what?"--Container
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 )

12 editions published between 1973 and 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Surveys the complex role of science in the cultural evolution of man
The Tightrope of Power( Visual )

4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 89 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
Strange Relations( Visual )

4 editions published between 1992 and 2013 in English and held by 86 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 83 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 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Learn why our Western views of wealth and economic needs have created a society of strangers in the midst of material riches, while tribal cultures such as the Weyewa of Indonesia and the Gabra of Kenya create economies of dependency on others, measuring wealth through people not possessions
 
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