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Harcourt Brace College Publishers

Overview
Works: 195 works in 287 publications in 1 language and 969 library holdings
Genres: Interviews  Short films  Drama  Film adaptations  Biographical films  Cross-cultural studies  Nonfiction films  Educational television programs  Documentary films  Educational films 
Roles: Publisher, Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 813.52
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Most widely held works by Harcourt Brace College Publishers
A worn path by Eudora Welty( Visual )

6 editions published between 1999 and 2004 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A 95-year-old African-American woman undertakes a long journey into town to get medicine for her ailing grandson
Language and communication( Visual )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations. Discusses the structure of language and its relationship to thought, as well as the significance of body language. Examines dialect, looking at certain Afro-American dialects. Using the example of the Nuer, whose language includes 400 words related to cattle, discusses whether thought reflects or influences culture
Patterns of subsistence : food foragers and pastoralists( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examination of various subsistence patterns. Selected roles among the!Kung, the Mbuti and the Nuer of Africa, the Netsilik Eskimos, and the Basseri of Iran are used to illustrate the patterns and relationships
Family and household( Visual )

3 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program looks at the concepts of family and household from a cross-cultural perspective and examines the basic function performed by these units
Patterns of subsistence : the food producers( Visual )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the second of a two-part examination of various subsistence patterns. Explores the concept of food production and its impact upon the organization of society. Includes concepts of land ownership, specialization of labor, social stratification and the advent of formal government. Illustrates with examples from the Mexican Yucatan Maya, Melanesian agriculturalists and an Afghanistan village
Sex & marriage by Jack Provonsha( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program examines marriage and sex customs in different societies around the world
The nature of anthropology( Visual )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exphasizes the fundamental similarities of all members of the human race and the wide range of adaptations toward the common goals of survival
Culture change( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the theory that cultures change in creative and productive ways in response to both internal and external forces
Political organization( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles the four major forms of political organizations: bands, tribes, chiefdoms, and states
I stand here ironing by Midge Mackenzie( Visual )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Historian Peter Carroll interviews Tillie Olsen about her well-known short story I stand here ironing, and about the catalyst that transformed her back into a professional writer after 20 years of motherhood. Tillie also reads from her work
Faces of culture( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents major features of cultural anthropology including subsistence patterns, organizing devices, patterns for transmission of culture, economics, political organization, social control, and culture change. The course examines methods of anthropological research and theoretical orientations. Incorporates recent ethnographic and anthropological theory, research, and applications
The nature of anthropology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Exphasizes the fundamental similarities of all members of the human race and the wide range of adaptations toward the common goals of survival
Sex and marriage( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the unique marital customs of different societies around the world
Language and communication( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how language, the primary means of human communication, is expressed in the sounds and movements of every culture to express feelings and aspirations
Psychological anthropology( Visual )

5 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on enculturation, the process by which culture is passed from one generation to the next. Cross-cultural examples of child-rearing, socialization, and mental illness and healing are also studied
Psychological anthropology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on enculturation, the process by which culture is passed from one generation to the next. Cross-cultural examples of child-rearing, socialization, and mental illness and healing are also studied
Kinship and descent( Visual )

4 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies examples of age-grading, common interests and stratification as it exists from pastorialist to modern-day society
Psychological anthropology( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on enculturation, the process by which culture is passed from one generation to the next. Cross-cultural examples of child-rearing, socialization, and mental illness and healing are also studied
Sex and marriage( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Examines the unique marital customs of different societies around the world
Patterns of subsistence : food foragers and pastoralists( Visual )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies the earlier form of subsistence, from hunting-gathering to the production of food, and how people adapted to their environment patterns
 
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Harcourt College Publishers, Fort Worth.

Languages
English (62)