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Arthur Vining Davis Foundations

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Most widely held works about Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
 
Most widely held works by Arthur Vining Davis Foundations
Cathedral by William R Cook( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Combines location sequences and animation to show the building of a Gothic cathedral. Begins with a tour of Chartres, Reims, Amiens, Bourges, Beauvais, Notre Dame de Paris, Laon, and the Royal Abbey Church of St. Denis. Discusses life in the medieval era and how churches were a center of life
Castle by David Macaulay( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Castle combines colorful animation with live-action documentary sequences to tell the story of a 13th-century Welsh castle. Author David Macaulay, who wrote and illustrated the best-selling book of the same title, leads viewers on a castle tour, explaining its cultural and sociological significance and its architectural design. Detailed animation dramatizes the building of the castle and portrays the lifestyle of the early inhabitants
The pilgrims( Visual )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 576 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commemorated each year at Thanksgiving, no chapter in American history has been more clouded in myth, legend and venerable cliche than the story of the Pilgrims
The Dust Bowl by Ken Burns( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 120 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the Dust Bowl of the 1930s through interviews with survivors, dramatic photographs, and rarely seen movie footage
The perilous fight : America's World War II in color( )

in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Brings America's wartime experience, on the battlefield and at home, vividly and intimately to life by combining original color film footage with compelling passages from diaries and letters written by people who were part of an unforgettable period of history"--About the series. A teacher's guide targets secondary social studies, history, communication arts, journalism, film study, and psychology classes
The art of ancient spectacle by Art of Ancient Spectacle (Symposium)( )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olmec art and archaeology in Mesoamerica by Olmec Art and Archaeology in Mesoamerica: Social Complexity in the Formative Period (Symposium)( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This handsome volume presents the creations of Mesoamerica's most ancient societies in their archaeological contexts. The Olmec--best known for a unique style of monumental stone head and jade were-jaguar--were based along the Gulf of Mexico but have also been linked to other Mesoamerican civilizations such as the Maya and Aztec. This book discusses recent spectacular finds and provides a framework for understanding the history, art, and archaeology of the Olmec
Between the Lions( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Songs and stories that teach lifelong lessons about family, friendship and making good choices
From Jesus to Christ : the first Christians( Visual )

2 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline explores the life of Jesus and the movement he started, challenging familiar assumptions and conventional notions about the origins of Christianity. Drawing upon new and sometimes controversial historical evidence and interviews with the nation's leading New Testament scholars, the series transports the viewer back two thousand years to the time and place where Jesus once lived and preached. The film traces Jesus' life, focusing on the events that occurred after he died and on his first followers, the men and women whose belief, conviction, and martyrdom created a major movement that transformed the Roman Empire in the space of only three hundred years
The state of the planet's oceans( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This film investigates the health and sustainability of the world's oceans, with a special emphasis on climate change and issues affecting marine reserves, fisheries and coastal ecosystems. It studies the health and sustainability of the world's oceans. This title is an abridged version of the original film."--Distributor's abstract
The state of the planet's wildlife( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This title speculates that almost half of the world's wildlife species may become extinct in the next fifty years as a result of loss of habitat, climate change, predation by humans, and other human activities and explores what scientists are calling the "sixth great extinction" of our world's plants and animals. It suggests possible strategies for averting such a catastrophe and examines the situations of lowland gorillas in Africa and in the Bronx Zoo, grizzly bears in the Blackfoot River valley of Montana, migrating birds and wetlands habitat in the Florida everglades, and elephants in Zambia. This title is an abridged version of the original film."--Distributor's abstract
The state of the planet( Visual )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"This title investigates some of the most critical earth science questions of the 21st century, focusing especially on issues of environmental degradation. It probes at how population, climate change, and economic pressures affect the world's resources such as food and water. This title is an abridged version of the original film."--Distributor's abstract
Speak the truth : an educational interactive DVD to teach giving bad news( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"The University of Texas Medical Branch School of Medicine presents this interactive DVD to assist students and practitioners in the skill and art of giving bad news to patients. This is one in a series of educational materials produced by the UTMB to facilitate the education of students and practitioners in the practice of palliative medicine."--Introduction
Mesolore by Liza Blakewell( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Mesolore is a bilingual cyber center and community of scholars and students that offers interactive primary documents and pedagogic resources about Mesoamerica's past and present. It includes and archive of documents, an atlas, and a classroom
Cathedral( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using live-action film and animation, the film illustrates the planning, building and cultural importance of the Gothic cathedral. The details of construction are graphically explained about the flying buttresses
Cathedral( Visual )

1 edition published in 1985 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Using live-action film and animation, the film illustrates the planning, building and cultural importance of the Gothic cathedral. Presented is each craftman's contribution, tools and materials
 
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